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Bust of Marie de France, ca. 1381, Jean de Liège (Franco-Netherlandish, Île-de-France, Saint-Denis, Abbey Church of Saint-Denis, Chapel of Notre-Dame-la-Blanche, Marble, lead insets, traces of polychromy (41.100.132)
Akroterion of the grave monument of Timotheos and Nikon, ca. 350–325 B.C. Greek, Attic, Marble (07.286.107)
Ancestor Figure (Korwar), late 19th–early 20th century, Cenderawasih Bay, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, glass beads (2001.674)
Ancestor Pair, 1st–3rd century A.D., Mexico; Nayarit (Chinesco), Ceramic (1999.272.1,2)
The Angel of Death and the Sculptor from the Milmore Memorial, 1889–93; this carving, 1921–26, Daniel Chester French (American), Marble (26.120)
Anthropoid sarcophagus, last quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Greco-Phoenician; From a tomb at Amathus, Marble (74.51.2452)
Asiatic garland sarcophagus, Mid-Imperial, Severan period, 200–225 A.D., Roman, Marble (70.1)
Bag of natron from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen, natron (1988.437.2)
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)
Bell-krater (mixing bowl), ca. 350–325 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Archidamos subgroup of the Chevron Group, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (96.18.22)
Bird Warrior Bottle, 4th–7th century, Peru, Moche, Ceramic (67.167.1)
Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Blue kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen dyed with indigotin (09.184.217)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.218)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.219)
Body Mask (Det), mid-20th century, Asmat people, Ambisu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, fiber, leaves, paint (1978.412.1282a)
Bottle with Face Neck, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Quimbaya, Ceramic (1970.246.6)
Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Ceramic (1978.412.196)
Box from the tomb of Sennedjem, 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 (86.1.8)
Bracelet, Kofun period, 4th century, Japan, Steatite (1975.268.388)
Bronze hydria (water jar), 5th century B.C.; Classical, Greek (06.1078)
Bust of a warrior, Kofun period, 5th–6th century, Kanto region, Japan, Earthenware with painted, incised, and applied decoration (1975.268.414)
Camel, Northern Wei–Northern Qi dynasty, mid–late 6th century, China, Earthenware with traces of pigment (28.121)
Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C., Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays (30.8.54)
Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures, 900–1100, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wood; silver lock plate (17.190.237)
Cat, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 400–30 B.C., Egyptian, Bronze (56.16.1)
Centuripe vase, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Sicilian, Centuripe, Terracotta (53.11.5)
Ceremonial textile (sarita), 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia (Sulawesi Island), Toraja people, Cotton (2009.501.6)
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)
Cinerary chest with lid, Imperial, Flavian or Trajanic, ca. 90–110 A.D., Roman, Marble (27.122.2a,b)
Cinerary urn with lid, ca. 500 B.C.; Archaic, Etruscan, Campanian, Bronze (40.11.3a,b)
Cinerary urn, 2nd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Etruscan, Terracotta (96.9.223a,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)
Cinerary urn, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C., Etruscan, Alabaster (96.9.225a,b)
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)
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)
Confronting Figures Bottle, 4th–7th century, Peru; Moche, Ceramic (1978.412.70)
Costumed Figure, 7th–8th century, Mexico; Maya, Ceramic, pigment (1979.206.953)
Cylindrical bag of sawdust from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen, decomposed wood material (sawdust) (1988.437.1)
Dance Paddle (Rapa), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood (1978.412.1571)
Dipper, 3rd–5th century, Peru; Moche, Ceramic (64.228.15)
Endymion sarcophagus, Mid-Imperial, Severan, early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Marble (47.100.4)
Epitaph tablets, Joseon dynasty, dated 1736, Korea, Set of thirty-four, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue (1998.486.1-.34)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, or Burkina Faso; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.365)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.216)
Facsimile of a scene depicting an estate (Tomb of Nebamun, ca. 1375 B.C.), ca. 1928, Tempera on paper (30.4.57)
Facsimile of a scene depicting the afterlife (Tomb of Sennedjem) (detail), ca. 1922, Charles K. Wilkinson (American, born Britain), Tempera on paper (30.4.2)
Facsimile of Queen Nefertari, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian, Color facsimile by Nina deGaris Davies (30.4.145)
Facsimile of tomb painting of Ramesses III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, ca. 1184–1153 B.C., Egyptian (33.8.7)
Figure (Grave Marker), 20th century, Kenya; Giryama people, Wood (1993.522)
Figure (Hampatong), 19th–early 20th century, Ngadju or Ot Danum people, Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, Wood (1988.124.3)
Figure (Uli), mid-19th–early 20th century, Mandak-Barak area, Lelet Plateau, Central New Ireland, Wood, paint, fiber, shell opercula (1977.455)
Figure Bottle, 3rd–5th century, Peru; Moche, Ceramic, slip, pigment (64.228.43)
Five Appliqués in the Shape of a Cross, ca. 600, Langobardic; From Castel Trosino, central Italy, Gold (95.15.79.–83)
Floral collar from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Papyrus, olive leaves, persea leaves, cornflowers, blue lotus petals, Picris flowers, nightshade berries, faience, linen (09.184.214)

Floral collar from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Papyrus, olive leaves, cornflowers, linen (09.184.215)

Floral collar from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Papyrus, olive leaves, persea leaves, nightshade berries, celery (?), faience, linen dyed red (09.184.216)
Four-Cornered Hat, 5th–9th century, Peru, Wari, Camelid hair (1994.35.158)
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 a sarcophagus with a seated figure, ca. 250 A.D., Roman; Probably northern Asia Minor, Marble (18.108)
Fragment of a Sarcophagus, 700s?, Frankish; From the Monastery of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, southwestern France, Stone (25.120.590)
Fragmentary seal impression from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Nile mud (09.184.260)

Fragmentary impression of the necropolis seal from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Black mud (09.184.261)

Seal impression attached to a fiber tie from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Mud, fiber (09.184.262)
Friction Drum (Lunet or Livika), late 19th–early 20th century, New Ireland, Wood, shell (1979.206.1477)
Front of a limestone block from the stepped base of a funerary monument, mid-6th century B.C.; Archaic, Signed by Phaidimos, Greek, Attic, Limestone (16.174.6)
Funeral of Isfandiyar: Page from a Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings), Detached folio from an illustrated manuscript, ca. 1330–1335; Ilkhanid, Firdausi, Author, Tabriz, Iran, Ink and colors on paper (33.70)
Funerary altar of Cominia Tyche, Flavian or Trajanic, ca. 90–100 A.D., Roman, Marble (38.27)
Funerary altar, 14–68; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (25.78.29)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1978.412.712)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1979.206.1474)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell, resin (2007.215.2)
Funerary Mask, 10th–11th century, Peru; Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, cinnabar, copper overlays (1974.271.35)
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 Stela with Architectural Frame, 500–700, Byzantine; Probably from Armant, Egypt, Limestone with red, green, and black paint (36.2.6)
Funerary stele (shaft) surmounted by two sphinxes, last quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2499)
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)
Funerary urn (hunping), Western Jin dynasty, ca. 250–300, China, Earthenware with green glaze (1992.165.21)
Funerary Vessel, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Terracotta (1980.68)
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)
Gold Box Ring Surmounted by a Scarab, ca. 330–310 B.C., Greek, Classical, Gold (2010.226)
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)
Guardian lion, Northern Qi dynasty, China, Limestone (30.66.2)
Haniwa boar, Kofun period, 5th century, Japan, Earthenware (1975.268.418)
Head of a Woman, Probably a Sphinx, 1st quarter of the 5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (47.100.3)
Helmet Mask (Kponyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.71)
Horse with Female Rider, Tang dynasty, 7th century, Astana, Turfan, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, Clay, Unfired clay with pigment (51.93ab)
Inscribed linen sheet from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.693)
Interior of a Mughal Tomb, or Hammam, Furnished in the English Taste, ca. 1830–40, India (Delhi), Opaque watercolor on paper (1994.71)
Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted red pottery (86.1.10)
Jar, Six Dynasties (late Northern dynasties period)–Sui dynasty, ca. late 6th century, China, Earthenware with relief decoration under olive-green glaze (1996.15)
Kantharos (drinking cup with high handles), ca. 325–300 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Painter of Bari 5981, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (06.1021.233)
Kernos (vase for multiple offerings), Early Cycladic III–Middle Cycladic I, ca. 2300–2200 B.C., Cycladic, Terracotta (2004.363)

Jar, Early Cycladic III–Middle Cycladic I, ca. 2300–1900 B.C., Cycladic, Terracotta (2004.363.2)

Jug, Early Cycladic III–Middle Cycladic I, ca. 2300–1900 B.C., Terracotta (2004.363.3)
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)
Khonsu's funerary mask, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood and cartonnage (86.1.4)
Krater, ca. 750–700 B.C.; Geometric, Attributed to the Hirschfeld Workshop, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (14.130.14)
Lachrymae (Mary Lloyd), ca. 1894–95, Frederic, Lord Leighton (English), Oil on canvas (96.28)
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)
Lekanis (dish) with lid and finial, second half of 3rd century B.C., Greek, Sicilian, Centuripe, Terracotta (30.11.4a–c)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 450 B.C.; white-ground, Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (21.88.17)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 480–470 B.C.; red-figure Attributed to the Tithonos Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta (25.78.2)
Lid of a funerary altar, late 1st century B.C., Roman, Marble (1997.271)
Linen from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen, ink (09.184.220)
Loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water), third quarter of 4th century B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Metope Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (1995.45.1)
Loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water), third quarter of 4th century B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Metope Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (1995.45.2)
Male and Female Poro Altar Figures (Ndebele), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1979.206.193, 4)
Male Figure (Kulap), late 19th century, Southern New Ireland, Chalk, paint (1981.331.5)
Male Poro Figure (Pombia), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Tyebara, Wood (1978.412.315)
Male Reliquary Figure, 19th century, Gabon or Democratic Republic of Congo; Ambete, Wood, pigment, metal, cowrie shells (2002.456.17)
Man's Grave Marker (Sunduk), early to mid-20th century, Bajau people, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, Wood (1990.338a,b)
Mantle, 2nd–1st century B.C., Peru; Ocucaje, Wool (1986.488.1)
Maquette: Architecture, 1898, Daniel Chester French (American), Bronze (2007.195)
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 (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid- to late 19th century, Torres Strait Islander people, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, Australia, Turtle shell, wood, fiber, feathers, shell (1978.412.1510)
Mastaba Tomb of Perneb, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, end, reign of Isesi-Unis, ca. 2381–2323 B.C., From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, Quibell, Egyptian Antiquities Service, Limestone, paint (13.183.3)
Memorial Crazy quilt, ca. 1877, Made by Tamar Horton Harris North (American), North Landing, Indiana, Silk, silk velvet, cotton, and cotton lace (1983.349)
Memorial Head, 17th century, Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city, Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments (1978.412.563)
Memorial Head, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Akan, Anyi subgroup, Terracotta (1978.412.394)
Metal plaque, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Steel, cut and pierced (1987.14)
Miniature Dress, 12th–13th century, Peru; Ica (?), Cotton, feathers (1979.206.639)
Mirror with decoration of figures in a landscape, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), Korea, Bronze (25.219.4)
Mourner, ca. 1453, Étienne Bobillet (Franco-Netherlandish); Paul de Mosselman (Franco-Netherlandish), French, Alabaster (17.190.386,389)
Mouth-piece, Cypro-Archaic or Cypro-Classical, late 6th–5th century B.C., Cypriot; from Cyprus, Gilded silver (74.51.3004)
Mummy bandage from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.797)
Mummy Mask, Roman period, ca. 60–70, Egyptian; Probably from Meir, Painted plaster, cartonnage (linen and gesso), and plant fibers (19.2.6)
Mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep (detail), Dynasty 12 (ca. 1991–1786 B.C.), Egyptian; From Meir, Wood, gold leaf, Egyptian alabaster, obsidian, and various organic materials (12.182.132)
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)
Ocarina, 12th–15th century, Colombia; Tairona, Ceramic (1984.507.17)
Oinochoe (jug), ca. 325–300 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Stuttgart Group, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (06.1021.209)
Oinochoe (jug), ca. 325–300 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Stuttgart Group, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (06.1021.211)
Ornamental mask, 1st–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Silvered copper, shell (1980.563.18)
Owl Stirrup Spout Bottle, 2nd–3rd century,Peru, Moche, Ceramic (66.30.5)
Pair of Figures, 12th–14th century, Peru; Chancay, Ceramic (1987.394.635,.636)
Panel painting of a woman in a blue mantle, Roman Period, 54–68, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (2013.438)
Panpiper Vessel, 14th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Silver, malachite (1978.412.219)
Pelike (jar), ca. 330–310 B.C.; red-figure, Close in style to the Underworld Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (06.1021.228)
Plaque with bilingual inscription, Early Imperial, 1st century A.D., Roman, Cypriot; said to be from Larnaca (Kition), Cyprus, Limestone (74.51.2393)
Pomegranate, Classical, 5th–4th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (24.97.110)
Portrait of a Boy, Roman period, 2nd century, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (18.9.2)
Project for a Wall Tomb for Pope Julius II, Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over leadpoint or black chalk and ruling (62.93.1)
Puppet Head (Si Gale-gale), late 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, brass, lead alloy, water buffalo horn, pigment (1987.453.6)
Ram head for attachment, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–25, ca. 1070–664 B.C., Egypt, Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf, copper alloy inlay in eye rims (45.2.9)
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)
Relief fragment, Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman; found at Sardis, Marble (26.199.63)
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)
Reliquary Head (Nlo Bieri), 19th–20th century, Gabon; Fang, Betsi group, Wood, metal, palm oil (1979.206.229)
Reliquary in the Shape of a Sarcophagus, carved 400–600, Byzantine, Marble (2002.483.3a,b)
Ring, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C.; Late Classical or Hellenistic, Etruscan, Gold (03.24.34)
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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Amenemhat II–Senwosret II, ca. 1919–1878 B.C., Egyptian; From Lisht, Painted wood (14.3.17)
Ritual object (bi), Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture, ca. 2700–2500 B.C., Jiangsu or Zhejiang Province, China, Nephrite (1986.112)
Sarcophagus lid (kline), Mid-Imperial, Severan, 220 A.D., Roman, Marble (1993.11.1)
Sarcophagus lid, 6th century B.C., Klazomenian, Terracotta (21.169.1)
Sarcophagus of Horkhebit, Late Period, Dynasty 26, ca. 590 B.C., Egyptian; From Saqqara, Basalt (07.229.1ab)
Sarcophagus with a Greek physician, early 300s, Roman; Ostia, Italy, Marble (48.76.1)
Sarcophagus with Scenes from the Lives of Saint Peter and Christ, early 300s (with modern restoration), Roman, Marble (1991.366)
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, Imperial, late 2nd–mid-3rd century A.D., Roman, Lead (65.148)
Sarcophagus, second quarter of 5th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot, Limestone (74.51.2453)
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 Figure Vessel, 9th–15th century, Colombia; Capulí, Ceramic (1988.117.11)
Seated Figure, 13th–16th century, Colombia; Quimbaya, Ceramic (1976.412.2)
Seated Male, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Baule, Wood, beads (1978.412.425)
Seated Musician, Tang dynasty (618–906), China, Marble (2006.156)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Standing attendant, Tang dynasty, 7th century, China, Earthenware with slip and pigment (2002.501)
Standing Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (?) Wood, patina stain (1978.412.577)
Standing Figure (Aloalo) with Superstructure, 20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (Mahafaly) peoples, Wood (1998.317.1)
Standing male figure, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.3)
Statue of a kouros (youth), ca. 590–580 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Naxian marble (32.11.1)
Statue of a young woman and a girl from a grave monument, ca. 320 B.C., Greek, Attic, Marble (44.11.2,.3)
Statuette of a bull, Archaic, late 6th century B.C., Greek, Boeotian; from the Kabeirion at Thebes, Bronze (20.210)
Statuette of a standing maiden, late 6th century B.C., Etruscan; Italy, Etruria, Bronze (17.190.2066)
Statuette of the god Anubis as embalmer, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332–30 B.C., Egyptian, Wood with gesso and paint (38.5)
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)
Stela of Mentuwoser, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, year 17, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1944 B.C., From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos (Umm el-Qaab, Tell el-Manshiya, others), Limestone, paint (12.184)
Storage Jar (Urpu), 15th–early 16th century, Peru; Inka, Ceramic (1978.412.68)
Striding Figure, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, el-Kab (Elkab; Eleithyaspolis) possibly, Quartzite, paint (62.200)
Strigilated sarcophagus, Late Severan, 220 A.D., Roman, Marble (2005.258)
Table Top, 400–600, Byzantine; Said to be from Rome, Italy, Marble (47.100.50)
Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar) with figural medallion, 3rd century B.C.; Ptolemaic, Greek (90.9.67)
Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar) with funerary inscription, 226–225 B.C.; Ptolemaic, Greek (90.9.5)
Thymiaterion (incense burner) with Marsyas, late 4th century B.C.; Classical, Etruscan, Bronze (1972.118.87)
Tomb Effigy of Ermengol VII, 1320–1340, Spanish; From the Church of Santa María de Bellpuiq de las Avellanes, Catalonia, Limestone, polychromy (28.95)
Tomb Effigy of Jean d'Alluye, mid-13th century, French; Made in Loire Valley, Limestone (25.120.201)
Tomb guardian (zhenmushou), Northern Wei to Northern Qi dynasties, mid- to late 6th century, China, Earthenware with pigment (1979.438)
The Tomb of Sir Walter Scott, in Dryburgh Abbey, 1844, William Henry Fox Talbot (British), Salted paper print from paper negative (1997.382.4)
Tomb panel with relief of figures in a pavilion, Eastern Han dynasty, early 2nd century, Shandong Province, China, Limestone (20.99)
Tomb Plaque, 400–800, Byzantine or Visigothic; Probably made in Spain, Terracotta (1985.147)
Tomb with Death Seated, ca. 1779–84, Louis Jean Desprez (French, 1743–1804), Etching and aquatint printed in brown ink, second state of two (2012.189)
Tour Magne, Nîmes, 1853, printed ca. 1861, Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia), Albumen silver print from paper negative (2005.100.364.41)
Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus, ca. 260–270, Roman, Marble (55.11.5)
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)
Volute-krater (mixing bowl), ca. 330–310 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Baltimore Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (69.11.7)
Volute-krater (vase for mixing wine and water), ca. 320–310 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Capodimonte Painter, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (56.171.63)
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, Imperial, probably 3rd century A.D., Roman, Lead (21.88.175)
Votive stela of Userhat, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1323 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Temple of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, EES excavations, 1905, Limestone, paint (05.4.2)
Wall painting fragment, 2nd–3rd century A.D., Roman, Fresco (92.11.10)
Water bottle from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Pottery, hematite wash, burnished, pigment (09.184.83)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.256)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.257)
Yunluo ("cloud gong"), Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Bronze (89.4.15a)