Collections: Arts of the Americas

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Pot with Beveled Rim

Egyptian potters often introduced new shapes that flourished for only a few generations. By studying the changes in pottery design, archaeol...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Doorjamb of Thaasetimu

    Painted raised relief was the normal mode of decoration on the inside of Egyptian tombs and temples. Here a tomb owner is shown in the embra...

     
     
    Tetrapod Bowl with LidDouble-Spout, Bridge-Handle VesselMantle ("The Paracas Textile")CrucifixPanther Effigy PipeYokeFunerary MaskDouble Spout and Bridge BottleLife-Death FigureTunic (Uncu)Cylindrical VesselThunderbird Transformation MaskOyster Catcher RattleHouse Post, from a Set of FourLife Death FigureKneeling Figure Effigy PipeShirtWar Chiefs Carved Pipe StemKachina Doll (Kokopol)Carved PipeTotem Pole for the "House which is a Trail"Model of House of ContentmentInlayed Pipe Bowl with Two FacesCeremonial Hacha in the Form of a Monkeys HeadDouble-Spout VesselKachina Doll (Hilili Kohanna)Shirt for Chiefs War DressAwl CaseDance Mask (Takü)Baleen Whale MaskCamelid ConopaRaven RattlePlaque with Crocodile DeityPectoralEngraved Conch ShellFalse Head for Burial Bundle or Mummy MaskMirror HandlePeyote RattleWater JarGenealogy and Land Record of Juan Tepetzin (Fragmento de las Mujeres)Kachina DollKachina DollCarved Spoon with Five Animal HeadsProbably Bayeta-style Blanket with Terrace and Stepped DesignPipe Bowl representing OwlMaking Babies for Indian MarketSidefold DressBlack PouchHeaddress FrontletReclining JaguarKachina Doll (Kjaklo)Kachina Doll (Paiyatemu)Kachina Doll (Anahoho)Speaker FigureFragment of Mantle or Poncho

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