Collections: Items Tagged "steatite"

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On View: Divination Tapper (Iroke Ifá)

As part of a ritual carried out to predict the future, Yoruba diviners beat tappers such as this against special trays. The sound is meant t...

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: Madonna of Humility, portable altarpiece

    Like other portable triptychs, this work was made for private devotions. Although, as always, the Madonna and Child are central, this Sienes...

     
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    Found 131 Items Tagged "steatite"


    Grave Marker (Tumba)Amulet in the Form of a Ba as Human-Headed BirdDish with Two GeeseKneeling Statue of NesbanebdjedetCylinder Seal with Bes and TaweretStamp Seal of Meru the Answerer of Horus [the King]Kohl Pot with Openwork DecorationBottle in the Form of a Mother and ChildBeaded NecklaceUshabti of SenkamaniskenShawabti of the Count of Thebes, MontuemhatThree Strand Necklace with ScarabCylinder Seal of Pepy IFragment of PectoralCowroid Amulet in Gold RingHathor with Horus as FalconDish in Form of Bound IbexModel Food Offering in Form of Bound Gazelle
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