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Byzantine Collection

The Byzantine Collection, which encompasses the imperial, ecclesiastical, and secular realms, is one of the finest collections of portable, sumptuous objects in the world. Selected objects are on display in the Byzantine Gallery and Courtyard Gallery.

Pre-Columbian Collection

The Pre-Columbian Collection includes objects created during three thousand years of history in Mesoamerica, the Andes, and the Intermediate Area of Latin America. Its holdings of over seven hundred objects include stone sculpture, ceramics, architectural panels, small metal objects, and textiles. Selected objects are on display in the Pre-Columbian Gallery.

House Collection

The House Collection consists primarily of the historic interiors, Asian, European, and American artworks, and interior furnishings that Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss installed at Dumbarton Oaks and gave to Harvard University in 1940 and 1969.