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Works of Art (477)

Jain Siddha Bahubali, Entwined with Forest Vines, late 6th–7th century, India (Karnataka), Copper Alloy (1987.142.339)
Aegis of Sekhmet or Bastet, Third Intermediate Period and later (ca. 1070–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (10.130.2055)
Aizen Myōō (Rāga-vidyārāja), Nanbokuchō period, 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (66.90)
Allegory of the Planets and Continents, sketch, 1752, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (1977.1.3)
Altarpiece dedicated to Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 524, China, Gilt bronze (38.158.1a–n)
Amitabha Triad, Goryeo dynasty, ca. early 14th century, Unidentified artist, Korea, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (30.76.298)
Amorini Celebrate the Rape of Proserpina, 1805–12, Francesco Rosaspina (Italian), after an oil painting by Francesco Albani (Italian), Engraving and etching (45.78.123)
Amphora (jar), ca. 540–530 B.C.; black-figure, Signed by Taleides as potter, attributed to the Taleides Painter, Greek, Attic, Archaic, Terracotta (47.11.5)
Amphora, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic; red-figure, Signed by Andokides, as potter; Attributed to the Andokides Painter (red-figure decoration); Attributed to Psiax (black-figure decoration), Greek, Attic, Terracotta (63.11.6)
Annibale Carracci Introduces Painting to Apollo and Minerva, Pietro Aquila (Italian), after a drawing by Carlo Maratta (Italian), Etching (51.501.2593)
Anubis, Dynasty 26–30 (ca. 688–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.151)
Apollo and Daphne, ca. 1538–40, Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Medulic or Meldolla) (Italian, Venetian), Etching (26.70.3[195])
Apollo and Diana, ca. 1500–1505, JBarbari, Jacopo de' (Italian), Engraving (20.92.2)
Apollo and the Muses on Parnassus, 1784, Raphael Morghen (Italian, Neapolitan), after Anton Raphael Mengs (German), Engraving and etching (28.22.36)
Apollo and the Muses on Parnassus, ca. 1514–20, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Engraving (17.37.150)
Apollo Belvedere,ca. 1530–34, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), Engraving (49.97.114)
Apollo Slays the Python and Quarrels with Cupid: From the series The Story of Apollo and Daphne, mid-16th century, Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome), after Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Engraving (49.97.323)
Apollo, 1588, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (51.501.3)
Apollo, ca. 1595–97, Adriaen de Vries (Netherlandish), Bronze (41.190.534)
Apollo, Marsyas, and the Judgment of Midas, 1582, Melchior Meier (German, active Tuscany), Engraving (41.1.210)
Apollo, Pan, and a Putto Blowing a Horn, 1560s, Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantuan), after Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bolognese), Engraving (49.95.161)
Apollo, Pegasus, and the Hippocrene Spring, mid-16th century, Angiolo Falconetto (Italian), after Giulio Romano (Italian, Roman, ca. 1499–1546), Etching (49.95.286)
Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy, sketch for a ceiling painting, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (1980.363)
Ardhanarishvara (Composite of Shiva and Parvati), Pre-Angkor period, 7th–8th century, Cambodia, Bronze (1993.387.4)
Armorial Plate (Tondino), ca. 1520–25 (or 1519?), Nicola da Urbino (Italian), Majolica (1975.1.1019)
Aryballos, ca. 570 B.C.; black-figure, Greek, Attic, Signed by Nearchos as potter, Terracotta (26.49)
Aureus of Septimius Severus, with a portrait of Julia Domna, ca. 193–96 A.D.; Severan, Roman, Gold (99.35.218)
Autumn, ca. 1594, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, red-brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white (61.25.2)
Bacchanal with a Wine Vat, 1470s, Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Paduan), Engraving and drypoint (1986.1159)
Bell krater depicting the return of Persephone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Attributed to the Persephone Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (28.57.23)
Belt buckle, ca. 1868, California Jewelry Company, manufacturer; William Cummings, patentee, American, Gold, champlevé enamel (2000.571)
Bes image, Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1070–712 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (26.7.878)
Birth of Cupid, Master of Flora (Italian, Fontainebleau), Oil on wood (41.48)
Birth of the Buddha, Kushan period, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Stone (1987.417.1)
The Birth of Venus, 1875, Alexandre Cabanel (French), Oil on canvas (94.24.1)
Black Tangka with Goddess Lha Mo, late 16th century, Tibet, Distemper on cloth (1983.510.1)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa), Yuan dynasty, dated 1282, Probably Hebei Province, China, Wood (willow) with traces of pigment, single woodblock construction (34.15.1)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi hou Guanyin Pusa), Ming dynasty, late 15th–16th century, China, Wood (poplar) with pigments, single woodblock construction (2000.270)
Bodhisattva Manjushri as Tikshna-Manjushri (Minjie Wenshu Pusa), Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403–24), China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2001.59)
Bodhisattva Padmapani, Transitional period, 10th–11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy with gilding and semiprecious stones (1982.220.2)
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, ca. 550–60, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigments (65.29.4)
Bottle with Daoist Immortal Zhongli Quan, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century, China, Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (2010.312)
Boulder with Daoist Paradise, Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Jade (02.18.684)
Bowl, 6th–9th century, Peru; Wari, Ceramic (1979.206.385)
Bowl, Late Antique, 2nd half of 4th–early 5th century A.D., Roman, Glass, blown and cut (17.194.328)
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)
Bracteate, 5th–6th century, Scandinavian, Gold (2001.583)
Brahma (Beomcheon), Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), Unidentified artist (late 16th century), Korea, Hanging scroll, ink and color on hemp (21.57)
Bronze hydria (water jar), 4th century B.C.; Classical, Greek, Bronze (44.11.9)
Buddha Amitayus attended by bodhisattvas, 11th century, Tibet, Distemper on cloth (1989.284)
Buddha Amoghasiddhi with Eight Bodhisattvas, ca. 1200–1250, Tibet (Central regions), Distemper on cloth (1991.74)
Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 486, China, Gilt bronze with traces of pigment, piece-mold cast (26.123)
Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo), Yuan dynasty, ca. 1319, Shanxi Province, China, Water-based pigment over foundation of clay mixed with straw (65.29.2)
Buddha sheltered by a naga, Angkor period, 12th century, Cambodia, Bronze (1987.424.19ab)
Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Tang dynasty, early 8th century, China, Gilt leaded bronze, lost-wax cast (43.24.3)
Buddha, Gupta period, second half of 6th century, India (probably Bihar), Bronze (69.222)
Buddha, probably Amitabha (Amituo), Tang dynasty, early 7th century, China, Dry lacquer with traces of gilt and pigment (19.186)
Buddha, probably Shakyamuni (Shijiamouni), Sixteen Kingdoms period, late 4th–early 5th century, China, Gilt bronze, piece-mold cast (1974.268.8a–c)
Buddha, probably Vairochana (Piluzhena), Liao dynasty, early 11th century, China, Gilt bronze (2006.284)
Buddha's Descent from the Trayastrimsha Heaven, Ikshvaku period, second half of 3rd century, India, Andhra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda, Limestone (28.31)
The Buddha's First Sermon at Sarnath, ca. 2nd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1980.527.4)
Buddhist goddess Ushnishavijaya (Zun Shengfomu), Qing dynasty, late 17th–early 18th century, China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2007.75a, b)
Buddhist Guardian Mahabala, Eastern Javanese period, 11th century, Indonesia (Java), Bronze (1995.570.4)
Buddhist Guardian: Chandamaharoshana, 15th century, Nepal, Distemper and gold on cloth (1994.452)
Buddhist Monk Bodhidharma (Chinese: Damo), 17th century, Ming (1368–1644)–Qing (1644–1911) dynasty, China, Rhinoceros horn (2011.344)
Buddhist Sage, dated 1928, Wang Zhen (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1986.267.156)
Bust of Hevajra, Angkor period, Khmer style of the Bayon, late 12th–early 13th century, Cambodia, Stone (36.96.4)
Bust of Serapis, 2nd century A.D.; Mid-Imperial, Roman; said to be from Egypt, Silver (1991.127)
Calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), ca. 440–430 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to a painter of the Polygnotos Group, Greek, Attic, Classical, Terracotta (56.171.48)
Calyx-krater (vessel for mixing wine and water) depicting Herakles, Theseus, and Perithous in Hades, ca. 450–440 B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Nekyia Painter, Terracotta (08.258.21)
Cameo cup fragment with lovemaking scene, first half of 1st century A.D., Roman, Glass (81.10.349)
Cameo fragment with Jupiter astride an eagle, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Roman (or possibly Late Hellenistic), Sardonyx (32.142.2)
Cameo with Hercules, ca. 1220, Probably made in southern Italy, Sardonyx with modern gold frame (38.150.23)
Candelabrum with Stand, 1838, Paul Storr (British), Silver, (1976.423-h)
Censer Cover (Xantil), 13th–15th century, Mexico; Tehuacá Ceramic, pigment (1978.412.10)
Censer Support, 8th–9th century, Mexico; Maya, Ceramic (1978.412.99)
Centerpiece, ca. 1775–80, Italian; Cozzi factory, Hard-paste porcelain (1977.216.37)
Chair panel of Thutmose IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, ca. 1400–1390 B.C., Egyptian, Cedar (30.8.45)
Chamunda, the Horrific Destroyer of Evil, 10th–11th century, India, Madhya Pradesh, Sandstone (1989.121)
Childbirth bowl (scodella) with Aeneas Fleeing Troy (interior) and grotteschi (exterior); and tray (tagliere) with Pyramis and Thisbe (top) and Hercules and the Nemean Lion (bottom), ca. 1530–40, Baldassare Manara (Italian), Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) (1975.1.1043a,b)
Childbirth bowl (scodella) with confinement-chamber scene (interior) and Diana and Actaeon (exterior), ca. 1530s, Circle of Francesco Xanto Avelli (Italian), Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) (41.49.2)
Cista with Herakles Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.2)
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)
Column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), ca. 350–320 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Group of Boston 00.348, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (50.11.4)
Column-krater, ca. 550 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to Lydos, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (31.11.11)
Contest between Athena and Poseidon, ca. 1543, Antonio Fantuzzi (Italian, Bolognese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Etching; sheet, trimmed to platemark (49.97.589)
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)
Courtesan and Blind Cupid, ca. 1588, Pietro Bertelli (Italian, Paduan), Engraving and etching; sheet (55.503.30)
Cross-Shaped Pendant and Four Other Motifs, 1622, Giovanni Battista Costantini (Italian), Blackwork and engraving (23.101.8)
Cult image of the god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.), Egyptian, Lapis lazuli (2007.24)
Cupid on a Lion, ca. 1675–90, Mattheus van Beveren (Flemish), Flemish, Ivory, ebony base (1980.220)
Cupid with the Arms of Mars, ca. 1547–62, Adamo Scultori (Italian, Mantuan), Engraving (49.97.479)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: Ishtar image and a worshipper below a canopy flanked by winged genies, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, modeled style, Mesopotamia, Chalcedony (1989.361.1)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper approaching bearded god, 1820–1730 B.C.; Classic Syrian I style, Syria, Hematite (1991.368.5)
Cylinder seal with a battle of the gods, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Kish, Lapis lazuli (L.1992.23.4)
Dainichi Nyorai (Mahā-vairochana), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Wood with gold leaf and lacquer (26.118)
Dancing four-armed Ganesha, 16th–17th century Nepal Gilt copper alloy (1992.384)
Daoist Deity, probably Heavenly Marshal Zhao (Zhao Gong Ming), Ming dynasty, dated 1482, Qiao Bin (Chinese), Glazed pottery (1971.163)
Daoist Immortal Laozi, also identifiable as Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning, Ming dynasty, dated 1438, Chen Yanqing (Chinese), Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (1997.139)
Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana), 2nd–4th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (L.1993.69.4)
Death of the Demoness Putana: Page from a dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Krishna), ca. 1610, India (Rajasthan, Bikaner), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (2002.176)
Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan), Kamakura period, 14th century, Unidentified artist, Kyoto, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and color on silk (12.134.10)
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)
Deity Figure (Zemí), 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino, Sandstone (1979.206.1209)
Deity Figure (Zemí), ca. 1000, Dominican Republic; Taino people, Ironwood, shell (1979.206.380)
Deity Figure, 3rd–6th century, Honduras; Maya, Jade (jadeite), cinnabar (1979.206.1069)
The Destruction of the Children of Niobe: From a set of The Horses, early 1630s, Franz Cleyn (German); Woven at the Mortlake manufactory, 1650–70, English, Wool and silk (36.149.1)
Diana and Actaeon, 1836, Camille Corot (French), Oil on canvas (1975.1.162)
Diana and Actaeon, ca. 1590, Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, white heightening, over traces of black chalk (1997.93)
Diana and Cupid, 1761, Pompeo Girolamo Batoni (Italian, Roman), Oil on canvas (1982.438)
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
Diana the Huntress, after 1526, Giampietrino (Giovanni Pietro Rizzoli) (Italian, Milanese), Oil on wood 1989.21
Diana, 1888–89; this cast, 1890, Frederick William MacMonnies (American), Bronze (27.21.9)
Diana, 1892–93; this cast, 1928, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Bronze, gilt (28.101)
Diana, 1893–94; this cast, 1894 or after, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Bronze (1985.353)
Diana: From the series Gods in Niches, 1526, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian, Veronese or Parmese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Engraving, as retouched by Franceso Villamena (Italian) (49.97.233)
Dish: The Wedding Feast of Cupid and Psyche, 1558, Pierre Reymond (French), Enamel on copper (1984.195)
Disk with a herm of Dionysos in relief, Early Imperial, third quarter of 1st century A.D., Roman, Marble, pigment (26.60.27)
The Dream of Aeneas, ca. 1663–66, Salvator Rosa (Italian, Neapolitan), Oil on canvas (65.118)
The Dream of Queen Maya, Kushan period, 1st century A.D., Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Schist (1976.402)
Drowning of Britomartis, 1547–59, Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French); possibly woven by Pierre Blasse the Younger and Jacques Langlois (both French), Wool and silk (42.57.1)
Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century, Niccolò Amastini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment (40.20.30)
Endymion sarcophagus, Mid-Imperial, Severan, early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Marble (47.100.4)
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani, Early Eastern Javanese period, second half of the 10th century, Java, Indonesia, Bronze (2004.259)
Enthroned Jina, probably Neminatha, late 7th century, India (Gukarat, Akota), Copper alloy (2008.279)
The Fall of Phaeton: From the series The Metamorphoses, ca. 1588, Anonymous engraver, after Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (49.97.662)
The Fall of Phaeton: From the series The Metamorphoses, ca. 1588, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Pen and red-brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white, indented for transfer (1992.376)
Fall of the Giants, 1638, Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bolognese), after Guido Reni (Italian, Bolognese), Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, printed on four sheets (17.50.2)
Fall of the Giants, ca. 1530s–40s, Attributed to Girolamo Fagiuoli (Italian, active Bologna), after Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian), Engraving (49.95.8)
Farnese Hercules,1562, Jacob Bos (Netherlandish, born 's Hertogenbosch), Published by Antonio Lafréri (French), From the Metropolitan Museum's copy of the Speculum Romanae magnificentiae (Mirror of Rome's Magnificence), Engraving (41.72[2.63])
Fasting Siddhartha, Kushan period, ca. 3rd century, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara), Schist (1987.218.5)
Feast of the Gods at the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, 1587, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), after Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish), Engraving, printed from three plates on three attached sheets; second state of four (2000.113)
Female Figure, early 19th century, Ha'apai Archipelago, Tonga, Whale ivory (1979.206.1470)
Fierce Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Transcendent Wisdom, 10th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy with color and gold paint (1982.220.13)
Figure of Magu with a fawn, Qing dynasty or early Republic, late 19th–early 20th century, China; Dehua ware, Fujian Province, Porcelain with clear glaze (34.13)
Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia (Tairona), Cast gold (69.7.10)
Figure, 9th–11th century (?), Marae 12, Mokumanamana (Necker Island), Hawai'i, Vesicular basalt (1976.194)
Figurine of a winged goddess, 7th or early 6th century B.C., Greek, Laconian; found in the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Lead (24.195.4)
Finger ring engraved with a seated woman and flying Eros, second half of 5th century B.C., Greek, Gold (1994.230.1)
Finger ring engraved with an image of Hermes, late 4th century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Gold (1994.230.3)
A Fountain in a Grotto, ca. 1598, Giovanni Guerra (Italian), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black and red chalk (1999.63)
Four deities from a Vajradhatu (Diamond World) Mandala, Eastern Javanese period, fourth quarter of 10th–first half of 11th century, Indonesia (Java, Nganjuk), Bronze (1987.142.5, 7-9)
Fragment from the Eleusinian Relief, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan, Fragments of a Roman copy set in a plaster cast of the original Greek relief of ca. 350–325 B.C., Marble (14.130.9)
Fragment of a limestone relief with enthroned couple, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.151.1)

Fragment of a limestone relief with standing figure, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.151.2)

Fragment of a limestone relief with two standing figures, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.305)
Fragment of the face of a queen, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten); inc. el-Hagg Qandil, 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)
Fudō Myōō (Achala-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Joined-woodblock construction with traces of color and cut-gold (1975.268.163)
Funerary urn (hunping), Western Jin dynasty, ca. 250–300, China, Earthenware with green glaze (1992.165.21)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (23.160.79)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (27.253.1)
Game Piece with Hercules Throwing Diomedes to his Man–Eating Horses, ca. 1100–1150, German (Probably made in Cologne), Elephant ivory (16.106)
The Garden of Venus, ca. 1631–37, Pietro Testa (Italian, Roman), Etching (26.70.3[44])
Garland holder with a winged celestial, mid-1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.213)
God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (34.2.1)
The Goddess Bhairavi Devi with Shiva, ca. 1630–50, Attributed to Payag (Indian), Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2011.409)
Goddess Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo-Demon Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini), 14th–15th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones (1986.498)
Goddess Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon, Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India, Argillite (1993.7)
The Goddess Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon (Durga Mahishasuramardini), 12th century, India (Himachal Pradesh, probably Chamba), Brass (2008.271)
Goddess with Foliage, 1942, Wifredo Lam (Cuban), Gouache on paper (2002.456.32)
The Great Departure and the Temptation of the Buddha, Ikshvaku period, ca. first half of 3rd century, India (Andra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda), Limestone (28.105
The Great Hercules, 1589, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (46.140.28)
Handle attachment in the form of a mask, 1st century B.C–1st century A.D., Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial, Greek or Roman, Bronze (1972.118.98)
Hanging (?) fragment, 4th–3rd century B.C., Peru; Chavín, Painted cotton (1987.394.704)
Head of a Bearded Man with a Garland Crown (Jupiter?), ca. 1230–50, Southern Italy, Limestone (L.2003.13)
Head of a bodhisattva, 5th–6th century; Afghanistan, probably from Hadda, Clay or terracotta, garnet (1986.2)
Head of a Buddha, second half of 6th century, Angkor Borei, Cambodia, Stone (2005.512)
Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque(?), Third Intermediate Period–Kushite Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 700 B.C., Egypt, Cupreous alloy, gilding, formerly inlaid (2008.353)
Head of a Rain God, 10th–11th century, Mexico; Maya-Toltec, Limestone (1978.412.24)
Head of a veiled goddess, Classical, ca. 425 B.C., Greek, Attic, Marble (2007.328)
Head of a Water Deity, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Basalt (00.5.44)
Head of Athena, ca. 138–92 A.D.; Antonine, Roman; copy of a Greek statue of ca. 430 B.C. attributed to the sculptor Pheidias, Marble (2007.293)
Head of Athena, Hellenistic, late 3rd–early 2nd century B.C., Greek, Marble (1996.178)
Head of herm, 1st or 2nd century A.D.; Imperial Roman, Copy of a Greek work of the late 5th century B.C., Marble (03.12.4)
Head of Krishna, ca. 1800, Attributed to Sahib Ram, India (Rajasthan, Jaipur), Ink and watercolors on paper (1918.85.2)
Head of Krishna(?), Si Thep style, 7th century, Thailand (Phetchabun Province), Stone (1993.201)
Head of Zeus Ammon, Hadrianic-Antonine period, ca. A.D. 120–60, adaptation of a Classical or Hellenistic Greek work, Roman, Marble (2012.22)
Hekateion, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman, Marble (1987.11.2)
Helmet (Zukinnari Kabuto), 16th century; Momoyama period, Japanese, Lacquered iron (36.25.81)
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings, 14th century B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bronze (63.74)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Helmet, 15th–17th century, Mongolian, Iron and gold (1999.120)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
Hercules and Achelous in the Form of a Bull, ca. 1524–25, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian, Veronese or Parmese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (49.50.208)
Hercules and Achelous, probably mid-17th century, Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Austrian, Ivory (1982.60.129)
Hercules and Antaeus, ca. 1516, Ugo da Carpi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.67.80)
Hercules and the Hydra of Lerna, ca. 1500–1520, Robetta (Cristofano di Michele Martini) (Italian, Florentine), after Antonio Pollaiuolo (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (27.20.2)
Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses, ca. 1518 (?), Ugo da Carpi (Italian); Designed by Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (20.24.76)
Hercules Farnese, ca. 1592 (published and dated 1617), Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (17.37.59)
The Hope Dionysos, late 1st century A.D., with 18th-century restoration by Vincenzo Pacetti; Imperial, Roman, Marble (1990.247)
Hunchback Holding Staff, 10th–12th century, Mexico; Huastec, Stone (1978.412.17)
Hydria (water jar) depicting Herakles with women, a satyr, and Pan in the Garden of the Hesperides, early 4th century B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Hesperides Painter, Terracotta (24.97.5)
Hydria (water jar) with the infant Herakles strangling snakes sent by the goddess Hera, ca. 460–450 B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Nausicaä Painter, Terracotta (25.28)
Illuminated pages from a dispersed Dharani manuscript, 14th–15th century, Tibet (Zhalu monastery), Inks and color on paper (1986.509.1a,b)
Illustrated manuscript of the Lotus Sutra, Goryeo dynasty, ca. 1340, Unidentified artist (late 14th century), Korea, Folding book, gold and silver on indigo-dyed mulberry paper; 106 pages (1994.207)
The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki), Kamakura period (1185–1333), late 13th century, Hanging scroll (2012.249)
Image (To'o) Representing the God 'Oro, 18th century, Maohi (Tahitian) people, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Wood, coconut husk fiber, traces of feathers (1979.206.1481)
The Immortal Lü Dongbin Appearing over the Yueyang Pavilion, Southern Song, Yuan, or early Ming dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century, China, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk (17.170.2)
Incised Celt, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jade (jadeite) (1978.412.5)
Inscribed statue base, mid-Imperial, Antonine, ca. 160–170 A.D., Roman, Marble (26.60.70a,b)
Intaglio with Dionysos holding the thyrsos and a cup, late 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.9)
Intaglio with Eros carrying the weapons of Herakles, 1st century B.C., Roman, Almandine garnet (81.6. 31)
Intaglio with Hermes pulling up a figure emerging from the ground, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Italic, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.28)
Intaglio with the head of Asklepios, 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D., Roman, Carnelian (81.6.94)
Intaglio with Winged Nike in a chariot drawn by two serpents, 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D., Roman, Late Republican or Imperial, Carnelian (81.6.102)
Investiture of a Daoist Deity, colophons dated 1641, China, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (38.31.1)
Iphicles and Hercules Attacked by Snakes, mid-15th century, Italy; Padua, Terracotta (2006.453)
Iris, Messenger of the Gods, also known as Another Voice, Called Iris, modeled ca. 1895, this bronze cast 1965, Auguste Rodin (French), Bronze, on a black marble base (1984.364.7)
Judgment of Paris, ca. 1510–20, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian); Designed by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian), Italian, Engraving (19.74.1)
Judgment of Paris, possibly ca. 1528, Lucas Cranach the Elder (German), Oil on wood (28.221)
Jupiter and Juno: Study for the "Furti di Giove" Tapestries, ca. 1532–35, Perino del Vaga (Italian), Pen and ink with brown wash, heightened with white, on gray paper (2011.36)
Khonsu's anthropoid coffins, 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 (86.1.1,.2)
King Sahure and a Nome God, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, ca. 2458–2446 B.C., Egyptian, Gneiss (18.2.4)
Kneeling female, Angkor period, second half of 11th century; Khmer style of the Baphuon, Cambodia, Bronze with silver inlay and traces of gold (1972.147)
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)
Kneeling statue of Bay, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I or later (ca. 1294–1250 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2009.253)
Kongōyasha Myōō (Vajrayaksha-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.12)
Krishna Battles the Armies of the Demon Naraka: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu), ca. 1520–30, India, Delhi-Agra area, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1985.34)
Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj: Folio from the Harivamsa (Legend of Hari [Krishna]), Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1590–95, Present-day Pakistan, probably Lahore, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (28.63.1)
Krishna Killing the Horse Demon Keshi, Gupta period, 5th century, India (Uttar Pradesh), Terracotta (1991.300)
Kshitigarbha (Jijang), Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), Unidentified artist (first half of the 14th century), Korea, Hanging scroll; gold and color on silk (29.160.32)
Kumano shrine mandala, Nanbokucho period, early 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll: ink, color, and gold on silk (2006.521)
Kylix (drinking cup), ca. 470 B.C.; Classical, white-ground, Attributed to the Villa Giulia Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (1979.11.15)
Kylix (drinking cup), ca. 480 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Briseis Painter, Greek, Attic, Classical, Terracotta (53.11.4)
Kylix, ca. 540–530 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Amasis Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (1989.281.62)
Kylix: eye-cup (drinking cup), ca. 530 B.C.; black-figure, Greek, Attic, Archaic, Terracotta (09.221.39)
La Table aux Amours (The Demidoff Table), 1845, Lorenzo Bartolini (Italian), Marble (03.11a–d)
Lament of the Art of Painting, ca. 1572–78, Cornelis Cort (Flemish), after Federico Zuccaro (Italian), Engraving from two plates (1988.1086)
Lamenting the Death of Adonis, mid-16th century, After Luca Cambiaso (Italian), Woodcut (17.37.33)
Le Bassin d'Apollon (The Fountain of Apollo, Versailles): From the series Veues des plus Beaux Lieux de France et d'Italie . . ., 1680s, Adam Perelle (French), Nicolas Langlois, Paris, Etching (52.519.84.88)
Leaf from a Manuscript of Valerius Maximus, ca. 1380, French, Made in Paris,, Parchment, tempera, ink, gold leaf (31.134.8)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 450 B.C.; white-ground, Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (21.88.17)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 460–450 B.C.; red-figure Attributed to the Nikon Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta (53.224)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 480–470 B.C.; red-figure Attributed to the Tithonos Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta (25.78.2)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 500 B.C.; black-figure on white ground, Attributed to the Sappho Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (41.162.29)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 500 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Diosphos Painter, Greek, Attic, Archaic, Terracotta (64.300)
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)
Linga with one face (Ekamukhalinga), Shahi period, 9th century, Afghanistan, Marble (1980.415)
Lotus Sutra, Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Gold on indigo-dyed paper (65.216.1)
Louis XIV as Apollo, 1672, Michel Molart (French), Bronze (25.142.61)
Lunette with Buddha surrounded by adorants, 5th–6th century, Hadda, Afghanistan, Stucco (2005.314)
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)
Maize Deity (Chicomecoatl), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Basalt (00.5.51)
Male Figure (Moai Tangata), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood, obsidian, bone (1984.526)
Male Figure (Tiki), 18th–early 19th century, Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia, Wood (1979.206.1466)
Mandala of Chandra (God of the Moon), late 14th–early 15th century, Nepal, Distemper on cloth (1981.465)
Mandala of Jnanadakini , late 14th century, Tibet (a Sakya monastery), Distemper on cloth (1987.16)
Mangaaka Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi), second half of 19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chiloango River Region; Kongo, Wood, metal, resin, enamel (2008.30)
Manjuvajra Mandala, Pala period (ca. 700–1200), 11th century, Bangladesh or India (West Bengal), Black stone (57.51.6)
Mantel Clock (Telleruhr), ca. 1710, Movement by Franz Xaver Gegenreiner (German); Repoussé silver by Johann Andreas Thelot (German), Case: tortoiseshell veneer and silver, partly gilt; Dial: champlevé silver with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (46.162)
Mantle, 2nd–1st century B.C., Peru; Ocucaje, Wool (1986.488.1)
Manuscript cover with Vishnu flanked by Lakshmi and Sarasvati, 14th century Nepal Distemper on wood (1986.494.2)
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)
Marcantonio Pasqualini (1614–1691) Crowned by Apollo, 1641, Andrea Sacchi (Italian, Roman), Oil on canvas (1981.317)
Marriage necklace (kalata uru), late 19th century, India (Tamil Nadu, Chettiar), Gold strung on black thread (1991.32.3)
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, ca. 1550, Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Medulic or Meldolla) (Italian, Venetian), Oil on wood (1973.116)
Mars and Venus United by Love, Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (10.189)
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshipper, 8th–7th century B.C., Urartian; Eastern Anatolia, Silver, gold foil (1989.281.20)
Menat of Taharqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Taharqo, ca. 690–664 B.C., Egyptian, Faience (41.160.104)
Mercury in a Decorative Frame with Grotesques, ca. 1600–1630, After Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, ca. 1560–1618), Blackwork and engraving (23.101.4)
Midas Washing at the Source of the Pactolus, 1624, Nicolas Poussin (French), Oil on canvas (71.56)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome, 1811, Joseph-Antoine Romagnési (French), Plaster, painted to resemble yellowish stone; green marbleized wood (frame only) (27.191.2)
Minerva, 1766, Clodion (Claude Michel) (French), French, modeled in Rome, Terracotta (1975.312.6)
Mirror with a support in the form of a nude girl, second half of 6th century B.C., Laconian; Said to be from southern Italy, Bronze (38.11.3)
Mirror, ca. 350 B.C.; Late Classical, Etruscan, Bronze (09.221.16)
Molded plaque with a king or god carrying a mace, 2000–1700 B.C.; Isin-Larsa-Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (32.39.2)
Monumental bodhisattva head, 4th–5th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Stucco (1977.191)
The Musicians, ca. 1595, Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Lombard), Oil on canvas (52.81)
Naval Battle between Trojans and Greeks, 1538, Giovanni Battista Scultori (Italian, Mantuan), Engraving printed in brown ink (53.600.996)fi
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)
Neck-amphora (jar), ca. 530 B.C.; Attic, black-figure, Attributed to an artist near Exekias, Greek, Terracotta (98.8.13)
Neck-amphora, Archaic, ca. 540–530 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to a painter of the Princeton Group, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (2010.147)
Nepthysis, Horus, and Isis, Dynasty 26 (ca. 688–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (17.194.2444)
Neptune, carved mid-17th century, Adam Lenckhart (German), Austria, Ivory (24.80.91)
The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches, 1796, Henry Fuseli (Swiss), Oil on canvas (1980.411)
Nolan neck-amphora (jar), ca. 440–430 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Dwarf Painter, Greek, Attic, Classical, Terracotta (56.171.42)
Nolan neck-amphora with triple handles, ca. 470–460 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Achilles Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (25.189.2)
Nude female with birdlike face holding an infant, ca. 1450–1200 B.C.; Late Cypriot II; Base-Ring Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Nicosia–Ayia Paraskevi, Terracotta (74.51.1542)
Nude goddess figurine, [late 8th–7th century B.C.?], Excavated at Tell el-Duweir (ancient Lachish), southern Levant, Ceramic (34.126.53)
Omnia vincit Amor, 1599, Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bolognese) (17.3.1853)
Openwork stamp seals, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Copper alloy (1984.4)
Outing to Zhang Gong's Grotto, Qing dynasty, ca. 1700, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1982.126)
Ovidio metamorphoseos vulgare (Ovid's Metamorphoses in the Vernacular), by Giovanni Bonsignore, 2d ed. (Venice: Lucantonio Giunta, 1501), Woodcut illustrations by 15th-century Venetian school (22.16)
Pair of candelabra, ca. 1840, Antoine-Louis Barye (French), Bronze (10.108.1a,b)
Pair of flintlock pistols, 1800–1801, Samuel Brunn (English); Michael Barnett (English), Steel, wood, silver, gold (1992.330.1-.2)
Pair of manuscript covers with Buddhist deities, late 11th century, Nepal, Distemper on wood (1976.192.1-2)
Pair of skyphoi (cups) with relief decoration, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Augustan, Roman, Silver with gilding (1994.43.1,.2)
Pan Reclining before a Large Vase, published 1648, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian), Etching (17.50.17[464])
Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. 525–500 B.C.; black-figure Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta (07.286.79)
Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. 525–500 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (16.71)
Panel from a Buddhist ritual crown, late 13th–early 14th century, Tibet, Distemper on wood (1997.152)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Part of a throne with deity on a bull, late 8th–7th century B.C.; Urartian style, Probably Toprakkale, eastern Anatolia, Bronze (50.163)
Pedestal Bowl, 13th–16th century, Costa Rica; Guanacaste-Nicoya, Ceramic (1979.206.377)
Pendant in the form of Neptune and a sea monster, early 17th century, Probably Netherlandish, Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with rubies, diamonds, pearls (1982.60.378)
Pendant, ca. 1550–75, Flemish or German (Cologne?), Boxwood and various woods for marquetry, partly stained (17.190.310)
Pensive Bodhisattva, Three Kingdoms period, mid-7th century, Korea, Gilt bronze (2003.222)
Pins with spherical heads, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Gold (1989.281.14)
Plaque of Mithras slaying the bull, mid-Imperial, 2nd or early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Bronze (1997.145.3)
Plaque with Personification of the Moon, 860–90, Southern France, Copper alloy, iron, and cloisonné enamel (17.190.688)
Plaque with scenes from the life of the Buddha, Pala or Pagan period, 12th century, India or Burma. Mudstone (1982.233)
Plaque with the goddess Durga and attendants, Shunga period, 1st century B.C., Chandraketugarh, West Bengal, India, Terracotta (1990.281)
Plaque: Hercules Overcoming the Centaur Nessus, ca. 1570–80, Annibale Fontana (Italian, Milanese), Rock crystal in enameled gold frame of later date (32.100.237)
Plaster model for Cupid and Psyche, 18th century (1794), Antonio Canova (Italian), Rome, Italy, Plaster (05.46)
Plateau, ca. 1825, John W. Forbes (American), Silver, glass, walnut (1993.167)
Posthumous Portrait of a queen as Parvati, Eastern Javanese period, ca. early 14th century, Indonesia (Java), Andesite (2001.407)
The Power of Cupid (Jupiter Disarmed), ca. 1530–50, Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome), after Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Engraving (49.97.328)
Poynter Apollo, 1501–3, Albrecht Dürer (German), Pen and brown and black ink (63.212)
Psiche Curieuse, mid-1770s, Giovanni David (Italian), Etching and aquatint (1976.629)
Ptah, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070–712 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze, gold leaf, and glass (2009.175)
The Punishment of the Arrogant Niobe by Diana and Apollo, ca. 1772, Pierre Charles Jombert (French), Oil on canvas, mounted on board (1983.426)
Pyxis with the Triumph of Dionysos in India, mid-500s, Byzantine; Possibly made in Syria, said to have been found in Rome, Ivory (17.190.56)
Quatriregio (Four Realms): Signatures B2v and B3, Author: Federico Frezzi, Florence: For Piero Pacini da Pescia, July 26, 1508, Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations (21.4.1)
Rain God Mask, 13th–14th century, Mexico; Mixtec, Serpentine (1979.206.1062)
The Rape of Ganymede, 1505–15, Giovanni Battista Palumba (Master IB with the Bird) (Italian, active northern Italy and Rome), Woodcut (25.2.9)
The Rape of Ganymede, ca. 1500–1505, Giulio Campagnola (Italian, Paduan), Engraving (37.3.10)
The Rape of Proserpina, ca. 1750, Italian; Doccia, Hard-paste porcelain (1997.377)
The Rape of Proserpina, ca. 1760–95, Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, Bolognese), Etching (60.611.66)
The Rape of Proserpina, Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, Vicenzan), Woodcut (22.73.3[152])
Relief of a woman and youth reclining, late 6th–early 5th century B.C., Etruscan, Amber (17.190.2067)
Relief of King Amenemhat I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1952 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (08.200.5)
Relief with an archaistic Hermes, 1st century A.D., Roman, Marble (1991.11.8)
Reliquary (?) with scenes from the life of the Buddha, ca. 10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Bone with traces of color and gold paint (1985.392.1)
The Return of Neptune, ca. 1754, John Singleton Copley (American), Oil on canvas (59.198)
Ring stone with four goddesses and four date palms, Mauryan period, 3rd–2nd century B.C., India, Stone (2000.284.10)
Ring with head of Herakles, late 4th–3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold (10.132.1)
Roundel with mock Triumph of Love, ca. 1510–20, Perhaps Castel Durante or elsewhere in the Marches, Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) (1975.1.1025)
Roundel with the Buddhist goddess Hariti, ca. 1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Silver, gold foil (1981.460.2)
Sampler, 1656, Anna Buckett, English, Linen worked with silk threads; long-and-short, split, stem, back, tent, cross, and satin stitches (64.101.1327)
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)
Scroll 8 of Collected Iconography (Zuzōshō): Myōō (Vidyārāja), Heian period, late 12th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and light color on paper (1975.268.6)
Seated Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, Anuradhapura period, ca. late 7th–first half of 8th century, Sri Lanka, Bronze (1987.142.65)
Seated bodhisattva, Yuan dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century; Qingbai ware, China, Probably from kilns in the vicinity of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, Porcelain with relief decoration under bluish white glaze (51.166)
Seated Buddha Akshobhya (?), the Imperturbable Buddha of the East, 9th–10th century, Tibet, Gilt copper (1995.106)
Seated Buddha Amoghasiddhi, the Transcendent Buddha of the North, late 10th–early 11th century, India (Himachal Pradesh, ancient kingdoms of Tibet), Silver and bronze with copper inlay and traces of gold foil (1984.211)
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma, Late Anuradhapura period, late 8th century, Sri Lanka, Copper alloy (2009.60)
Seated Buddha, 15th century; Sukhothai style, Thailand, Bronze (2002.131)
Seated Buddha, 1st–mid-2nd century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze with traces of gold leaf (2003.593.1)
Seated Buddha, 8th–early 9th century, Burma; Pyu kingdom, Bronze (2006.53)
Seated Crowned and jeweled Buddha, Pala period, late 10th century; Kurkihar style, Bihar, India, Bronze with silver, lapis lazuli, and rock-crystal inlays (1993.311 ab)
Seated Figure of Mercury, 1524–26, Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian), Black chalk (1997.154)
Seated four-armed Vishnu, Pandya dynasty, second half of 8th–early 9th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Granite (1984.296)
Seated Ganesha, 14th–15th century, India, Orissa, Ivory (64.102)
Seated Ganesha, ca. 15th century; Sukhothai or Lan Na style, Thailand, Bronze (1983.512)
Seated goddess with a child, Hittite Empire, Old Hittite; 15th–13th century B.C., Anatolia, central region, Gold, (1989.281.12)
Seated Jain Tirthankara, Solanki period, ca. first half 11th century, India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, White marble (1992.131)
Seated six-armed Shiva as Conquerer of Death (Mrtyunjaya), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India (west Bengal), Black stone (1991.421)
Seated Transcendent Buddha Vairochana, Central Javanese period, ca. late 9th century, Indonesia, Java, Bronze (1987.142.23)
Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children, Edo period, 17th–18th century, Kano Chikanobu (Japanese), Six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper; reverse side: ink, color, and gold on paper (29.100.498)
Shadakshari Lokeshvara with Deities and Monks, late 15th century, Tibet, Distemper and gold on cloth (1985.390.3)
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series, dated 1694–95, Devidasa of Nurpur, India (Basohli, Jammu), Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper (57.185.2)
Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), Chola period, ca. 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (1987.80.1)
Shiva as Sadashiva or Mahesha, Chola period, 10th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Granite (27.79)
Shiva seated with Uma (Uma-Maheshvaramurti), 11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy (1987.218.1)
Shoulao, God of Longevity, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662–1722), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels (14.40.212)
Sistrum (rattle), 1st–3rd century A.D., Roman, Bronze (97.22.2)
Slab with dedication to Isis, Sarapis, and Apollo by Komon on behalf of Ptolemy IV and V, Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period, 209–204 B.C., Egyptian, Marble (89.2.652)
Sleeping Cupid, mid-17th century, Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, Bolognese), after Guido Reni (Italian, Bolognese), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.73.3[107])
"Smiling Figure", 7th–8th century, Mexico, Remojadas, Ceramic (1979.206.1211)
Smiting god wearing an Egyptian atef crown, 15th–14th century B.C., Levant, Bronze (1986.42)
Sobek as a crocodile, early Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–247 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.96)
Spouted Vessel, 3rd–1st century B.C., Mexico; Monte Albán, Ceramic (1979.206.947)
Stair riser with marine deities or boatmen, ca. 1st century A.D.; Pakistan, probably Swat valley, Serpentinite (13.96.21)
Stamp scarab seal with winged figures, 6th–5th century B.C., Levant or Syria, Green jasper (41.160.162)
Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future, ca. 3rd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (13.96.17)
Standing bodhisattva, 8th–9th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy (1981.59)
Standing Brahma, Angkor period, ca. first quarter of 10th century; Khmer style of the Bakheng, Cambodia, Stone (36.96.3)
Standing Buddha Offering Protection, late 5th century, India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura), Red sandstone (1979.6)
Standing Buddha, 8th–9th century; Mon style, Thailand, Bronze with high tin content, or silver alloy (1993.387.6)
Standing Buddha, ca. late 6th century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze (1981.188ab)
Standing Buddha, Pagan period, 12th–13th century, Burma, Bronze with silver inlay (1993.235.1)
Standing Buddha, Polonnaruva period, 11th–12th century, Sri Lanka, Gilt bronze (1993.387.8)
Standing Buddha, probably Shakyamuni, 5th–6th century, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, India, Bronze (1998.414)
Standing Buddha, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century, Korea, Gilt bronze (12.37.136)
Standing female deity, probably Durga, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, ca. last quarter of 7th–beginning of 8th century, Cambodia, Stone (2000.531)
Standing four-armed Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, ca. 9th century; Peninsular or Shrivijaya style, Thailand, Bronze (1982.64)
Standing Four-armed goddess Durga, late 9th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir), Stone (1984.488)
Standing four-armed Vishnu, Pre-Angkor period, ca. second half of 7th century, Vietnam (Mekong Delta area), Stone (1992.53)
Standing Ganesha, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, second half of 7th century, Cambodia, Stone (1982.220.7)
Standing Hanuman, Chola period, 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper Alloy (1982.220.9)
Standing Hari-Hara, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, late 7th–early 8th century, Cambodia or Vietnam, Stone (1977.241)
Standing Jain tirthankara, Chalukya period, 9th century, Karnataka or Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (1995.423)
Standing Parvati, Chola period, ca. first quarter of 10th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (57.51.3)
Standing Shiva or temple guardian (dvarapala), ca. first half of 10th century; Cham style of Khoung My or Mi Son, Vietnam (Champa), Stone (1987.478)
Standing Shiva, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, late 7th–early 8th century, Cambodia or Vietnam, Stone (1987.17)
Standing Shiva(?), Angkor period, 11th century, Cambodia (Angkor, Siem Reap Province), Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay (1988.355)
Standing Tara, 14th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy with color, inlaid with semiprecious stones (66.179)
Standing Vajrapani, Licchavi period, 6th–7th century, Nepal, Copper alloy (L.1993.51.5)
Standing Vishnu as Keshava, Hoysala period, first quarter of 12th century, Karnataka (probably Belur), India, Stone (18.41)
Standing Vishnu, 10th century Nepal Gilt copper alloy (1986.501.8)
Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers, Ming dynasty, Jingtai period, dated 1454, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (L.1999.108)
Stater with head of Alexander the Great, 286–281 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Lysimachos, Pella, Gold (52.127.4)
Statue of a woman, 1st century B.C., Cypriot; said to be from the ruins of Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2456)
Statue of Aphrodite holding winged Eros, late 4th century B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2464)
Statue of Aphrodite, 1st or 2nd century A.D., Roman copy of a Greek statue of the 3rd or 2nd century B.C., Marble (52.11.5)
Statue of Aphrodite, 2nd century B.C.; Late Hellenistic, Greek, Marble (2006.509)
Statue of Eros sleeping, Hellenistic, 3rd century B.C.–2nd century B.C.,Greek, Bronze (43.11.4)
Statue of Herakles seated on a rock, Imperial, 1st or 2nd century A.D., Roman; adaptation of a Greek statue of the late 4th or early 3rd century B.C., Marble (11.55)
Statue of Pan, 1st century A.D., Roman, Marble (1992.11.71)
Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Gold (26.7.1412)
Statuette of Aphrodite, ca. 150–100 B.C., Greek, late Hellenistic; variant of the 4th century B.C. Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles, Bronze (12.173)
Statuette of Cybele on a cart drawn by lions, Imperial, second half of 2nd century A.D., Roman, Bronze (97.22.24),
Statuette of Herakles, last quarter of 6th century B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Bronze (28.77)
Statuette of Isis and Horus, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 304–30 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian faience (55.121.5)
Statuette of Kybele, Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman, based on a cult statue by the Greek sculptor Pheidias or Agorakritos of the late 5th century B.C., Marble (22.139.24)
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 Zeus Serapis, Mid-Imperial, 2nd century A.D., Roman, Gold (53.191.2)
Steelyward weight with the bust of Athena, second half of 4th–6th century, Byzantine, Copper alloy (59.184)
Stela with a four-armed Vishnu, 10th–11th century, India, Punjab, Sandstone (68.46)
Stele of Shabaqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Shabaqo, ca. 712–698 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (55.144.6)
Stele with Buddha Dipankara (Randeng), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 489–495, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigment 65.29.3)
Stirrup Spout Bottle: Sacrificer Scene, 2nd–5th century, Peru; Moche, Ceramic (1987.394.630)
Studies for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Frontal View, Male Nude Unsheathing a Sword, and the Movements of Water (recto); Study for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Rear View (verso), 1506–8, Leonardo da Vinci (Italian), Pen and brown ink, charcoal or soft black chalk (recto), charcoal or soft black chalk (verso) (2000.328a,b)
Study for a Triton (recto); Anatomical Studies (?) (verso), 1642–44, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian), Drawing in red chalk, background tinted with an almost imperceptible pale brown wash, framing lines in pen and brown ink (recto); black chalk (verso) (1973.265)
Svetambara Enthroned Jina, with Attendant Yaksha and Yakshi, ca. second half of the 11th century, India (Gujarat), Copper alloy inlaid with silver and copper (1992.124.1)
Taweret, Late Period (ca. 712–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.365)
Temple strut with a devata standing on a hermit sage, 13th century, Nepal, Wood (1988.148.2)
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 lekythos (oil flask), ca. 420 B.C.; red-figure and white-ground, Attributed to the Eretria Painter, Greek, Attic, Classical, Terracotta (31.11.13)
Tetradrachm of Seleucus I, 300–280 B.C.; Seleucid, Iran, excavated at Pasargadae, Silver (1974.105.9)
Thalia, probably second quarter of 19th century, Giuseppe Girometti (Italian), Rome, Onyx (40.20.38)
Themis (goddess of custom and law), second half of 4th century B.C., Greek, Marble (03.12.17)
Three female figures, ca.1400–1300 B.C.; Late Helladic IIIA, Mycenaean, Terracotta (35.11.16–.18)
Three-Cornered Stone with Face, 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino, Fossiliferous limestone (1997.35.2)
Tile mosaic of Isis, Imperial, 2nd century A.D., Roman, Tesserae (45.16.2)
The Titan's Goblet, 1833, Thomas Cole (American), Oil on canvas (04.29.2)
The Toilet of Venus, 1751, François Boucher (French), Oil on canvas (20.155.9)
Torso of a monumental bodhisattva, ca. 5th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, probably Sahri Bahlol workshop, Schist (1995.419)
Torso of a priestess, reign of Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II, 306–246 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (2010.18)
Torso of draped, flying Nike, late 5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (07.286.23)
Tray, 1806–7, Digby Scott (English), Benjamin Smith (English), partners, Silver-gilt, (1977.436.3)
Triton Sounding a Conch Shell, ca. 1597–1602, Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), Black chalk on blue paper (1970.15)
Triton, 16th century (1560–70), Giambologna (Netherlandish), Made in Florence, Italy, Bronze (14.40.689)
Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus, ca. 260–270, Roman, Marble (55.11.5)
The Triumph of Love, ca. 1485–90, Francesco Rosselli (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (25.2.33)
The Triumph of Marius, 1729, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (65.183.1)
Tunic with Panels of Dionysian Figures, 400–500, Byzantine; Said to be from Panopolis (now Akhmim), Egypt, Linen, undyed, with wool panels in tapestry weave (26.9.9)
Tunic, 5th century, Probably from Panopolis (Ahkmim), Egypt, Undyed linen and purple wool, design in tapestry weave (26.9.8)
Vase, 18th century (1780), Made by Wedgwood and Co., Etruria/Staffordshire, England, Black basalt (66.17)
Vase, late 18th century, John Flaxman (English); Made by Josiah Wedgewood and Sons, Etruria/Staffordshire, England, Jasperware (09.194.7)
Venus and Adonis, ca. 1556–57, Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantuan), after Teodoro Ghisi (Italian, Mantuan), Engraving (53.522.28)
Venus and Adonis, mid- or late 1630s, Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish), Oil on canvas (37.162)
Venus and Adonis, Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (49.7.16)
Venus and Cupid, ca. 1525–27, Lucas Cranach the Elder (German), Oil on panel (1982.60.48)
Venus and Cupid, late 1520s, Lorenzo Lotto (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (1986.138)
Venus and the Lute Player, ca. 1565–70, Titian and Workshop (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (36.29)
Venus Entrusting an Infant to Time, ca. 1758, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (57.619.5)
Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas, 1704, Jean Cornu (French), France (Paris), Terracotta and painted wood (32.100.158)
Venus Whipping Cupid with Roses, early 17th century, Giovanni Luigi Valesio (Italian), Engraving (17.50.16[188])
Venus Wounded by the Rose's Thorn, ca. 1516, Marco Dente (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian) or Giulio Romano (Italian, Roman), Engraving (1986.1180.213)
Vertumnus and Pomona, ca. 1760–70, François Boucher (French), Brown chalk (60.176.2)
Vessel with Mythological Scene, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1978.412.206)
Victory, 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916), Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Bronze, gilt (17.90.1)
Vishnu as Para Vasudeva–Narayana, last quarter of 8th century, ndia (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir), Stone (1991.301)
Votive panels, Kushan dynasty, ca. 3rd century A.D., Bactria (northern Afghanistan), Terracotta and gouache (2000.42.2,4)
Vulcan at His Forge with Mars and Venus, 1543, Enea Vico (Italian), after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian), Engraving (49.97.351)
Wakamiya of the Kasuga Shrine, Kamakura period, 13th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold leaf on silk (1997.113)
Water Deity (Chalchihuitlicue), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.72)
Water-Moon Avalokiteshvara, Goryeo dynasty, first half of 14th century, Unidentified artist (first half of the 14th century), Korea, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (14.76.6)
Welcoming Descent of Amida and Twenty-five Bodhisattvas, Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (42.25.37)
Winged deity, 13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Anatolia, Bronze, gold (1990.255)
Woman with a Parrot, 1866, Gustave Courbet (French), Oil on canvas (29.100.57)
Yaksha, Shunga period, ca. 50 B.C., India, Madhya Pradesh, Sandstone (1988.354)
Yama, mid-17th–early 18th century, Tibet, Ink, distemper, and gold on cloth (69.71)
Yamantaka Mandala with imperial portraits, Yuan dynasty, 1330–1332, China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (1992.54)
Yong Zin Khon Shogpel: Seventh Abbot of Ngor Monastery (Sakya Sect), 16th century, Tibet, Distemper and gold on cloth (1971.189)
Young Dionysos, 2nd century A.D., adaptation of a late 4th-century B.C. Greek statue type, Roman Imperial, Marble (2011.517)
Zaō Gongen, Heian period, 11th century, Japan, Gilt bronze (1975.268.155)