Among the rarest of Middle Kingdom amulets are hollow gold cylinders, usually decorated with tiny gold balls arranged in a geometric pattern...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The kneeling posture conveys honor and reverence. The offering table suggests appeasement because it takes the form of a hieroglyph for &ldq...
The Brooklyn Museum's lantern slide collection was started by the Museum's curator of fine arts, William Henry Goodyear, in the late nineteenth century. The Museum's Libraries and Archives now holds 11,710 glass lantern slides, and selections can be seen here.
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