Collections: Arts of the Pacific Islands

  • 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: Headless Statuette of a Female

The shapely forms of this statuette are characteristic of the ideal feminine body type of the Ptolemaic Period. During Greek rule, full thig...

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: Oblong Flake with Drawing of Osiris Seated on His Throne Within a Shrine

    Even if he were not labeled by the hieroglyphs at the right ("Osiris, the great god"), this deity would be easy to identify. Osiri...

     
     
    Lizard Figure (Moko Miro)Spirit Figure (Bioma or Agiba)Figure (Kareau)Ancestral Figure (Korwar)Fan HandleGable Mask (Koruru)Figure (Hampatong) Representing a Male and FemaleAncestor Figure (Adu Zatua)Cord HandleFigure (Uli)Ceremonial ShieldHeaddress (Peue Ei)Mask (Pwemwe)Stopper for a Lime Container in the Form of a BirdStoolAncestral Figue (Ngwalndu)Ancestral Figure (Ngwalndu)DrumNecklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)Mask (Kavat)Ancestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Ancestor Figure (Adu Bihara)Lizard Figure ( Moko Miro)Ancestor Figure (Iene)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Stilt Step (Tapuvae)Canoe Breakwater (Rajim)Mask (Ges)Dance OrnamentMask (Rom)Food Pounder (Kea Tuki Popoi)Male FigureGrave MarkerAncestral SkullHeaddressMask (Tatanua)Dance StaffClub (Uu)Spirit Board (Gope)Spirit FigureHeaddressHead (Parata)Mask (Tatanua)Dance OrnamentEffigy Figure (Rambaramp)Pendant (Hei-tiki)Mask (Kanipu)Carved and Painted Board (Gope)Food BowlCanoe Prow (Tauihu)Door lintel (Pare or Korupe)Shield (Jamasj)Ancestral Figure (Ngwalndu)Treasure Box with Lid (Wakahuia)Throwing Club (i ula)

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