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Sculpture in the Round from West Asia

Sculpture, In the Round, West Asia

Works of Art (41)

Portrait Bust of a Woman with a Scroll, late 4th–early 5th century, Early Byzantine (Eastern Roman Empire), Marble (66.25)
Base and feet of a standing figure, Early Dynastic III, 2500–2350 B.C., Mesopotamia, Nippur, Room 179, level VIIA, Stone (59.41.12)
Figure of a bull, ca. mid- to late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (47.100.85)
Figure of a lion, first half of 1st millennium B.C., Anatolia or Syria, Copper alloy (2002.457a,b)
Figure of a reclining woman, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum) (86.16.3)
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)
Head of a king, probably Shapur II, 4th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Gilded silver (65.126)
Head of a male, 2000–1600 B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (1972.96)
Head of a man, ca. 600 B.C.; Cypro-Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from Amathus, Terracotta (74.51.1458)
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)
Icon with the Virgin and Child, carved mid-10th–11th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.103)
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel, 3100–2900 B.C.; Proto-Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Silver (66.173)
Monstrous male figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Eastern Iran/Bactria-Margiana, Chlorite, calcite, gold, iron (2010.166)
Nude goddess figurine, [late 8th–7th century B.C.?], Excavated at Tell el-Duweir (ancient Lachish), southern Levant, Ceramic (34.126.53)
Pectoral Cross, 6th–7th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Gold (2006.569)
Pendant in the form of the head of an African (known as Ethiopian), 9th–8th century B.C., Cypriot; Said to be from Amathus, Cyprus, Chlorite (74.51.5010)
Poet Turning into Heech, 2007, Parviz Tanavoli (Iranian, born 1937), bronze, (2012.39)
Polycandelon with Crosses, 500–600, Byzantine, Copper alloy (2002.483.7)
Princely figure with jeweled crown, Seljuq period (1040–1196), mid-11th–mid-12th century, Iran, Stucco, modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded (67.119)
Recumbent mouflon, Mature Harappan period, ca. 2600–1900 B.C., Indus Valley, Marble (1978.58)
Relief Rhythm, 1966, Yaacov Agam (Israeli, born Palestine), Painted wood (1991.402.3)
Royal or divine figure with high conical headdress, 18th century B.C.; Middle Bronze Age, Syria or Levant, Bronze (1985.262.2)
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)
Standard with two long-horned bulls, 2400–2000 B.C.; Early Bronze Age III, North central Anatolia, Arsenical copper (55.137.5)
Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace, 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.; Bronze Age, Southwestern Arabia, Sandstone, quartzite (1998.380)
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 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 warrior, late 3rd millennium B.C., Levant, Copper (1989.281.9)
Standing woman, 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.; Parthian period, Possibly Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (86.16.1)
Statue of a bearded man with votive offerings, ca. 475–450 B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2461)
Statue of a priest, end of 6th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from west of the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2466)
Statue of a young man, mid-4th century B.C., Late Classical to Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2465)
Statue of a youth, early 5th century B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2457)
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)
Statuette of a Personification of a City, 300–500, Late Roman or Byzantine, Copper alloy (47.100.40)
Statuette of a temple boy, 3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion, Terracotta (74.51.1607)
Statuette of a temple boy, last quarter of 4th century B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion, Terracotta (74.51.1149)