Collections: Items Tagged "epic"

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On View: Spoon (Kalukili)

The Boa and their neighbors, the Lega, carve spoons of elephant ivory and bone. Among the Lega, these are not used for eating but as emblems...

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: Kohl Tube Inscribed for Amunhotep III and Queen Tiye

    Shaped like a slender reed flute, this tube once contained eye paint called kohl that would have been applied with a wooden or faience stick...

     
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    Found 24 Items Tagged "epic"


    Battle of KarbalaKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsLokhapala on a Recumbent BullZumurrud Shah Takes Refuge in the Mountains“Rustam Lassoes the Khaqan (Ruler) of China,” Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Bowl Depicting Bahram Gur and AzadaMi`raj (Ascension) of the Prophet Muhammad, Folio from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of NizamiGoLed by Songhur Balkhi and Lulu the Spy, the Ayyars Slit the Throats of Prison Guards and Free Said Farrukh-NizhadBahram Gur Visits the Dome of Piruza on Wednesday, Page from the Haft paykar (Seven Portraits), from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (d. 1209)Layli visits Majnun in the GroveRama and Lakshmana Confer with Sugriva about the Search for Sita, Page from a Dispersed Ramayana SeriesKrishna Carried Across the RiverBound Manuscript of the Khamsa of NizamiBahram Gur Hunting Onagers with Fitna, Page from the Haft paykar (Seven Portraits), from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (d. 1209)Kama and Rati Witness the Reunion of Krishna and Radha, Page from a Gita Govinda SeriesReligion EnthronedFolio of Text from a "Khamseh" of Nizami
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