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My visit to the Dumbarton Oaks Museum was quite an inspiring experience that enabled
me to experience Byzantium artwork collection that portrays various treasures. The museum
contains many treasures from the Byzantium period that gave me an extra ordinary experience of
the Byzantium art ranging from jewels, iron carvings, oil lamps, among others. The museum’s
Byzantium collection contains multiple fine artifacts collections from the Byzantium Empire.
These collections contain elements from various realms such as the imperial, secular, as well as
ecclesiastical realms. Most of the collections are from the fourth to the 15th century. The vessels
used in the Eucharist celebration of the Byzantium period were quite exceptional with the
treasures ranging from silver, gold, as well as bronze. The view was ultimately breathtaking. The
most exciting aspect of my visit to the museum was the ability to navigate from one part of the
museum to another. The guards were very friendly and were willing to share all the details about
the displayed artwork.
I arrived at the museum at around 2pm and this gave me ample time to view some of the
outstanding artworks in the museum. The museum was half-filled and the pe...