Collections: Items Tagged "pillar"

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On View: Grave Marker (Tumba)

The Kongo place stone figures called tumba on the graves of powerful people. This chief is shown smoking a pipe with his head averted as if ...

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: Head from a Tomb Statue of a Man

    A tomb statue provided an eternal image for the deceased's spirit to inhabit in order to receive the offerings needed in the afterlife. Anci...

     
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    Found 12 Items Tagged "pillar"


    Tomb PillarFragmentary Statuette of a ManFragment of a Model ObeliskSpice Container or Salt ShakerDecorative Landscape, After Michele Felice CorneBrooklyn BridgePillar of Balustrade Found at Jerusalem (Pilier du balustrade, fouilles à Jérusalem)Djed-pillar AmuletDed-AmuletCrocodile FigureOne Fragment of AmuletFigurine of the Goddess Bast Walking
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