Collections: Items Tagged "old city"

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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: Reliquary Guardian Figure (Mbulu Ngulu)

The Kota once used reliquary guardian figures (mbulu ngulu) to protect and demarcate the revered bones of family ancestors. The bones were p...

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: Statuette of Hippopotamus

    Egyptian artists decorated statuettes of hippos with images of Nile flora and fauna. Common motifs included lotus buds, flowers, marsh grass...

     
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    The Southwest Corner of the Esplanade of the Haram, The Ancient Temple (Langle sud-ouest de lesplanade du Haram, lancien temple)View from Site in Northern Africa or Syria
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