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Jar

Medium:
Earthenware with alkaline glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 26.4 × 19.4 cm (10 3/8 × 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
1st-3rd century
Period:
Parthian period
Topic:
Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE)  Search this
Iraq  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.7
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e03b9bd1-af9e-4f4a-9a08-464412f6bcbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1902.7

Jar

Medium:
Earthenware with alkaline glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 27.3 × 19.4 cm (10 3/4 × 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
1st-3rd century
Period:
Parthian period
Topic:
Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE)  Search this
Iraq  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
iridescence  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.255
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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The Story of the Beautiful
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3cb58dd27-62e9-4799-92b6-4bda618b6db1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1905.255
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Bead

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Date:
4th-6th century
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.1045
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36b30463e-fdcb-4ae0-93e8-c3a52ac79062
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.1045

Bead, tubular

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1st century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.1605
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30b539f8b-7339-403b-a515-ef8e7848e9e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.1605

Bead, cylindrical, a little bent

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H: 2 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1st century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.1620
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fa2ab8b4-3df3-4bb7-98b9-4e2b8ec69302
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.1620

Dark blue, three-handled jug with yellow and white dragged designs

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.5 x 4.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Eastern Mediterranean
Date:
500-300 BCE
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.434
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3254bbeaf-7933-42e6-b256-7e383c7bcfed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.434

Dark blue alabastron with two lugs and yellow and white feather design

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W: 12.7 x 3.6 cm (5 x 1 7/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Eastern Mediterranean
Date:
250-300 CE
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.435
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3277fa2ed-4801-4ee5-8f11-3a4f069e1637
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.435

Fragment of a beaker

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
W (overall): 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
1400-1200 BCE
Period:
Late Bronze Age
Topic:
Late Bronze Age (ca. 1600 - 1200 BCE)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.604
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ea51ade0-e122-4fa0-8a34-f931242a6c6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.604

Statuette of a standing woman dressed in chiton and peplos

Medium:
Rock crystal
Dimensions:
H (overall): 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
5th-6th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
woman  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3938a2cfb-f4ff-4fd6-b4a6-32e8949a4c59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.61

Armlet

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
Turkey  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34173f2ee-c09c-41da-bcf3-7f543c967c77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.62
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Armlet

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
6th-7th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
Turkey  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.63
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d354fbaf-118f-48ac-996b-785c2ba7c7f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.63
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Earring

Medium:
Gold, pearls, emeralds
Dimensions:
H x W: 10.6 x 4.4 cm (4 3/16 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
6th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
Turkey  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.64
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37a0c8c58-cfe5-4b98-90a1-921c6764aa93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.64
Online Media:

Earring

Medium:
Gold, pearls, emeralds
Dimensions:
H x W: 10.7 x 4 cm (4 3/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
6th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
Turkey  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3186e63da-8204-4800-901a-b38150f55119
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.65
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Medallion, consisting of a coin of Theodosius I (A.D. 379-395) set in an ornamental frame

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 0.5 cm (3/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Istanbul, Turkey
Date:
6th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Turkey  Search this
ruler  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)  Search this
medallion  Search this
filigree  Search this
beaded wire  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31a1162d4-5ddf-4d3c-bcf3-293020173c01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.67

Medallion, consisting of a coin (solidus) of Justinian I (A.D. 527-565) set in an ornamental frame with side loops for attachment

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
6th century
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Turkey  Search this
cross  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
beaded wire  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.68
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye327d1fbce-89cd-4df4-84b3-6e22aaf1dbc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.68

Medallion, consisting of a coin (solidus) of Justinus II (A.D. 565-578)

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
6th century
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Turkey  Search this
cross  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
beaded wire  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.69
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39345d68f-9b24-4bd1-8409-fff5559d59fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.69

Medallion, consisting of a coin (solidus) of Justinian I (A.D. 527-565) set in an ornamental frame with side loops for attachment

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
6th century
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Turkey  Search this
cross  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
beaded wire  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.70
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f659909f-fe83-43bd-8644-ba2858711473
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.70

Disk bead amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.774
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34c5cff4d-d158-4725-a6b4-493c95c88cbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.774

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.776
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f0722d9d-fffe-4809-b341-3545b6d68cf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.776

Disk bead, so-called Constantinian amulet

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Syria
Date:
4th century
Topic:
Syria  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.777
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38956a867-393d-4804-ba4e-0de3a12edbba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.777

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