Collections: Items Tagged "altar"

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
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    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Egyptian Priest Kneeling with Offering Table

The kneeling posture conveys honor and reverence. The offering table suggests appeasement because it takes the form of a hieroglyph for &ldq...

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: Fragment of Colored Hieroglyphs

    To represent sounds and ideas, the Egyptian system of hieroglyphic writing employed signs in the form of complete or partial images of human...

     
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    Found 14 Items Tagged "altar"


    Figure of a HornblowerAsen AltarMadonna and Child with Saints James Major and John the Evangelist, altarpieceZacharias Killed Between the Temple and the Altar (Zacharie tué entre le temple et lautel)Isaac on the AltarFunerary Stela of C. Julius ValeriusVirgin and Child Enthroned with Saints Benedict and Donato (?) and Four AngelsShrine for Statue of Madonna and ChildTraveling AltarJudith Place SettingAltarAltarAltarFragmentary Altar?
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