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Title: The so-called treasure of Sion, Antalya Museum, 6th century
Start date: 500
End date: 599
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

The treasure (found in Kumluca, Turkey) consisted of church liturgical objects, such as an oil lamp, a censer, book covers, and other liturgical vessels. Some of the treasure items are now part of the Dumbarton Oak Museum Collection. The treasure probably belonged to the monastery of Sion at Myra (mod. Demre), Lycia.

Place: Kumluca, Turkey  
Languages: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Medium: brass (alloy)
silver (metal)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Georgios Deligiannakis Archive  
Physical type: vessels (containers)
lamps (lighting devices)
Material and technique: gilding (technique)
carving (processes)
Data provider: Open University of Cyprus  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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