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Early European Art
 
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Map of North Europe
  Gummersmark brooch, Denmark. Silver gilt, 6th century   Purse cover, from the Sutton Hoo burial ship, Suffolk, England. Cloisonne plaques of gold, garnet, and checked millefoire enamel, 615-25   Purse cover, from the Sutton Hoo burial ship, detail   Chi Rho Iota page, Book of Matthew, Book of Kells. Tempera on velum, late 8th or early 9th century  
                     
           
           
                     
  Map of Carolingian Europe   Palace Chapel of Charlemagne, Aachen, Germany. 762-805   Palace Chapel of Charlemagne   Palace Chapel of Charlemagne   Page with Matthew the Evangelist, Book of Matthew, Ebbo Gospels. Ink and colors on vellum, 816-40  
                     
           
           
                     
  Crucifixion with Angels and Mourning Figures, outer cover, Lindau Gospels. Gold, pearls, and gems, 870-80   Otto I Presenting Magdeburg Cathedral to Christ, ivory plaque, 962-73   Doors of Bishop Bernward, Cathedral (Abbey Church of Saint Michael), Hildesheim, Germany. Bronze, 1015   Doors of Bishop Bernward, detail   Doors of Bishop Bernward, detail  
                     
             
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