OUC Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis

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Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Icon of Saint George (?) (TE2262)
Fragmentary icon depicting most probably Saint George. The martyr saint is represented as a young mounted warrior on a white horse, holding a shield and a lance and wearing a diadem. Provenance: Church of Holy Cross, Askas, Cyprus

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus):  Icon of Mother of God Blachernitissa (TE2263)
A large, semicircular icon of Mother of God following the iconographic type of Blachernitissa. She is shown half-length, frontally with both arms upraised in prayer in the Orant pose, namely at either side of her body. The figure is accompanied by an…

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Wooden painted cross. Obverse (TE2233)
The cross consists of three wooden parts. On the obverse, the Crucifixion is painted between a representation of an altar on the upper vertical arm of the cross and a male donor in prayer on its lower vertical arm. Two tiny doors comprise the centre…

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Wooden painted cross. Reverse (TE2233)
The cross consists of three wooden parts. On the reverse, the lamb as symbol of Christ is framed by the four symbols of the evangelists. Provenance: Church of the Holy Cross, Askas, Cyprus

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Cross (TA080)
A hollow cross with rounded edges. It was used as eulogia or reliquary. This part of the cross shows Virgin Mary in the iconographic type of Kyriotissa at the centre surrounded by the four evangelists in medallions. Provenance: Church of Saint…

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Cross, inner side (TA080)
Inner side of a cross with rounded edges. It is part of an eulogia or reliquary. Provenance: Church of Saint Epiphanios, Saint Epiphanios Oreinis

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180) from the Hoard of Achera. (TN 126) Obverse
Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180). Obverse: Christ, with cross nimbus, seated on a throne facing, his right hand is blessing while the left is holding a Gospel book. Single border of dots.

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180) from the Hoard of Achera. (TN127) Obverse
Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180). Obverse: Christ, nimbate, seated on a backless throne facing; he raises his right hand in benediction and holds in the left a Gospel book resting on his…

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180) from the Hoard of Achera. (TN128) Obverse
Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180). Obverse: bust of Christ child (Emmanuel), with cross nimbus, facing; he raises his right hand in benediction.

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Solidus of Constans II (641-668) (TN3) Obverse
Solidus of Constans II. Obverse: bust of Constans II holding globus cruciger

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Solidus of Maurice (582-602) (TN5) Reverse
Solidus of Maurice. Reverse: Angel holding globus cruciger and Christogram-topped staff

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Solidus of Herakleios (610-41) (TN71) Obverse
Solidus of Herakleios. Obverse: Herakleios, bearded, Herakleios Constantine, and Heraklonas standing facing, each wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger.

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Solidus of Herakleios (610-41) (TN80) Obverse
Solidus of Herakleios. Obverse: Busts of Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine; small cross between.

Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis (Cyprus): Solidus of Phokas (602-10), (TN94) Reverse
Solidus of Phokas. Reverse: Angel holding Christogram-topped long staff and globus cruciger
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