Collections: Arts of the Islamic World

  • 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: Kneeling Figure of Harbes

Private persons of means had a wide variety of choices for commemorative objects, including stelae, stone statues, and small bronzes of them...

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: Relief

    This relief is attributed to Saqqara, one of the cemeteries of the Lower, or northern, Egyptian capital city of Memphis, because it represen...

     
     
    Battle of KarbalaManuscript of the Hadiqat al-Su`ada (Garden of the Blessed) of FuzuliSpherical Hanging OrnamentHunter on Horseback Attacked by a LionBowl with Peacock MotifFolio of Poetry From the Divan of Sultan Husayn MirzaBowl of ReflectionsBowl with an Enthronement SceneKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsFragment of a Bowl Depicting a Mounted WarriorMirror CaseRosebushes, Bees, and a DragonflyJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsPrince YahyaMedallion Ushak Carpet"Bahram Gur at the Home of Baraham the Jew," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Second Small Shahnama of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Tiraz Fragment of Caliph Marwan IIFolio from the "Blue" QuranBowl with Kufic InscriptionHunter on Horseback Attacked by a Mythical BeastTop Section of a Water JugVelvet PanelPanel of TilesBowl with Kufic CalligraphyMolded TileMirror CaseMirror Case with Portrait of the Eunuch Manuchihr Khan Mu`tamid al-DawlaBird in a MedallionCarpet with Garden DesignBowl with Kufic InscriptionSultan Sanjar and the Old WomanHexagonal TileBottleDish Depicting a Coiled DragonAlbum Folio with CalligraphyChihil Kilid (Forty Keys) Divination Bowl with Inscriptions, Zodiac Signs, and Four PlaquettesAmulet BoxBottle Depicting a Hunting SceneFragments of Light 2Girl Adorned in Silver JewelryHunters at a StreamSeated Qajar Prince“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Crouching Youth Restrains a Bucking Ram in a Landscape"Job Lying Under a Tree," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Majma` al-tavarikh (Collection of Chronicles) of Hafiz Abru (d. 1430)Blue and White Bowl with Radial DesignPortrait of Fath Ali Shah QajarMan Holding a PomegranateYoung Woman Offering Wine to a SageBlue IrisCupRoseBorder Drawings and Page from a Manuscript of "Yusuf and Zulaykha" by Jami (d. 1492)Bowl Depicting Bahram Gur and AzadaCelestial Sphere

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