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Arthur Kingsley Porter Photographs of Architecture and Manuscripts, 1980s

  • PH.BZ.007
  • Collection
  • 1980 - 1989

Selections from Porter's photograph collection at Harvard that Porter took and compiled in the early 20th century. These duplicate photographs depict Byzantine and Medieval architecture, wall paintings, and sculpture from Egypt, France, Greece, Is...

Porter, Arthur Kingsley

Wall Painting

  • US DcWaDIC PH.BZ.001-13
  • Series

The collection includes images from sites and repositories the following countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, S...

Black and White Mounted Photograph Collection

  • PH.BZ.001
  • Collection

The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The ...

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Monastery of Saint Anthony, Church of Saint Anthony

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-002
  • Work
  • 500 - 1299

In the sixth or seventh century, or even earlier, the chapel, annex, and room west of the annex formed a single structure. By the end of the eighth century the chapel contained a painted arch. The main cycle of murals was executed in two stages in...

Monastery of Saint Paul, Cave Church of Saint Paul

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-004
  • Work
  • 500 - 1799

Originally a hermit's cave that became a late antique shrine and transformed into a monastery by the thirteenth century. Two seperate cycles of frescoes in the Cave Church date to the thirteenth century. The Cave Church was enlarged and partly rep...