Collections: Items Tagged "persian"

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On View: Head of a King

Granite is extremely hard, but the sculptor of this statue was able to give the king's plump face and small features a softly natural qualit...

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...

     
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    Found 87 Items Tagged "persian"


    Blue IrisMi`raj (Ascension) of the Prophet Muhammad, Folio from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of NizamiTileOctagonal Bowl with InscriptionsLed by Songhur Balkhi and Lulu the Spy, the Ayyars Slit the Throats of Prison Guards and Free Said Farrukh-NizhadSample of Persian Calligraphy from a Mughal AlbumGushtasp Slaying the Dragon, Page from an Illustrated Manuscript of the Shahnama of FirdawsiTwo Ladies and a Child Reposing in the HaremPortrait of Malijak Aziz al-Sultan or Ahmad Shah as a Young Boy, One of 274 Vintage PhotographsThe Sasanian King Khusraw and Courtiers in a Garden, Page from a manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of FirdawsiLayli visits Majnun in the GroveEight-Pointed Star Tile with a GazellePortrait of Mirza Husayn Khan and Mirza Taghi Khan Amir Kabir, One of 274 Vintage PhotographsTwo Royal Officers in Full Uniform, One of 274 Vintage PhotographsBound Manuscript of the Khamsa of NizamiRugSadhus Gathered Around a FireBahram Gur Hunting Onagers with Fitna, Page from the Haft paykar (Seven Portraits), from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (d. 1209)
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