Collections: Items Tagged "middle east"

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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: Divination Object (Gbaule)

This object creates a frightening and otherworldly effect. Gbaule are divination objects used by the We to determine the causes of illness a...

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: Divination Torso Figure (Nkishi)

    Magical specialists called banganga use sculptures such as this male half figure known as a mukishi as devices for protection and divination...

     
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    Mirror CaseOn the Way between Old and New Cairo, Citadel Mosque of Mohammed Ali, and Tombs of the MamelukesHexagonal TileAn Interesting GameRelief of Persian GuardIsraeli Sniper WallThe Flight into Egypt (La fuite en Égypte)Jesus Sleeping During the Tempest (Jésus dormant pendant la tempête)Philae on the NileAmphora with Two Handles and Separate BaseThe Carpet Merchant of CairoStudy of a Moor in BlueArab HeadBox in the Form of an EthrogSeated StatueStudio Portrait of Zill al-Sultan, One of 274 Vintage PhotographsA Family of DervishesGroup of Women in Tribal Costume Dancing
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