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[Abu Simbel], 1850, Maxime Du Camp (French), Salted paper print (Blanquart-Evrard Process) from paper negative (1981.1229.2)
Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.1)
Aedicula with small landscape: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.1)

Egyptianizing scene: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.2)

Egyptianizing scene: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.3)
Aegis of Sekhmet or Bastet, Third Intermediate Period and later (ca. 1070–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (10.130.2055)
Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.2)
Akroterion of the grave monument of Timotheos and Nikon, ca. 350–325 B.C. Greek, Attic, Marble (07.286.107)
Amphoriskos (perfume bottle), late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Augustan or early Julio-Claudian,Roman, Banded agate (2001.253)
Animal-spouted pitcher, 9th–10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, 6D, Zir-i Zamin, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.247)
Anubis, Dynasty 26–30 (ca. 688–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.151)
Apis bull, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, ca. 664–332 B.C., Egyptian, Ivory (modern base) (17.190.62)
Archers (detail), Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafre, ca. 2551–2494 B.C., Egyptian; Excavated at Lisht, reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I, probably originally from Giza, Painted limestone (22.1.23)
Architectural tile fragment, 6th century B.C., Lydian; Excavated at Sardis, Terracotta with red and black painted decoration (26.164.1)
Arretine cup signed by Tigranes, ca. 25 B.C.–10 A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Terracotta (10.210.37)
Artist's sketches of Senenmut, New Kingdom, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1423 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (31.4.2)
Aryballos, ca. 570 B.C.; black-figure, Greek, Attic, Signed by Nearchos as potter, Terracotta (26.49)
Askos in the form of a deer, ca. 1725–1600 B.C.; Middle Cypriot III; White Painted V Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Idalion (Potamia), Terracotta (74.51.795)
Baboon with a wedjet eye, Dynasty 26 (ca. 688–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (44.4.41)
Bakers and Brewers from Meketre's model bakery, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.12)
Bannerstone, ca. 2000 B.C.; Archaic, Archaic peoples; United States, Ohio, Banded slate (1979.206.403)
Basin (pen), Majiayao culture, Majiayao phase, ca. 3200–2700 B.C., Gansu Province, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (L.1996.55.6)
Basket and toilet articles, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian, Halfa grass and linen cord; Egyptian alabaster, linen, linen cord, ebony; boxwood and cypress (36.3.189,.190,.199)
Bell inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti, 786–756 B.C., Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Bronze, iron (1977.186)
Bell krater depicting the return of Persephone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Attributed to the Persephone Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (28.57.23)
Bell, Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Spring and Autumn period, early 5th century B.C., China, Bronze (1988.20.7)
Belt fragment of animals, 7th century B.C., Northwestern Iran, possibly Gushi, Bronze (52.123)
Belt or harness ornament with an eagle and its prey, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gold inlaid with turquoise (17.190.2055)
Bes image, Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1070–712 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (26.7.878)
Bird Figure, date unknown, Mount Hagen region, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone (1996.373.2)
Bird handles from a bowl or basin, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (61.100.3a,b)
Bird Head, date unknown, Papua New Guinea, reportedly found in the Morobe district, Stone, pigment (1978.412.1504)
Bird Pendant, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Costa Rica; Guanacaste-Nicoya, Jadeite (1993.302)
Block statue of a governor, Late Period, Dynasty 26 (ca. 664–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Graywacke (1982.318)
Bone figurine with articulated arms and legs, 3rd century B.C., Greek (11.212.43)
Bottle, 3rd–4th century A.D., Roman, Cut glass (17.194.317)
Bottle, ca. 1862, Attributed to Christopher Dresser (British), Bone china (1996.94)
Bottle, Late Jomon period (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware with incised designs (1975.268.184)
Bowl decorated with marsh scenes, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.20)
Bowl fragment, 2nd century A.D., Roman, Terracotta (17.194.2073)
Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, 4th century, Roman or Byzantine, Glass, gold leaf (18.145.1 ab)
Bowl with a figure and birds, 10th century, Attributed to Iran, Nishapur, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.290)
Bowl with Arabic inscription, 10th century, Attributed to Iran or present-day Uzbekistan, Nishapur or Samarqand; found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Earthenware; white slip with incised black slip decoration under transparent glaze (40.170.25)
Bowl with Arabic inscription, late 10th–11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Earthenware; white slip with polychrome slip decoration under transparent glaze (40.170.15)
Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, Well in Room 2, Lower Level, Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) (38.40.137)
Bowl with handles terminating in lotuses, ca. 850–750 B.C.; Cypro-Geometric III, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Bronze (74.51.5673)
Bowl with radiating petal design, 8th–6th century B.C., Phrygian or Lydian; Anatolia, Silver (66.116)
Bowl, 3rd–4th century A.D., Roman, Blown glass (17.194.314)
Bowl, 7th–6th millennium B.C., Halaf period, Syria, Tell Halaf, Ceramic (1983.407)
Bowl, ca. 2500–1600 B.C.; Early or Middle Bronze Age, Cypriot, Red Polished Ware, Terracotta (74.51.1329)
Bowl, ca. 725–675 B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Gilt silver (74.51.4554)
Box mirror with the head of Pan, late 4th century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Bronze (25.78.44a-d)
Box with Sleeping Eros, 300s, Roman or Byzantine; Said to have been found in Tartus, Syria, Silver (47.100.33)
Box, ca. 1875, French, Gold and enamel (2002.258)
Bronze rod tripod, ca. 1250–1050 B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Bronze (74.51.5684)
Bronze waterspout in the form of a lion mask, ca. 100 B.C.–100 A.D.; late Hellenistic or early Roman; Greco-Roman style, Greco-Roman; From Cyprus, Bronze (74.51.5677)
Buffalo, late Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century B.C., China, Jade (nephrite) (1976.297.2)
Bust of a female figurine, Final Jomon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware with incised and cord-marked designs (1975.268.191)
Bust of Serapis, 2nd century A.D.; Mid-Imperial, Roman; said to be from Egypt, Silver (1991.127)
Cameo fragment with marine animals, first half of 1st century A.D., Roman, Glass (81.10.347)
Canopic jar with a lid in the shape of a royal woman's head, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb KV 55, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), blue glass, obsidian, unidentified stone (30.8.54)
Cat, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 400–30 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze (56.16.1)
Ceiling tile with geometric and floral designs, 6th century B.C., Anatolia, Phrygia, Gordion, Ceramic, paint (L.1994.96.5)
Chair, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Boxwood, cypress, ebony, linen cord (36.3.152)
[Children from the Village of Kalabshah, Nubia], 1852, Ernest Benecke (English, active France), Salted paper print from paper negative (2005.100.257)
Chlorite vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees, ca. 2700–2350 B.C., Gulf region or southern Iran, Chlorite (17.190.106)
Cinerary chest with lid, Imperial, Flavian or Trajanic, ca. 90–110 A.D., Roman, Marble (27.122.2a,b)
Cinerary urn, Julio-Claudian, first half of 1st century A.D., Roman; said to have been excavated from a tomb near Anagni, Marble (2002.297, 2002.568)
Cista with Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (96.18.1)
Cista with Herakles Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.2)
Clappers, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; From Amarna, Ivory (32.5.2a-b)
Coffee and tea service (déjeuner chinois reticulé), 1855–61, Sévres Manufactory (French); Designed by Hyacinthe Réginer (French), Hard-paste porcelain (69.193.1–11)
Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (25.3.182–184)
Coiled Serpent, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.32)
Coin cabinet, ca. 1809–19, Probably by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French); silver mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); designed by Charles Percier (French); decoration after drawings by Baron Dominique Vivant-Denon (French), Mahogany, silver (26.168.77)
Cone mosaic, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Excavated at the "Columned Hall," Uruk, Mesopotamia, Clay, mud plaster (L.1995.48.2)
Conical boss from a bowl with granulated decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.371)
Conical bowl, 2nd–1st century B.C., Hellenistic; Said to be from Syria, Cast glass (81.10.243)
Cosmetic container in the form of a Bes image holding the cap of a kohl tube, Late Period, Dynasty 27, ca. 525–404 B.C., Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.94)
Cosmetic Jar in the Form of a Cat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (calcite) with inlaid eyes of rock crystal and copper (1990.59.1)
Covered jar (hu), Western Han dynasty, 2nd–1st century B.C., Probably from Luoyang area, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (1992.165.20ab)
Crucifix, 1180–1230, Said to be from a monastery near Treviso, northern Italy, Wood with traces of paint (47.100.54)
Cult image of the god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.), Egyptian, Lapis lazuli (2007.24)
Cylinder seal and modern impression with winged horse with claws and horns, 13th century B.C.; Middle Assyrian style, Northern Mesopotamia, Chalcedony (1999.325.89)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene, 2250–2150 B.C.; late Akkadian period, Mesopotamia, Chert (41.160.192)
Cylinder seal with a battle of the gods, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Kish, Lapis lazuli (L.1992.23.4)
Cylinder seal with contest scene, 2350–2150 B.C., Mesopotamia, Albite (1999.325.4)
Cylinder seal with kneeling nude heroes, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Red jasper (L.1992.23.5)
Cylinder seal with schematic workers, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr period, Southern Mesopotamia, Rock crystal (1985.143)
Cylindrical stand or crown, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Levant, Nahal Mishmar, Copper alloy (L.1994.74.9)
Deep bowl with sculptural rim, late Middle Jomon period, ca. 1500 B.C., Japan, Earthenware (1992.252.1)
Deity as Standard Bearer, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.8)
Deity Figure (Cihuateotl), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.30)
Dish, 19th century, Joseph-Théodore Deck (French, Earthenware with underglaze and enamel polychrome decoration ("Persian" faience) (1985.225)
Dish, 6th–5th millennium B.C.; Ubaid period, Excavated at Ubaid Cemetery, Grave 136, Eridu, Mesopotamia, Ceramic (49.133.2)
Djed pillar, Late Period (ca. 688–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (89.2.539)
Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf, 2nd–3rd century; Parthian period, Hatra, northern Mesopotamia, Limestone (32.145a, b)
Double-Headed Figure, end of 3rd millennium B.C., Ecuador; Valdivia, Ceramic (1980.34.1)
Double-Spout Bottle, 1st–6th century, Peru, Nasca, Ceramic (1978.412.91)
Double-spout bottle, 2nd–4th century, Peru; Nazca, Ceramic (1996.174)
Earring in the form of a three-lobed wineskin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (1995.366)
Egyptianizing figures on either side of a tree with a winged disk, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (62.269.3)
Elephant, Late Naqada II (ca. 3650–3300 B.C.), Egyptian, Serpentine, bone (59.101.1)
Ewer with dancing females within arcades, 6th century; Sasanian style, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (67.10a,b)
Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes, 11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, E2, Middle Level, Bronze; cast, engraved (38.40.240)
Face of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite (26.7.1394)
Faceted Bowl, 5th–7th century; Sasanian, Iran (?), Glass, blown and wheel-cut (59.34)
Facsimile of a scene depicting an estate (Tomb of Nebamun, ca. 1375 B.C.), ca. 1928, Tempera on paper (30.4.57)
Female Figure, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.16)
Female Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.857)
Fibula, 8th–7th century B.C., Central Anatolia, Phrygia, Bronze (1970.231.1)
A Field of Barley, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.24)
Figure of a bull, ca. mid- to late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (47.100.85)
Figure of a reclining woman, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum) (86.16.3)
Fish, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847, Gold, beryl (09.180.1182)
Fluted bowl, Achaemenid, reign of Darius I or II, 522–486 B.C. or 432–405 B.C., Iran, Gold (54.3.1)
Footed bowl, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Hellenistic or Roman, Cast glass (81.10.129)
Foundation peg in the shape of the forepart of a lion, 2200–2000 B.C., Probably Tell Mozan (ancient Urkish), northeastern Syria, Bronze (48.180)
Four strands of beads, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.48)
Fragment of a calyx-krater (mixing bowl), ca. 400–380 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Black Fury Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (20.195)
Fragment of a cornice panel, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Stucco; molded, applied, and carved (40.170.441)
Fragment of a queen's face, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna (Akhetaten), Yellow jasper (26.7.1396)
Fragmentary head of a deity wearing a Dionysiac fillet, probably Julio-Claudian, ca. 14–68 A.D., Roman; copy of a Greek work of the 2nd century B.C., Marble, pigment, gilding (1992.11.66)
Fragmentary plate with engraved designs, 9th century, Attributed to Syria or Iraq; found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Well in annex of W4, low level below gatch, Glass, blue; blown, applied trail, scratch-engraved (40.170.131)
Fragmentary terracotta pinax (plaque) with a dancing girl, 5th century B.C., Cretan (53.5.39)
Fresco wall painting in a cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, ca. 40–30 B.C.; Late Republican, Roman, Plaster (03.14.13)
Funerary altar, 14–68; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (25.78.29)
Funerary plaque, ca. 520–510 B.C.; Archaic, black-figure, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (54.11.5)
Funerary relief, ca. 325–300 B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (29.54)
Funerary slab with a man controlling a rearing horse, Hellenistic, second half of 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.3)
Funerary slab with a soldier and two girls, Hellenistic, second half of 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.4)
Funerary slab with a soldier taking a kantharos from his attendant, Hellenistic, second half of 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.6)
Funerary slab with a soldier, Hellenistic, second half of 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.5)
Funerary stele with a seated man and two standing figures, Early Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.2)
Funerary stele with a woman in childbirth, Early Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek; from the Soldiers' Tomb, Ibrahimieh necropolis, Alexandria, excavated 1884, Limestone, paint (04.17.1)
Gable-topped chest and linens, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Whitewashed wood; linen (36.3.56,.54,.111,.140)
Ganymede Jewelry, Hellenistic, 330–300 B.C., Gold, rock crystal, emerald (37.11.8–.17)
Garland bowl, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Glass (91.1.1402)
Gladiator cup, ca. 50–80 A.D.; Neronian–Early Flavianic, Roman; Found at Montagnole, southern France, Glass (81.10.245)
Glass alabastron, late 8th–6th century B.C.; Archaic, Probably Phoenician; From Cyprus, Glass (74.51.312)
Glass rings and bracelets, 1st century B.C.–4th century A.D., Roman, Glass and gold (74.51.4244)
God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (34.2.1)
Gold kantharos (drinking cup with two high vertical handles), ca. 1550–1500 B.C.; Late Helladic I, Mycenaean, Gold (07.286.126)
Gold stater, ca. 560–546 B.C., Lydian; From Sardis, Gold (26.59.2)
Gold-glass alabastron, 1st century B.C., Hellenistic, Glass (17.194.286)
Grave stele of a little girl, ca. 450–440 B.C., Greek, Parian marble (27.45)
Grave stele of a youth and a little girl, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Parian marble (11.185a-c,f,g)
Grave stele with a family group, ca. 360 B.C.; Classical, Greek, Attic, Pentelic marble (11.100.2)
Gravestone with funerary banquet, 2nd–3rd century, Excavated at Palmyra, Syria, Limestone (02.29.1)
Hand and foot amulets, Dynasty 5–8 (ca. 2465–2100 B.C.), Egyptian, Carnelian (foot: 10.130.2355; hand: 10.130.2358)
Handle of a large dish, Mid-Imperial, Antonine or Severan, 2nd–early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Silver, gold (06.1106)
Handle-shaped ornament, Western Zhou dynasty, 10th–9th century B.C., China, Jade (nephrite) (1985.214.96)
Handles and rim of a cauldron, ca. 1300–1050; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5685)
Haremhab as a Scribe, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aye, ca. 1336–1323 B.C., Egyptian, Granodiorite (23.10.1)
Harp, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1390–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Wood (43.2.1)
Harpoon Counterweight, 2nd–3rd century, Old Bering Sea peoples; Alaska, Ivory (walrus) (1975.311)
Harpoon Head, 4th–5th century, Old Bering Sea peoples; Alaska, Ivory (walrus) (1981.358.1)
Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Indurated limestone (29.3.2)
Head of a cobra, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Carnelian (09.180.2455)
Head of a king, probably Shapur II, 4th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Gilded silver (65.126)
Head of a man, 3rd–4th century, Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.1)
Head of a Priest, 4th century B.C., Egyptian, Basalt (1989.281.102)
Head of a princess from a group statue, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Quartzite (2005.363)
Head of a Ptolemaic queen, Hellenistic, ca. 270–250 B.C.,> Greek, Marble (2002.66)
Head of a ram, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Mesopotamia, Ceramic, paint (1981.53)
Head of a ruler, ca. 2300–2000 B.C., Iran or Mesopotamia, Arsenical copper (47.100.80)
Head of a Water Deity, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Basalt (00.5.44)
Head of Ahmose I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ahmose I (ca. 1550–1525 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2006.270)
Head of an Antelope, Late Period, Dynasty 27, ca. 525–404 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke, agate, Egyptian alabaster (1992.55)
Head of Arsinoe II, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 316–270 B.C., Egyptian, Indurated limestone (38.10)
Head of Augustus, Roman Period, 27–20 B.C., Egyptian, Blue-green (glassy?) faience (26.7.1428)
Head of the pharaoh Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Diorite (1994.198)
Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 B.C.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style, Excavated at "King's Grave," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian (33.35.3)
Heart amulets, Dynasty 18–19 (ca. 1550–1186 B.C.), Egyptian, Glass (10.130.1782)

Heart amulets, Dynasty 19–20 (ca. 1295–1070 B.C.), Egyptian, Agate (10.130.1804)
Hedgehog amulet on a string, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Pit 995, Glazed steatite, reed (22.1.301)
Hippo's head, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Beryl (10.130.2310)
Hippopotamus tusk with circular perforations, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Levant, Nahal Mishmar, Ivory (hippopotamus) (L.1994.74.14)
Horned Figure Vessel, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Mexico; Colima, Ceramic (1979.206.478)
Horse blinker with sphinx, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (54.117.1)
Howard Carter Looking through the Open Doors of Tutankhamun's Second Shrine, January 1924, Harry Burton (English), The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gelatin silver print (TAA 678)
Human Figure, 2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D., Old Bering Sea peoples; Alaska, Ivory (walrus) (1979.206.695)
Human-headed winged lion (lamassu), 883–859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum) (32.143.2)
Incense burner, mid-1st millennium B.C., Southern Arabia, Bronze (49.71.2)
Incised Celt, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jade (jadeite) (1978.412.5)
Inlays and shrine elements, Dynasty 30–Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380–30 B.C., Egyptian, Glass (21.2.2)
Intaglio portrait of a young woman, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Sard (74.51.4236)
Intaglio with a portrait of the empress Julia Domna, ca. 205–210; Severan, Roman, Beryl (25.78.90)
Ionic capital, torus (foliated base), and parts of a fluted column shaft from the Temple of Artemis at Sardis, 4th century B.C., Greek, Lydian, Marble (26.59.1)
Jar, Majiayao culture, Machang phase, ca. 2300–2050 B.C., Gansu or Qinghai Province, China, Earthenware with painted decoration (1992.165.8)
Jug with a lion handle, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.187)
Jug, ca. 220–250, Roman, Terracotta (74.51.383)
King Sahure and a Nome God, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, ca. 2458–2446 B.C., Egyptian, Gneiss (18.2.4)
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel, 3100–2900 B.C.; Proto-Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Silver (66.173)
Kneeling statue of Amenemope-em-hat, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Psamtik I, ca. 664–610 B.C., Egyptian; Apparently from Memphis, Ptah temple, Graywacke (24.2.2)
Krater, ca. 750–700 B.C.; Geometric, Attributed to the Hirschfeld Workshop, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (14.130.14)
Kushite Pharaoh, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 713–664 B.C. Egyptian Bronze with gilding (2002.8)
Landscape with Perseus and Andromeda: From the "Mythological Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.16)
Large cista, mid-4th century B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.1)
Larnax (chest-shaped coffin), mid-13th century B.C.; Late Minoan IIIB, Minoan; Greece, Crete, Terracotta (1996.521a,b)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 440 B.C.; white ground, Attributed to the Achilles Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (1989.281.72)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 450 B.C.; white-ground, Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (21.88.17)
Lekythos depicting Poseidon pursuing Amymone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (17.230.35)
Lid of a ceremonial box, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Gilt silver (2000.26)
Lid of a funerary altar, late 1st century B.C., Roman, Marble (1997.271)
Lion head plaque, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Ivory (65.163.22)
Lion head terminal, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (63.109.1)
Lizard, ca. 1887, Emmanuel Frémiet (French), Stoneware, glazed (2003.280)
Long-necked jar, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.16)
Lotiform Cup, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian faience (26.7.971)
Lunate earrings, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold (33.35.45,.46)
Lute, Roman Byzantine period, 3rd–4th century, Egyptian, Wood (12.182.44)
Lydion (perfume jar), 6th century B.C., Greek, Lydian, Terracotta (26.164.27)
The Madytos Jewelry, ca. 330–300 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from Madytos, Gold (06.1217.1-.13)
Magical stela, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, ca. 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (50.85)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1508)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1509)
Male Figure (Moai Tangata), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood, obsidian, bone (1984.526)
Male Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.856)
Marble sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne, ca. 130–150 A.D., Roman, Hadrianic or early Antonine, Marble, Luni and Pentelic (90.12a,b)
Mask, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jadeite (1977.187.33)
Medallion with a griffin fighting an Arimaspian, 4th century B.C., Italic; Praeneste, Bronze (10.230.1)
Menat of Taharqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Taharqo, ca. 690–664 B.C., Egyptian, Faience (41.160.104)
Mirror Frame, ca. 1568, Wenzel Jamnitzer (German), Silver gilt, ebony, and mirror plate (17.190.620)
Mummy Mask, Roman period, ca. 60–70, Egyptian; Probably from Meir, Painted plaster, cartonnage (linen and gesso), and plant fibers (19.2.6)
Mummy with an inserted panel portrait of a youth, 80–100 A.D.; Roman Period, Egypt, Fayum, Hawara (Hawwara, Hawwaret el-Maqta; Adlan), Petrie, Encaustic on limewood, linen, human remains (11.139)
Mycenaean chariot krater, first half of 13th century B.C.; Late Helladic IIIB:1, Mycenaean; Found on Cyprus, Terracotta (74.51.966)
Neck from a vessel depicting the goddess Hathor flanked by felines, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver, gold (30.8.370)
Necklace choker, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.47)
Needles, hooks, and harpoon, Final Jomon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.), Japan, Bone (1975.268.327, 337, 341, 343, 345)
Nepthysis, Horus, and Isis, Dynasty 26 (ca. 688–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (17.194.2444)
Nubian with oryx, monkey, and leopard skins, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period; Phoenician style, Excavated at Fort Shalmaneser, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Mesopotamia, Ivory (60.145.11)
Open bowl, 1st century A.D., Nabataean; Jordan, Ceramic (1977.234.12)
Openwork stamp seals, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Copper alloy (1984.4)
Ostracon, New Kingdom, Dynasties 19–20, ca. 1295–?1069 B.C., Egyptian; From the Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Painted limestone (26.7.1453)
Ostrakon with a letter from Frange to Enoch, 580–640, Egypt, Pottery fragment with ink inscription (14.1.157)
Painted dado panel, 9th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Room W20, Stucco; painted (40.170.176)
Pair of belt buckles, Xianbei culture, ca. 1st century A.D., North China, Silver plate and gilt (24.174.6,7)
Pair of Bowls, Trophy-Head Deities, 3rd–1st century B.C., Peru, Paracas, Ceramic, postfired paint (63.232.79, 1976.287.31)
Pair of covered ritual wine containers (hu), late Western Zhou dynasty, late 9th–early 8th century B.C., China, Bronze (1988.20.4a,b-5a,b)
Pair of Earflare Frontals, 3rd–6th century, Guatemala; Maya, Jadeite (1989.314.15a,b)
Pair of Spouted Bottles, 2nd–4th century, Peru, Nasca, Ceramic (1992.60.6,.7)
Palette inscribed for Smendes, High Priest of Amun, Dynasty 21 (ca. 1045–992 B.C.), Egyptian; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wood, ink, reed (47.123a–g)
Panel painting of a woman in a blue mantle, Roman Period, 54–68, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (2013.438)
Part of a throne with deity on a bull, late 8th–7th century B.C.; Urartian style, Probably Toprakkale, eastern Anatolia, Bronze (50.163)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pendant in the form of a knotted dragon, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (ca. 475–221 B.C.), China, Jade (Nephrite) (1985.214.99)
Pestle Finial in the Form of a Bird, date unknown, Mount Hagen region, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone (1996.373.1)
Physician's cupping glass or alembic, 9th–11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Glass, greenish; blown, applied spout (40.170.132)
Pin with recumbent lion, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (61.100.10)
Pitcher, 3rd–4th century A.D., Roman, Blown glass (74.51.134)
Plaque with the goddess Durga and attendants, Shunga period, 1st century B.C., Chandraketugarh, West Bengal, India, Terracotta (1990.281)
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh, 5th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (1994.402)
Plate with king hunting rams, late 5th–early 6th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding, niello inlay (34.33)
Plate, 6th–5th millennium B.C.; Ubaid period, Excavated at Ubaid Cemetery, Grave 142, Eridu, Mesopotamia, Ceramic (49.133.4)
Polyphemus and Galatea in a Landscape, last decade of 1st century B.C.; mid-Augustan, Third Style, Roman, Fresco (20.192.17)ar
Portico of the Tomb of Amenemhat, Beni Hasan, 1851–52, Félix Teynard (French), Salted paper print from paper negative (1976.607.13)
Portrait bust of a bearded man, ca. 150–75 A.D.; Antonine, Roman, Marble (1998.209)
Portrait bust of a man, 1st century B.C.; Republican, Roman, Marble (12.233)
Portrait head of the Emperor Augustus, ca. 14–37; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (07.286.115)
Portrait head of the emperor Constantine I, ca. 324–337; Constantinian; Late Antique period, Roman, Marble (26.229)
Portrait head of the emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (called Caracalla), ca. 217–230; Late Severan, Roman, Marble (40.11.1a)
Portrait of a Boy, Roman period, 2nd century, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (18.9.2)
Prancing Horse, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, probably reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1391–1353 B.C., Egyptian, Ivory, garnet inlay (26.7.1293)
Pyxis (box), ca. 465–460 B.C., white-ground, Attributed to the Penthesilea Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.36)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Ram's-Head Amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 712–657 B.C., Egyptian/Nubian, Gold (1989.281.98)
Razor and mirror, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Bronze and wood (36.3.69,.13)
Recumbent lion, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5 (ca. 2575–2450 B.C.), Egyptian, Granite (2000.485)
Recumbent mouflon, Mature Harappan period, ca. 2600–1900 B.C., Indus Valley, Marble (1978.58)
Relief of Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (09.183.1a)
Relief of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; From the king's temple at Deir el-Bahri in western Thebes, Painted limestone (07.230.2)
Relief: king and eunuch attendant, 883–859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum) (32.143.4)
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink, 358–338 B.C.; Achaemenid period, reign of Artaxerxes III, Excavated at Persepolis, southwestern Iran, Limestone (34.158)
Reliefs from the Tomb of Nes-peka-shuty, Late Period, early Dynasty 26, late reign of Psamtik I, ca. 656–610 B.C., Egyptian; Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Limestone (23.3.468)
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gilded silver (1979.447)
Ribbed bowl, late 1st century B.C.–mid-1st century A.D., Roman, Cast glass (81.10.39)
Ring with Equestrian Figure, 19th–20th century, Mali; Dogon peoples, Copper alloy (1981.425.1)
Ring with head of Herakles, late 4th–3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold (10.132.1)
Rings and necklace, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes,Carnelian and linen thread; blue-glazed steatite and linen thread; carnelian, turquoise, moss agate, amethyst, milky quartz, green-glazed steatite, and twisted linen cord (40.3.1,.11,.16)
Ritual figure, 4th century B.C.–early Ptolemaic Period (380–246 B.C.), Egyptian, Wood, formerly clad in lead sheet (2003.154)
Ritual Figure, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Amenemhat II–Senwosret II, ca. 1919–1878 B.C., Egyptian; From Lisht, Painted wood (14.3.17)
Ritual food container (dui), Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 4th century B.C., China, Bronze inlaid with composition of bone black and lacquer (2006.117a,b)
Ritual object (bi), Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture, ca. 2700–2500 B.C., Jiangsu or Zhejiang Province, China, Nephrite (1986.112)
A Royal Hand, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, traces of paint (1985.328.1)
Sa sign, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; Thebes, Mentuhotep Temple, North Triangular Court, Pit 23, Electrum, silver(25.3.253)
Sabz Pushan Room, 10th century
Sarcophagus of Horkhebit, Late Period, Dynasty 26, ca. 590 B.C., Egyptian; From Saqqara, Basalt (07.229.1ab)
Sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens, Late Imperial, Gallienic, third quarter of 3rd century A.D., Roman; in the Villa Nero, Rome, about 1640; later, in the Giardino Torrigiani, Florence, Pentelic marble (10.104)
Sarcophagus, ca. 475–460 B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2451)
Sarcophagus, second quarter of 5th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot, Limestone (74.51.2453)
A Satyr Family: From the series Scherzi di Fantasia, ca. 1743–57, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (1976.537[19])
Scarab ring, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Amethyst, copper (10.130.910)

Scarab with the name of Hatshepsut, early Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian, Glazed steatite (27.3.206)

Heart scarab of Ruru, Dynasty 18–20 (ca. 1550–1070 B.C.), Egyptian, Dark green stone (10.130.1650)

Naturalistic scarab, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (ca. 688–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Alabaster (15.43.136)
Scribes from Meketre's model granary, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.11)
Seated female, 7th–6th millennium B.C., Halaf period, Mesopotamia or Syria, Ceramic, paint (1985.84)
Seated statue of Gudea, 2150–2100 B.C.; Neo-Sumerian period, Probably Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia, Diorite (59.2)
Section from the "Book of the Dead" of Nany, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reigns of Psensennes I–II, ca. 1040–945 B.C., Egyptian; Western Thebes, Painted and inscribed papyrus (30.3.31)
Section of a pilaster with acanthus scrolls, first half of 1st century A.D.; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (10.210.28)
Set of three soup plates, 1866–75, Félix Bracquemond (French); produced by Eugène Rousseau (French), Creamware (1996.161.1–3)
Shaft-hole axhead with a bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Silver, gold foil (1982.5)
Shallow bowl, 6th–5th millennium B.C.; Ubaid period, Excavated at Ubaid Cemetery, Grave 134, Eridu, Mesopotamia, Ceramic (49.133.3)
Shepherd's crook, ca. 2000–1900 B.C.; Early Cypriot III, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Copper-based metal (74.51.5570)
Shoe, 1300–1450, Poulaine of brown archaeological leather (29.158.914)
Shoes, 16th century, English, Black leather (29.158.892,3,6)
Sistrum, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, 2323–2291 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (26.7.1450)
Situla with design of ships, Dongson culture, 100 B.C.–100 A.D., Vietnam, Bronze (2000.284.60)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.18)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (07.228.22)
Skyphos (drinking cup), 6th century B.C., Greek, Lydian, Terracotta (16.75.14)
Small figurine, Final Jomon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware (1978.346)
So-called Antioch Mosaic, second half of 2nd century; Late Antonine, Roman, Mosaic (38.11.12)
Sobek as a crocodile, early Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–247 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.96)
Solidus of Constantius II (Sole Emperor, 350–361), 350–361, Byzantine, Gold (04.35.18)
Spearhead, 12th century B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot, Copper-based metal (74.51.5283)
Spearhead, Late Jomon period (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), Japan, Stone (1975.268.200)
Spout in the shape of a man's head, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Glazed ceramic (56.56)
Spouted jar and stand, 9th century B.C.; Iron Age II, Excavated at Hasanlu cemetery, northwestern Iran, Ceramic (60.20.15)
Spouted ritual wine vessel (guang), Shang dynasty, early Anyang period, 13th century B.C., Possibly Anyang, Henan Province, China, Bronze (43.25.4)
Spouted Vessel, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Indurated limestone (1999.484.3)
Stamp scarab seal with winged figures, 6th–5th century B.C., Levant or Syria, Green jasper (41.160.162)
Stamp seal amulet of a seated woman, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, Iran or Mesopotamia, Rhodochrosite (1988.380.1)
Stamp seal and a modern impression: unicorn or bull and inscription,, Mature Harappan period, ca. 2600–1900 B.C., Indus Valley, Burnt steatite (49.40.1)
Stamp seal with animal and bird, 6th–5th millennium B.C.; Ubaid period, Syria or Anatolia, Steatite or chlorite (1984.175.13)
Stamp seal with quadruped, 4500–3600 B.C.; Ubaid–Middle Gawra period, Syro/Cilicia or Anatolia, Chlorite (1984.175.15)
Stamp seal with quadrupeds, 4500–3600 B.C.; Ubaid–Middle Gawra period, Mesopotamia, Chlorite (93.17.122)
Stamp seal, 6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Syro/Cilicia, Steatite or chlorite (1986.311.1)
Standard with two long-horned bulls, 2400–2000 B.C.; Early Bronze Age III, North central Anatolia, Arsenical copper (55.137.5)
Standard, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Levant, Nahal Mishmar, Copper alloy (L.1994.74.6)
Standing female figure with clasped hands, Early Dynastic IIIA, ca. 2600–2500 B.C., Mesopotamia, Nippur, Inanna temple, Level VIIB, Limestone, shell, and lapis lazuli (62.70.2)
Standing Figure, end of 3rd millennium B.C., Ecuador; Valdivia, Ceramic (1980.83.12)
Standing Figure, late 3rd millennium B.C., Ecuador; Valdivia, Stone (1980.83.13)
Standing male figure, Bronze and Iron Age, 300 B.C.–200 A.D., Indonesia, eastern Java, Earthenware (2000.284.42)
Standing male figure, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.3)
Standing male figurine holding a quadruped, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1613)

Standing warrior (?), ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1614)

Standing warrior with a shield, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1655)

Standing male figurine playing a double flute, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1691)

Standing male figurine, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1692)
Standing male worshipper, 2750–2600 B.C.; Early Dynastic period II; Sumerian style, Excavated at Tell Asmar (ancient Eshnunna), central Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum), shell, black limestone (40.156)
Standing man, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gray stone (51.72.1)
Standing woman, 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.; Parthian period, Possibly Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (86.16.1)
Stater with head of Alexander the Great, 286–281 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Lysimachos, Pella, Gold (52.127.4)
Statue of a draped seated man, Republican or Early Imperial, 1st century B.C., Roman, Marble (09.221.4)
Statue of a kouros (youth), ca. 590–580 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Naxian marble (32.11.1)
Statue of a member of the imperial family shown in heroic semi-nudity, Early Imperial, Augustan or Julio-Claudian, 27 B.C.–68 A.D., Roman, Marble, pigment, gilding (2003.407.9)
Statue of a togatus, ca. 14–9 B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Marble (04.15)
Statue of a woman, 1st century B.C., Cypriot; said to be from the ruins of Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2456)
Statue of a young woman and a girl from a grave monument, ca. 320 B.C., Greek, Attic, Marble (44.11.2,.3)
Statue of an old market woman, Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian, 1st century A.D., Roman, Marble (09.39)
Statue of Diadoumenos, ca. 69–96 A.D.; Flavian; copy of a Greek original, ca. 430 B.C., Roman, Marble (Pentelic) (25.78.56)
Statue of Memi and Sabu, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., Egyptian; Probably from Giza, Painted limestone (48.111)
Statuette of a Hippopotamus, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian; Middle Egypt, Meir, Faience (17.9.1)
Statuette of a horse or elephant rider, 3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from ancient Athribis, Egypt, Bronze (55.11.11)
Statuette of a seated youth with articulated arms, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek, Boeotian; Said to be from Thebes, Terracotta (01.13.1)

Statuette of a seated girl with articulated arms, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek, Boeotian, Terracotta (01.13.2)
Statuette of a Woman, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Necho II, ca. 610–595 B.C., Egyptian, Silver (30.8.93)
Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Gold (26.7.1412)
Statuette of Isis and Horus, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 304–30 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian faience (55.121.5)
Statuette of Taweret, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes (cAsasif), Limestone with traces of paint (26.7.1404)
Statuette of the god Anubis as embalmer, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332–30 B.C., Egyptian, Wood with gesso and paint (38.5)
Statuette of the goddess Taweret, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332–30 B.C., Egyptian, Glassy faience (26.7.1193)
Statuette of Wah, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.210)
Stemmed cup with murex decoration, late 14th century B.C.; Late Helladic IIIA:2, Mycenaean, Terracotta (1972.118.137)
Stirrup jar with octopus, ca. 1200–1100 B.C.; Late Helladic IIIC, Helladic (Mycenaean), Terracotta (53.11.6)
Stone oil lamp, 9th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, Room 5, Lower Level, Steatite; carved (38.40.116)
Stone seated female figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Chlorite or steatite, and limestone (1989.281.41a,b)
Storage jar, Middle Jomon period (ca. 2500–1500 B.C.), Japan, Earthenware, unglazed (1975.268.182)
Storage jar, Yayoi period (ca. 4th century B.C.–3rd century A.D.), Japan, Earthenware (1975.268.378)
Strainer, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.369)
Strand of beads, 9th–12th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Carnelian (48.101.70)
Striding horned demon, ca. 3000 B.C., Mesopotamia or Iran, Arsenical copper (2007.280)
Sword, mid-1st century B.C.; Late Iron Age (La Tène), Celtic, Iron blade, copper alloy hilt and scabbard (1999.94a-d)
Taweret, Late Period (ca. 712–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.365)
Temple of Dendur, Roman period, ca. 15 B.C., Egyptian; Dendur, Nubia, Sandstone (68.154)
Terracotta Figure of Isis-Aphrodite, Roman period, 2nd–3rd century, Egyptian, Alluvial clay; brown, black, red, and pink paint on white englobe (1991.76)
Terracotta figurine with articulated arms and legs, early 5th century B.C., Greek, Corinthian (44.11.8)
Terret (Rein Guide), 1st century A.D., Celtic; Britain, Copper alloy, with champlevé enamel (1988.79)
Tetradrachm of Seleucus I, 300–280 B.C.; Seleucid, Iran, excavated at Pasargadae, Silver (1974.105.9)
Three female figures, ca.1400–1300 B.C.; Late Helladic IIIA, Mycenaean, Terracotta (35.11.16–.18)
Three fragments of a calyx-krater (mixing bowl), ca. 360–340 B.C.; added color, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian, Terracotta (10.210.17a,b,d)
Tivoli Hoard, mid-1st century B.C.; Late Republican, Roman; Italy, said to have been found at Tivoli or Boscoreale, Silver (20.49.2–.12)
Torso of a Ptolemaic King, Ptolemaic Period, 80–30 B.C., Egyptian, Dark basalt (1981.224.1)
Torso of a striding statue of a general, 4th century B.C., Egyptian, Schist (1996.91)
Tripod, ca. 1450–1050; Late Cypriot II or III, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5587)
Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus, ca. 260–270, Roman, Marble (55.11.5)
Two Princesses, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.6)
Two Vases in the Shape of a Mother Monkey with Her Young, a) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Merenre I, ca. 2255–2246 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (30.8.134) (b) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I, ca. 2289–2255 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (1992.338)
Tyet sign, early Dynasty 18 (ca. 1550–1458 B.C.), Egyptian; Abydos, Cemetery D, Tomb 33, Jasper (00.4.39)
U-shaped vase, 1886 or 1889, Christopher Dresser (British), Hard-paste porcelain (1988.30)
Vase with cover, 1888–98, William De Morgan (British); Manufacturer: Sand's End Pottery (British), Lustered earthenware (23.163.2ab)
Vessel (zun), late Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century B.C., Probably from Anyang, Henan Province, China, Earthenware with incised and relief decoration (50.61.5)
Vessel fragment with bird in profile, 7th–6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Excavated at Tell Brak, Eye Temple fill, Syria, Ceramic, paint (1988.323.7)
Vessel fragment with frieze of a bull, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, Mesopotamia, Steatite, chlorite (50.218)
Vessel fragment with geometric design, 7th–6th century B.C., Anatolia, Phrygia, Gordion, Ceramic, paint (L.1994.96.6)
Vessel fragment with rosette, 7th–6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Excavated at Tell Brak, FS 1314, Syria, Ceramic, paint (1988.323.6)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a lion, Achaemenid, 5th century B.C., Iran, Gold (54.3.3)
Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlight, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279), Ma Yuan (Chinese), Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk (1986.493.2)
Vignette on Khonsu's inner coffin lid, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.2a)
Votive offering, New Kingdom, second half of Dynasty 18, ca. 1400–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Wood with remains of black pigment (2006.16)
Votive plaque inscribed with Sabaean dedication, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (1993.169)
Water Deity (Chalchihuitlicue), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.72)
Wedjet eye, Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Gold (23.2.68)
Wine container (hu), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period, early 5th century B.C., China, Bronze inlaid with copper (1999.46ab)
Wing Fibula, 2nd century; Late Roman, Provincial Roman; Made in Pannonia, Silver, gold, four carnelians (1998.76)
Writing board of an apprentice scribe, Dynasty 11 or earlier (ca. 2030 B.C.), Egyptian; Provenance unknown, Whitewashed wood and ink (28.9.5)
Zoomorphic Figure, date unknown, Mendi region, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone, pigment (1984.123.1)