Icon with full-length portrait of St. Michael Detail of the central panel : Late 11th or early 12th century, Constantinople. Materials: gold, silver gilt, cloisonne enamel on gold. Currently in Venice at the Procuratoria di San Marco.
Detail from the cover: Christ in majesty „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm from Limburg a. Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz
Constantine XI Monomachos and the Augusta Zoe in Hagia Sophia Overview and Technical Description The Zoe panel was rediscoved in July 1934 and work began in August by the Byzantine Institute led by Thomas Whittemore and a group of eleven craftsmen.