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The Medieval Era seemed to be a lot more heavily influenced by Byzantine art rather than Classical art. We saw a lot of depictions of Christ and angels in both Byzantine and Medieval artworks, and none of which were made out to be like a “graven image’ like we would have seen during the classical period. Golds and other bright colors are used to highlight little details and values as we see in the Book of Kells, and in the Jewelry of Queen Arnegunde, we see that medieval and Byzantine may have traded jewelry and other works of art with one another which may emphasize the similarities they shared.