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380424 03: A gold kolchan (quiver) of Tsar Mikhail Romanov circa 1627-28, from Moscow and the diamond crown of Tsar Ivan Alexelvich, circa 1680's also from Moscow, is on display Oct. 17, 2000 at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History. Drawn from the vast array of treasures in Moscow's Kremlin Museums, the exhibition 'Kremlin Gold: 1000 Years of Russian Gems and Jewels' presents 120 masterpieces of gems, jewels, and precious objects, many never before publicly displayed. The objects, both secular and sacred, represent major chapters in Russia's past, from the introduction of Byzantine Christianity in 988, through the turbulence of the Mongol invasions of the thirteenth century, to the rise of towering figures such as Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and Nicholas and Alexandra. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

380424 03: A gold kolchan (quiver) of Tsar Mikhail Romanov circa 1627-28, from Moscow and the diamond crown of Tsar Ivan Alexelvich, circa 1680's also from Moscow, is on display Oct. 17, 2000 at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History. Drawn from the vast array of treasures in Moscow's Kremlin Museums, the exhibition 'Kremlin Gold: 1000 Years of Russian Gems and Jewels' presents 120 masterpieces of gems, jewels, and precious objects, many never before publicly displayed. The objects, both secular and sacred, represent major chapters in Russia's past, from the introduction of Byzantine Christianity in 988, through the turbulence of the Mongol invasions of the thirteenth century, to the rise of towering figures such as Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and Nicholas and Alexandra. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)