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Works of Art (110)

The Adams Vase, 1893–95, Paulding Farnham (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer and retailer, Gold, amethysts, quartzes, spessartites, tourmalines, freshwater pearls, enamel (04.1)
Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock, 1766, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: gold, with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver; pearls; dial: white enamel; movement: brass, partly gilded, and steel; the balance wheel and cock of silver set with paste jewels (1982.60.137)
Ballcourt Marker, 3rd–7th century, Mexico; Teotihuacan, Stone (1980.418)
Bannerstone, ca. 2000 B.C.; Archaic, Archaic peoples; United States, Ohio, Banded slate (1979.206.403)
Bench Figure, 5th–2nd century B.C., Mexico; Epi-Olmec, Greenstone (1979.206.1123)
Bird Figure, date unknown, Mount Hagen region, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone (1996.373.2)
Bird Head, date unknown, Papua New Guinea, reportedly found in the Morobe district, Stone, pigment (1978.412.1504)
Bird Palma, 7th–10th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Stone (00.5.59)
Birth of the Buddha, Kushan period, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Stone (1987.417.1)
Block statue of a governor, Late Period, Dynasty 26 (ca. 664–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Graywacke (1982.318)
Bodhisattva Padmapani, Transitional period, 10th–11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy with gilding and semiprecious stones (1982.220.2)
Bowl, Five Dynasties period, 10th century, Probably the vicinity of Shanglinhu, Zhejiang Province, China, Stoneware with carved and incised design under celadon glaze (Yue ware) (18.56.36)
Buckle, 5th century, Eastern Germanic, Gold garnets (1986.341)
Bust of Hevajra, Angkor period, Khmer style of the Bayon, late 12th–early 13th century, Cambodia, Stone (36.96.4)
Cameo portrait of the emperor Augustus, 41–54; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Sardonyx (42.11.30)
Cherub (?), 17th century (?), Mexico, Andesite, remains of plaster (00.5.77)
Commesso, 1550–55, Reverse after design of Étienne Delaune (French), probably a 19th-century addition, Gold, enamel, jewels, and chalcedony (17.190.907)
Corbel with Female Head, early 13th century, Spain, Castilla-León, Frías (near Burgos), Parish Church of San Vicente Martír, Stone, polychromy (23.110.56)
Cup supported by enchained Turk, ca. 1700, German; Frankfurt am Main, Jade (nephrite), aragonate (alabaster), chalcedony, onyx, diamonds, rubies, garnets, silver-gilt, and gold (1975.1.1508)
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 and modern impression: worshipper before a seated ruler or deity; seated female under a grape arbor, early 2nd millennium B.C.; Old Elamite period, Iran, Serpentine (1987.343)
Dagger hilt, ca. 1450; Timurid, Iranian; Attributed to Samarqand, Uzbekistan, Greenish black nephrite (02.18.765)
Dining room from Lansdowne House, London, 18th century, Robert Adam (English), Wood, plaster, and stone (32.12)
Eagle Relief, 10th–13th century, Mexico; Toltec, Andesite/dacite, paint (93.27.2)
Elephant, Late Naqada II (ca. 3650–3300 B.C.), Egyptian, Serpentine, bone (59.101.1)
Epimenes: Scaraboid with Archer Testing an Arrow, ca. 500 B.C., Greek, Chalcedony (31.11.5)
Female Nude, late 16th or early 17th century, South German, Honestone (17.190.467)
Figure Holding Ceremonial Objects, 4th–9th century, Bolivia; Tiwanaku, Stone (1979.206.833)
Figure Pendant, 4th–8th century, Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed, Pyrophyllite (1978.412.152)
Figure, 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino, Diorite or granodiorite (1982.48.6)
Flying-Panel Metate, 1st–5th century, Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed, Stone (1986.200)
Fragment of a Sarcophagus, 700s?, Frankish; From the Monastery of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, southwestern France, Stone (25.120.590)
Frog Yoke, 7th–10th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Greenstone (1978.412.15)
God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (34.2.1)
Goddess Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon, Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India, Argillite (1993.7)
Hand Hacha, 4th–7th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Stone (1979.206.1042)
Haremhab as a Scribe, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1336–1323 B.C., Egyptian; said to be from Memphis, Temple of Ptah, Granodiorite (23.10.1)
Head of a Buddha, second half of 6th century, Angkor Borei, Cambodia, Stone (2005.512)
Head of an Antelope, Late Period, Dynasty 27, ca. 525–404 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke, agate, Egyptian alabaster (1992.55)
Head of Krishna(?), Si Thep style, 7th century, Thailand (Phetchabun Province), Stone (1993.201)
Head of Ptolemy II Philadelphos, Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphos, ca. 285–246 B.C., Egyptian, Diabase (12.187.31)
Head of the god Amun, New Kingdom, post-Amarna period, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Granodiorite (07.228.34)
Head of the pharaoh Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Diorite (1994.198)
Head, 12th–15th century, Nigeria, Esie, Soapstone (1979.206.296)
Hippo's head, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Beryl (10.130.2310)
Hunchback Holding Staff, 10th–12th century, Mexico; Huastec, Stone (1978.412.17)
Intaglio Gemstone with Saint Theodore Teron Slaying a Multiheaded Dragon, 1300 or later, Byzantine, Black agate chalcedony with red-brown striations (1999.325.227)
Intaglio with a portrait of the empress Julia Domna, ca. 205–210; Severan, Roman, Beryl (25.78.90)
Intaglio with Bonus Eventus (Success), 1st center B.C.–3rd century A.D., Roman, Plasma (81.6.100)
Jewelry elements, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 14th–16th century, Iran or Central Asia, Gold sheet, worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass, large medallion (1989.87a–l)
King Sahure and a Nome God, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, ca. 2458–2446 B.C., Egyptian, Gneiss (18.2.4)
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)
Linga with One Face of Shiva (Ekamukhalinga), Mon-Dvaravati period, 7th–early 8th century, Thailand (Phetchabun Province, Si Thep), Stone (1994.510)
Loving couple (mithuna), Eastern Ganga dynasty, 13th century, Orissa, India, Ferruginous stone (1970.44)
Magical stela, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, ca. 360–343 B.C., Egyptian; from Alexandria, Greywacke (50.85)
Male Figure (Moai Tangata), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood, obsidian, bone (1984.526)
Manjuvajra Mandala, Pala period (ca. 700–1200), 11th century, Bangladesh or India (West Bengal), Black stone (57.51.6)
Mirror Back (?), 7th–10th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Slate (00.5.991)
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)
Necklace and earrings, Late Hellenistic, 1st century B.C., Greek, Gold, garnet, agate (1994.230.4–.6)
Necklace, ca. 1904, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American), Opals, gold, enamel (46.168.1)
Pair of Jeweled Bracelets, 500–700, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Gold, silver, pearl, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz, and emerald plasma (17.190.1670, 1671)
Pair of square seals with cloud and rock pattern, 1912–49, China, Stone (2007.52a,b)
Palma with Skeletal Head Figure, 7th–10th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Stone (1978.412.16)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pendant Brooch with Cameo of Enthroned Virgin and Child, cameo 11th–12th century; Rus' mount 12th–14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Chalcedony cameo in gold mount with pearls, emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and sardonyx intaglio (2007.9)
Pendant, 12th–14th century, Mexico; Mixtec, Greenstone (1978.412.117)
Pestle Finial in the Form of a Bird, date unknown, Mount Hagen region, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone (1996.373.1)
Plaque with scenes from the life of the Buddha, Pala or Pagan period, 12th century, India or Burma. Mudstone (1982.233)
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century, Byzantine, probably Constantinople, Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored (2008.352)
Portrait Medallion: Clara Rosenberger, mid-16th century, South German, Honestone (17.190.468)
Portrait of Daniel, Archbishop of Mainz, dated 1568, Monogrammed by the Master H.K V.B, South German or Middle-Rhenish, Honestone (17.190.488)
Posthumous Portrait of a queen as Parvati, Eastern Javanese period, ca. early 14th century, Indonesia (Java), Andesite (2001.407)
Rain God Mask, 13th–14th century, Mexico; Mixtec, Serpentine (1979.206.1062)
Relief Allegory of Virtues and Vices at the Court of Emperor Charles V, dated 1522, Monogrammed "HD" for Hans Daucher (German, Augsburg), Honestone relief, touches of gilding (17.190.745)
Reliquary Arm, ca. 1230, South Netherlandish, Silver over oak; hand: bronze-gilt; appliqué plaques: silver-gilt, niello and cabochon stones (47.101.33)
Ring stone with four goddesses and four date palms, Mauryan period, 3rd–2nd century B.C., India, Stone (2000.284.10)
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 Seat for a Noble (Osa'osa), 19th century, Ono Niha people, Gomo and Tae River area, Central region, Nias Island, Indonesia, Stone (1988.125.1)
Roundel with the head of a "hero" surrounded by caprids, 14th century B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bitumen, traces of silver and gold foil (1989.281.24)
Scarab ring, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Amethyst, copper (10.130.910)

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

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

Naturalistic scarab, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (ca. 688–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Alabaster (15.43.136)
Scene from the Legend of the True Cross, second half of 14th century, Northern French or Netherlandish, Stone (25.120.528)
Scene from the Legend of the True Cross, second half of 14th century, Northern French or Netherlandish, Stone (25.120.529)
Seated arhat (Buddhist saint), 14th century, Tibet, Stone with color (1994.93)
Seated six-armed Shiva as Conquerer of Death (Mrtyunjaya), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India (west Bengal), Black stone (1991.421)
Seated statue of Gudea, 2150–2100 B.C.; Neo-Sumerian period, Probably Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia, Diorite (59.2)
Spearhead, Late Jomon period (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), Japan, Stone (1975.268.200)
Sphinx of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Karnak probably, Gneiss (17.9.2)

Stamp seal: standing noble holding a flower, 3rd–early 4th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Sardonyx (22.139.41)
Standing Brahma, Angkor period, ca. first quarter of 10th century; Khmer style of the Bakheng, Cambodia, Stone (36.96.3)
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 Figure, 3rd–7th century, Mexico; Teotihuacan, Greenstone (1979.206.585)
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 Hari-Hara, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, late 7th–early 8th century, Cambodia or Vietnam, Stone (1977.241)
Standing man, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gray stone (51.72.1)
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 Vishnu as Keshava, Hoysala period, first quarter of 12th century, Karnataka (probably Belur), India, Stone (18.41)
Tea service, ca. 1910, Josef Hoffmann (Austrian), Silver, ebony, amethyst, carnelian (2000.278.1–.9)
Three Winged Pendants, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Stone (1994.35.606,.609,.624)
Two seated ganas, ca. 7th century, Nepal, Stone (1986.259)
Tympanum, late 14th–early 15th century; Golden Horde, Daghestan region, Caucasus (probably Kubachi), Carved stone with traces of paint (38.96)
Vase, 1819, Pierre Philippe Thomire (French), Malachite, gilt-bronze, and bronze (44.152a,b)
Vessel in the form of a horn, ca. 500 B.C.–100 A.D., Vietnam, possibly Sa Hyunh culture, Hard stone (1999.276)
Vishnu as Para Vasudeva–Narayana, last quarter of 8th century, ndia (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir), Stone (1991.301)
Water Deity (Chalchihuitlicue), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.72)
Zoomorphic Figure, date unknown, Mendi region, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Stone, pigment (1984.123.1)