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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: Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape

Baboons warm their stomachs by sitting up, raising their paws, and facing the sun each morning, a behavior the Egyptians interpreted as sola...

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: Comb with Human Image

    This narrow comb originally had long teeth, and it was probably worn as a hair ornament. The long beard on the face resembles that on the ca...

     
    Deborah HallRaven RattleJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsInfinity II (Shinso)America (Snoop Dogg)"Dragonfly" LampPair Statue of Nebsen and Nebet-taDon Juan Xavier Joachín Gutiérrez Altamirano Velasco, Count of Santiago de CalimayaS. Marco, Venice, Italy, 1901Ancestral Figure (Korwar)Gloucester 16AThe Dinner Party

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