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Chalice

Description: This is a footed metal cup made of quartz, enamel and gilded silver. Base of the cup is made of metal with round design frames. Frames have human figures drawn inside them. The top part of the cup has a border with same design motif. There are gems embedded on the top border that are black in color. The encircled human figures are surrounded by white beads. There are rombus embedded red stones on the belt as well. There is red enamel in the middle part of the metal cup. There are circular discs on this red enameled part.
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Date: 1100~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[Manuscript Leaf from a Volume on Saints' Lives from the 12th Century, Italy/Lombardy]

Description: A leaf from a volume on the lives of saints from Italy, perhaps Lombardy, ca. 1100. Attenuated Caroline minuscule. Rubric in red majuscules. 16 line initial "P" with curling foliate infill. With the inscription of "D. Thomasio de Belmont" (perhaps Belmont-sur-Lausanne) and the date 1681 in one margin. Begins with an account of the life of Saint Cyprian.
Date: 1100
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oliphant

Description: The carved ivory oliphant features depictions of mammals and birds along the length of the musical instrument.
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Date: 1100/1199~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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