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  • Object: Miter

    Oct 03, 2018

    2013.13.7a-b Greek Bishop’s Miter Greek 20th Century Materials: Cloth/Paper/Ink/Metal/Thread/Glass This object is a Greek Bishop’s miter, or ceremonial headpiece.  It’s an elaborate headdress made from brocade, with elaborate embroidery and embellishments, and depicting Christian symbols and figures.   It belonged to [...]

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  • Object: Sheep bells

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0006a Sheep bells Greek mid-20th century Materials: copper Photo via: Traveling Classroom Foundation People have been raising and herding sheep in Greece for thousands of years. Sheep and their products are even featured in ancient Greek myths;  Jason and the [...]

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