Collections: Items Tagged "storytelling"

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On View: Detail of a Row of Foreigners

The feathered headdress and distinctive facial features identify this man as a Nubian, an inhabitant of the land south of Egypt. Comparable ...

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 of Wesirwer, Priest of Montu

    The fragmentary inscription on the dorsal pillar of this head contains a rebus that reveals the owner's name—Wesirwer ("Osiris Is Grea...

     
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    Umar, Disguised as Mazmahil the Surgeon, Practices Quackery on the Sorcerers of Antali"Bahram Gur at the Home of Baraham the Jew," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Second Small Shahnama of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Caught Napping (Boys Caught Napping in a Field)Rama and Lakshmana Confer with Sugriva about the Search for Sita, Page from a Dispersed Ramayana SeriesKama and Rati Witness the Reunion of Krishna and Radha, Page from a Gita Govinda SeriesQuivering Earrings, Page from a Gita Govinda Series
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