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Camel

Animal, Camel

Works of Art (8)

Ampulla (Flask) of Saint Menas, late 500s–mid-700s, Byzantine; Probably made at Abu Menas, near Alexandria, Egypt, Terracotta (27.94.19)
Animal flask, 7th–8th century, Syria, Yellowish, pinkish, and grayish colorless glass, free-blown and applied; tooled on the pontil (1999.145)
Camel with packboards and baggage, 6th–7th century, Western China or Central Asia, Earthenware with pigment (2000.8)
Camel, Northern Wei–Northern Qi dynasty, mid–late 6th century, China, Earthenware with traces of pigment (28.121)
Camel: From the Berain Grotesques, ca. 1685–89, Designed by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer; Woven at the Beauvais manufactory under the direction of Philippe Behagle or his son of the same name in the late 17th or early 18th century, French, Wool and silk (1977.437.1)
Composite camel with attendant, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1570s or 1580s, Iran, Khurasan, Opaque watercolor and ink on paper (25.83.6)
Journey of the Prophet Muhammad; Leaf from a copy of the Majmac al-tawarikh (Compendium of Histories), ca. 1425; Timurid, Herat, Afghanistan, Colors, silver, and gilt on brownish paper (57.51.9)
Wall Painting of a Camel, first half of 12th c. (perhaps 1129–34), From the hermitage of San Baudelio de Berlanga, Fresco transferred to canvas (61.219)