Collections: Items Tagged "pre-columbian"

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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: Table of Offerings

Objects like this were called “basins for libations.” Priests used them in tombs to receive poured offerings for the deceased, s...

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: Headrest in Three Parts Inscribed for Khet

    The standard Egyptian headrest—the equivalent of the modern pillow—consisted of a curved neck support atop a pillar on an oblong...

     
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    Found 10 Items Tagged "pre-columbian"


    Pitcher with Black on White Geometric DesignOcarina in the Form of a Seated FigureEar Effigies, One of PairWinged FigureEar Effigies, One of a PairStanding FigureOrnamentCylindrical StampFace-Neck JarBridge Handled Bottle in the Form of a Duck
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