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Works of Art (11)

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)
Ancestral Shrine Figure, 13th–14th century; Mississippian, Mississippian peoples; Tennessee, Quartz sandstone (1979.206.476)
Box, ca. 1910–20, Marie Zimmermann (American), Wood, silver alloy, brass, ivory, amethyst, and semi-precious quartz (2005.464)
Face of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite (26.7.1394)
Head of a princess from a group statue, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Quartzite (2005.363)
Head of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1352 B.C., Egyptian, Brown quartzite (56.138)
Head of Amenmesse, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Amenmesse, ca. 1203–1200 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite (34.2.2)
Head of Queen Tiye, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1388–1340 B.C., Egyptian, Red quartzite (11.150.26)
Intaglio with Dionysos holding the thyrsos and a cup, late 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.9)
Lion, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasties 1–2, ca. 3000–2700 B.C., Egyptian; Perhaps from Gebelein, Upper Egypt, Quartz (66.99.2)
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)