Collections: Items Tagged "symbolism"

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    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: Stela of Amenemhat

The four lines of hieroglyphic text at the top of this stela list what every Egyptian wanted in the afterlife: “thousands of portions ...

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: Fragment of Tomb Relief

    Scenes of daily life, many of which may actually have had religious significance, were a basic element of private-tomb decoration until the ...

     
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    Found 16 Items Tagged "symbolism"


    YokeIce PitcherThe Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun (Rev. 12: 1-4)Peyote RattleFalse Head for Burial Bundle or Mummy MaskWhite CodFragment of Mantle or PonchoFounderingJacob Wrestling with the Angel (La Lutte de Jacob avec lAnge)CottonA Family of DervishesFlowersSketchBrass Altar StandAnimal Weight
    Objects
    A Different Reality: Symbolist Prints from the Collection
    Exhibitions