Emperor Triumphant (Barberini Ivory)
- 6th Century, Ivory, believed to be made in a workshop in Constantinople
- transition between Roman art and Byzantine art
-Top Panel: Christ, Signaling blessing, surrounded by symbols of the sun, moon, and stars, depicts a younger Christ, two angels represent Nike.
- Middle Panel; Emperor, most deeply carved panel, also shows figures of Nike, a foe figure is behind the emperor representing the barbarians, female figure under the horse representing bounty of the Earth, High relief
- Left Panel: General, shallow relief, bags of stolen goods, lower status than the emperor
-Lower Panel: other figures, symbols of military triumph, bearded figures bringing gifts on the left, conquered people on the left.