Collections: Arts of the Islamic World

  • 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: Doorjamb of Thaasetimu

Painted raised relief was the normal mode of decoration on the inside of Egyptian tombs and temples. Here a tomb owner is shown in the embra...

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: Falcon Head Terminal from Necklace

    The Egyptians associated the majestic falcon, symbol of the sky god Horus, with the king as early as Dynasty 1 (circa 3100–2800

     
    Battle of KarbalaManuscript of the Hadiqat al-Su`ada (Garden of the Blessed) of FuzuliFolio of Poetry From the Divan of Sultan Husayn MirzaBowl with Peacock MotifHunter on Horseback Attacked by a LionSpherical Hanging OrnamentBowl of ReflectionsMirror CaseFragment of a Bowl Depicting a Mounted WarriorKhusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing, From Pictorial Cycle of Eight Poetic SubjectsBowl with an Enthronement SceneJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsRosebushes, Bees, and a Dragonfly"Bahram Gur at the Home of Baraham the Jew," Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Second Small Shahnama of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Medallion Ushak CarpetPrince Yahya
     
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