Collections: Items Tagged "protection"

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

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: Trophy Head

    Abundant in pre-Columbian Costa Rican art and iconography, disembodied human heads are often depicted as trophies held in the hands of human...

     
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    Found 85 Items Tagged "protection"


    Mummy and Cartonnage of HorIsis Nursing HorusAnthropoid Coffin of ThothirdesPower Figure (Nkishi)Inner Cartonnage of GautseshenuModel of House of ContentmentAmulet in the Form of the God BesStela of User-pekhty-nisu and his wife, Pa-netjerEye AmuletReliquary Guardian Figure (Mbulu Ngulu)Hedgehog RattleSheet from a Book of the DeadCamelid ConopaVotive Pectoral of Ptolemy VSumerian Foundation FigurineAmulet with a Stylized Figure of Heh, the God of EternityAmulet in the Form of Bes-ImageAmulet with a Stylized Figure of Heh, the God of Eternity
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