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Maria Sibylla Merian
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A contribution to the 25th anniversary of the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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The Byzantine Emperors on Coins
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One hundred twenty seven Byzantine coins, one for each Byzantine emperor, plus the few usurpers who struck coins are presented in this online exhibition. All the objects have been selected from the Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Coin Collection in order to present the viewer with a glimpse into one of the largest Byzantine coin collections in the world.
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The Ancient Future: Mesoamerican and Andean Timekeeping
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The Aztec, Maya, and Inca civilizations used complex and multiple timekeeping systems for purposes of agriculture, worship, and political authority. Because little of the material record of the pre-Conquest peoples of the Americas survived, scholars through the ages have had limited primary sources to study to reach a comprehensive understanding of timekeeping in the Americas.
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God's Regents on Earth: A Thousand Years of Byzantine Imperial Seals
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For over a thousand years the Byzantine Emperor ruled as God's regent of earth. The decisions of the individuals who sat on the throne had repercussions throughout the Byzantine world and far beyond. Decrees, letters, judgments, and commands left Constantinople every day signed by the emperor in red ink and secured with the imperial seal. The designs of the imperial seals provide an insight into the minds and policies of the rulers whose image they bore; they tell us not only how they wished to be viewed by the recipients of their letters, but also how they viewed themselves.
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Beatrix Farrand’s Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks
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Diane Kostial McGuire, editor (1980)
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Byzantine Garden Culture
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Antony Littlewood, Henry Maguire, and Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, editors (2002)
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Garden Ornament at Dumbarton Oaks
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Linda Lott with James N. Carder (2009)
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Byzantine Coinage
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Philip Grierson (1999)
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The Iconography of the Teotihuacan Tlaloc
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Esther Pasztory (1974)
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Ecology and the Arts in Ancient Panama
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Olga F. Linares (1977)
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