Collections: Items Tagged "Persian"

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On View: Relief of Men Presenting Oxen

In this relief, three men bring cattle to the tomb owner, "from the towns of the estate," as the inscription says. Two of these balding, rus...

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: Scrimshaw, Whale's Tooth

    One of the main sources of lighting fuel in the colonial period and well into the nineteenth century was whale oil. Consequently, hunting fo...

     
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    Found 87 Items Tagged "Persian"


    Umar, Disguised as Mazmahil the Surgeon, Practices Quackery on the Sorcerers of AntaliFolio of Poetry From the Divan of Sultan Husayn MirzaHunter on Horseback Attacked by a LionKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsOverseer of the Treasury Ptahhotep in Persian CostumePrince YahyaHunter on Horseback Attacked by a Mythical BeastBowl with Incised Rosette on BaseRelief of Persian GuardHanging, 1 of 7 PiecesDress OrnamentOpenwork Roundel"Job Lying Under a Tree," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Majma` al-tavarikh (Collection of Chronicles) of Hafiz Abru (d. 1430)“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Blue and White Bowl with Radial DesignCrouching Youth Restrains a Bucking Ram in a LandscapePortrait of Fath Ali Shah QajarBlue Iris
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