Collections: Libraries and Archives

  • 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: Reliquary Guardian Figure (Mbulu Ngulu)

The Kota once used reliquary guardian figures (mbulu ngulu) to protect and demarcate the revered bones of family ancestors. The bones were p...

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: Relief of Ptah Holding Ankh and Djed

    The complex nature of Egyptian deities is often indicated by their attributes. Osiris’s tightly wrapped mummy shroud and his crook and...

     

    We're renovating our second floor to bring you a better experience, which means the Libraries and Archives are closed to the public until Fall 2016. In the meantime, our Library Online Catalogue is available for research. If you're a researcher who needs to access our resources, send us an email and we'll do our best to assist you. Thanks for your patience.

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