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  • 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: Hippopotamus Tusk with Carved Head

This figure's face includes a long beard and carved ears. The tip of the tusk resembles a tall cap and the lower part suggests a cloaked bod...

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: Engraved Conch Shell

    The engraving on this shell depicts a falcon warrior wearing a beaked mask, a cloak of feathers, and ear spools. Vomit or a speech scroll em...

     
    Double Bell (Egogo)The Peaceable KingdomCoiled Presentation BowlBottleHaniwa Figure of a Shamaness"Come Away from Her"Center TableThe Wilbour PlaquePortrait of a ManS. Marco, Venice, Italy, 1901Charles, Vasa, MinnesotaThe Dinner Party

    Welcome to our collection online, where you’ll find a wealth of information about many of the objects in our rich holdings. We hope these pages will inspire you to explore further—both here and in our galleries.

    For a variety of reasons, including conservation concerns and the lending of works to other institutions, not all the objects illustrated here are on view at any one time. You can find the location of specific objects by accessing their individual records.

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