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Works of Art (107)

Head of an Angel, ca. 1250, France, Paris, Notre-Dame Cathedral (?), Limestone (1990.132)
Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.2)
Apse, 1175–1200, Spanish; from the Church of San Martin, Fuentidueña, Segovia, Limestone (L.58.86)

The Virgin and Child in Majesty, with Archangels and the Magi, ca. 1100, Attributed to the Master of Master of Pedret (Spanish, Catalonia); from the Church of the Virgin (Era Mare de Diu), near Tredòs, Cap d’Aran, Fresco, transferred to canvas (50.180a–c)
Archers (detail), Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafre, ca. 2551–2494 B.C., Egyptian; Excavated at Lisht, reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I, probably originally from Giza, Painted limestone (22.1.23)
Arms of the Porcelet Family, late 13th–early 14th century,French, Limestone (25.120.127)
Artist's gridded sketch, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Limestone and ink (23.3.4)
Artist's sketch of Ramesses IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses IV, ca. 1153–1147 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (30.8.234)
Artist's sketches of Senenmut, New Kingdom, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1423 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (31.4.2)
Baptismal Font, ca. 1155–1170, From the Monastery of Saint-Trond, Wellen; Made in Liège, South Netherlands, Dark calciferous limestone (47.101.21)
Buddhist stele, Tang dynasty, ca. 700, China, Black limestone (30.122)
Capital with Four Heads, ca. 1230, Southern Italy, Apulia, probably Troia, Limestone (55.66)
Capital, with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, From the Abbey of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, France, Limestone (25.120.60)
Chapter House, 12th century, French, Aquitaine; from the Cistercian abbey of Notre-Dame at Pontaut, south of Bordeaux. Limestone brick, and plaster (35.50)
Childbirth scene, ca. 310–30 B.C.; Hellenistic, Cypriot; Said to be from the temple at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2698)
Chimneypiece, ca. 1670, Southwest France, Limestone (56.234.34)

Design for a chimneypiece, from Cheminées à la Romaine, ca. 1663, Jean Le Pautre (French), France (Paris) (33.84[1])

Cloister of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, late 12th–early 13th century, French, Languedoc; from the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, near Montpellier, Limestone (25.120.1-.134)
Column Figure of a King, ca. 1150–1170, French; From the abbey of Saint-Denis, Limestone (20.157)
Corbel with Five Interlaced Hair-Pulling Acrobats, second half of 12th century, Aquitaine, France, Limestone (34.21.2)
Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf, 2nd–3rd century; Parthian period, Hatra, northern Mesopotamia, Limestone (32.145a, b)
Doorway from Moutiers-Saint-Jean, ca. 1250, French, Limestone with traces of polychromy (32.147)
Doorway, mid-12th century, French, Touraine; from the Church of Saint-Sulpice at Coulangé, near Tours, Limestone (25.120.878)
A Field of Barley, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.24)
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 Lintel, 400–550, Byzantine; Probably made in Roman Syria, Limestone (69.15)
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)
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)
Gravestone with funerary banquet, 2nd–3rd century, Excavated at Palmyra, Syria, Limestone (02.29.1)
The Great Departure and the Temptation of the Buddha, Ikshvaku period, ca. first half of 3rd century, India (Andra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda), Limestone (28.105
Guardian lion, Northern Qi dynasty, China, Limestone (30.66.2)
Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Indurated limestone (29.3.2)
Head of a Bearded Man with a Garland Crown (Jupiter?), ca. 1230–50, Southern Italy, Limestone (L.2003.13)
Head of a Grotesque, ca. 1200–1220, France, Champagne, Châlons-sur-Marne, Church of Notre-Dame-en-Vaux (?), Limestone (13.152.2)
Head of a Man Wearing a Cap or Helmet, possibly 2nd–3rd century, Probably British Isles (Celtic), Fossiliferous limestone (2000.525.1)
Head of a Rain God, 10th–11th century, Mexico; Maya-Toltec, Limestone (1978.412.24)
Head of Ahmose I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ahmose I (ca. 1550–1525 B.C.), Egyptian, Limestone (2006.270)
Head of Arsinoe II, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 316–270 B.C., Egyptian, Indurated limestone (38.10)
Head of Christ, late 15th–early 16th century, Netherlands, North Brabant, Limestone, traces of wood (1983.406)
Head of Joseph, ca. 1230, France; Chartres, Limestone with traces of polychrome (2007.143)
Head of King David, ca. 1145, France, Paris, Cathedral of Notre-Dame, south portal of west facade (Saint Anne Portal), Limestone (38.180)
Head of Ptolemy VI Philometor, Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy VI Philometor, ca. 180–145 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.166)
Head of Tutankhamun, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egyptian, Indurated limestone (50.6)
Keystone from a Vaulted Ceiling, ca. 1220–1230, Crusader; From Castle Montfort/Starkenberg, Limestone (28.99.1)
Loggia from Laurelton Hall, Oyster Bay, New York, ca. 1905, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American), Limestone, ceramic, glass (1978.10.1)
Male Figure (Kulap), late 19th century, Southern New Ireland, Chalk, paint (1981.331.5)
Osirid figure of Merneptah, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Merneptah, ca. 1213–1203 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (26.7.1451)
Ostracon, New Kingdom, Dynasties 19–20, ca. 1295–?1069 B.C., Egyptian; From the Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Painted limestone (26.7.1453)
Panel, late 13th–mid-14th century, Spain (Granada), Limestone (2011.182)
Pietà (Vesperbild), ca. 1400, Bohemian, Limestone (2001.78)
Plaque with bilingual inscription, Early Imperial, 1st century A.D., Roman, Cypriot; said to be from Larnaca (Kition), Cyprus, Limestone (74.51.2393)
Portion of a Pilaster Capital with an Acrobat, ca. 1150–1170, French; From the Abbey of Saint-Martin-de-Savigny (now destroyed), near Lyon, Limestone (47.101.25)
Relief of Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (09.183.1a)
Relief of Haremhab, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, ca. 1323–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.44)
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 of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; From the king's temple at Deir el-Bahri in western Thebes, Painted limestone (07.230.2)
Relief of Queen Kiya, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1352–1340 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.8)
Relief of Ramesses I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1295–1294 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911 (11.155.3a)
Relief of Ramesses II, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1279–1273 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (05.4.256)
Relief of Ramesses IX, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses IX, ca. 1126–1108 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (59.51a,b)
Relief of Senwosret I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (14.3.6)
Relief of Thutmose III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1425 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (26.7.1399)
Relief with Enthroned Ruler, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Limestone, paint (1979.206.1047)
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)
A Royal Hand, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, traces of paint (1985.328.1)
Sarcophagus, second quarter of 5th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot, Limestone (74.51.2453)
Sculptor's model of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (21.9.13)
Sculptor's model of the head of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.40)
Seated statue of King Menkaure, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaure, ca. 2490–2472 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (37.6.1)
Slab, Umayyad period (661–750), first half of 8th century, Jordan, Ink on limestone (66.81)
Spouted Vessel, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Indurated limestone (1999.484.3)
Standing female figure with clasped hands, Early Dynastic IIIA, ca. 2600–2500 B.C., Mesopotamia, Nippur, Inanna temple, Level VIIB, Limestone, shell, and lapis lazuli (62.70.2)
Standing Figure, 9th–10th century, Mexico; Maya, Limestone (66.181)
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 woman, 1st century B.C., Cypriot; said to be from the ruins of Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2456)
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)
Statue of Memi and Sabu, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., Egyptian; Probably from Giza, Painted limestone (48.111)
Statue of Queen Ahmose-Nefertari, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ahmose, ca. 1550–1525 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (16.10.224)
Statue of Queen Arsinoe II, Ptolemaic Period, probably after 270 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with traces of gilding and paint (20.2.21)
Statuette of Taweret, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes (cAsasif), Limestone with traces of paint (26.7.1404)
Stele of King Intef II, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 11, reign of Intef II, ca. 2108–2059 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (13.182.3)
Stele of Shabaqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Shabaqo, ca. 712–698 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (55.144.6)
Stele of Shebitqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 707–690 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (65.45)
Stone seated female figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Chlorite or steatite, and limestone (1989.281.41a,b)
Three-Cornered Stone with Face, 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino, Fossiliferous limestone (1997.35.2)
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 panel with relief of figures in a pavilion, Eastern Han dynasty, early 2nd century, Shandong Province, China, Limestone (20.99)
Torso of a priestess, reign of Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II, 306–246 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (2010.18)
Two Princesses, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.6)
Untitled, 1985, Mimmo Paladino (Italian), Limestone, iron, encaustic, paint (1986.8)
Virgin and Child, ca. 1420 Attributed to Claus de Werve (Franco-Netherlandish), French; Made in Poligny, Burgundy, Limestone, polychromy, gilding (33.23)
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)
Window with Flamboyant Tracery, 15th century, Bourgogne, France, Limestone (35.35.1)
Woman's Head, 1912, Amedeo Modigliani (Italian) , Limestone (1997.149.10)