Formerly the Index of Christian Art; records of nearly 80,000 works of art accompanied by over 100,000 images. The Index records works of art from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1550. There is a particular emphasis on art of the Western world, but with significant holdings from Coptic Egypt, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Syria, Armenia, and the Near East. Seventeen different media are represented in the archive, among them manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, and glass.
Arts and Humanities