Collections: Items Tagged "decapitation"

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On View: Cup

This cup comes from the burial of a woman named Nesikhonsu. She was the daughter of one high priest of the god Amun-Re, the Wife of another,...

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: Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)

    An nkisi nkondi served as a container for potent ingredients used in magic and medicine, in judicial and healing contexts. To make an nkisi ...

     
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    Found 7 Items Tagged "decapitation"


    Predella with Annunciation and Scenes from the Lives of Four SaintsThe Last Honors to Counts Egmont and Hoorne, reduction (Les derniers honneurs rendus aux Comtes dEgmont et dHornes, réduction)Martyrdom of Saints Cosmas and Damian with their Three Brothers, part of an altarpieceThe Blue Beard Tableau: Fatima Enters the Forbidden Closet; What She Sees There; Disposition of the Bodies (Invisible to the Spectators)Nata Ragini, page from a dispersed Ragamala seriesHead of a Wild BoarMythical Figure from an Astrological Manuscript
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