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327434
Cylinder seal: Ishtar image and a worshiper below a canopy flanked by winged genies

Cylinder seal: Ishtar image and a worshiper below a canopy flanked by winged genies

Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.361.1

329079
Stele of Ushumgal

Stele of Ushumgal

Date: 2900–2700 B.C.
Accession Number: 58.29

322485
Clasp with an eagle and its prey

Clasp with an eagle and its prey

Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055

452160

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51

27789
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)

Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)

Long sword (katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)

Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c

39901
Night-Shining White

Night-Shining White

Han Gan (Chinese, active ca. 742–756)

Date: ca. 750
Accession Number: 1977.78

329081
Cuneiform tablet: administrative account of barley distribution with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars

Cuneiform tablet: administrative account of barley distribution with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars

Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 1988.433.1

44859
Wine Ewer with Design of Chrysanthemums and Paulownia Crests in Alternating Fields

Wine Ewer with Design of Chrysanthemums and Paulownia Crests in Alternating Fields

Date: ca. 1596
Accession Number: 1980.6

282883
Border #8

Border #8

Michal Rovner (Israeli, born 1957)

Date: 1997–98
Accession Number: 1999.240

452111

"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2

241307
Terracotta model of a ship

Terracotta model of a ship

Date: ca. 600–480 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.1752

451042
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali

Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56

24948
Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)

Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)

Inscribed by Rai Kunitoshi (Japanese, active ca. 1290–ca. 1320)

Date: ca. 1315–16
Accession Number: 1991.373a, b

453243
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises

Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises

Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221

327369
Weight in shape of frog

Weight in shape of frog

Date: ca. 2000–1600 B.C.
Accession Number: 1988.301

82981
Ensemble

Ensemble

Comme des Garçons (Japanese, founded 1969)

Date: fall/winter 2000–2001
Accession Number: 2001.742a, b

446562

"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)

Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.28

454611
Calligraphic Galleon

Calligraphic Galleon

'Abd al-Qadir Hisari

Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Accession Number: 2003.241

42183
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf

Dish in the Shape of a Leaf

Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11

242338
Limestone head of beardless male votary

Limestone head of beardless male votary

Date: mid–1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.2787

22506
Armor (Yoroi)

Armor (Yoroi)

Date: early 14th century
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e

42716
Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo)

Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo)

Date: ca. 1319
Accession Number: 65.29.2

449154
Dado Panel

Dado Panel

Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 37.40.46

446642
Silk Animal Carpet

Silk Animal Carpet

Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 14.40.721

327544
Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace

Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace

Date: 3rd–2nd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 1998.380

38341
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)

Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)

Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498

324158
Standing man

Standing man

Date: ca. A.D. 2nd century
Accession Number: 51.72.1

327520
Top for standard

Top for standard

Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.82.1

313830
Bis Pole

Bis Pole

Date: late 1950s
Accession Number: 1979.206.1611

449619
Lantern for a Lamp

Lantern for a Lamp

Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 39.40.87

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