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On View: Sculpture of Erotic Group

Despite the overtly sexual imagery, this composition has important religious content. The procreative union recalls the birth of Horus after...

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: Cylindrical Stand with Separate Bowl (Together Forming a Table of Offerings) of the Superintendent of the Granary, Ptahyeruka

    This jar and stand were used in a tomb to offer water, milk, beer, or wine to the deceased. They were set up in front of a “false door...

     
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    Found 63 Items Tagged "inscriptions"


    Headrest with Two Images of the God BesShabty Box of AmunemhatRitual KnifeTianhuang SealKneeling Figure of HarbesUshabti of the Lady of the House YuiOffering Stand of Irukaptah with BowlRelief of Offering TableCanopic Jar and Lid  (Depicting a Baboon)Fragmentary Ointment Jar Inscribed for UnasJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsCanopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Human)Ushabti of PsamtekBlock Statue of NesthothStela of User-pekhty-nisu and his wife, Pa-netjerShawabtiNes-Peka-Shuti Relief: Fragmentary BlockGrave Stela of Thenet
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