Collections: Items Tagged "Ostracon"

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On View: Snuff Container (Tesa Ya Ma Kanya)

The body of this female figure seated on a chair has been hollowed out to hold snuff. The head and neck serve as a stopper. Containers such ...

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: Toilet Dish in Two Parts in the Form of a Fish

    A container for cosmetics or possibly medical ointment, this covered dish represents a tilapia fish. The tilapia symbolized fertility and wa...

     
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    Found 77 Items Tagged "Ostracon"


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