Scope and Contents
Mounted photographs of objects correspond to entries in the Silver Corpus Catalog. Each individual object entry includes a description with dimensions and weights provided by published sources and by the holding institutions. An accompanying card catalog serves as an index to the objects; reference cards record bibliography, locations, hoard codes, inscriptions, and object types.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Extent24 linear feet (45 boxes containing around 4,000 photographs; 10 binders of documents; 4 boxes of reference cards)
Biographical / Historical
- Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Corpus of early Christian and Byzantine silver, 1981-1986 : Finding aid.
- EAD ID
Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository
With more than a million unique and historical items, archival collections in ICFA represent the three areas of study supported by Dumbarton Oaks: Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape. Collections are generally comprised of administrative records, fieldwork papers, photographic prints, negatives, slides, oversize drawings, and moving images. Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 9:30am-12pm and 1-4:40pm (excpet Federal Holidays).
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