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16758637-2005_088_001_Apa_ARC.tif
This type of beaded apron is made and worn by Ndzundza Ndebele women of South Africa. The art form emerged after the Ndzundza Ndebele peoples were defeated in the late 1880s by the Boers and physically dispersed. At around the same time, tiny glass…

16758662-2005_078_016_DPA_ARC.tif

11008574-1991_004_171_Bpa_ARC.tif

11008555-1991_004_457_Apa_ARC.tif

11007653-1991_004_022_Fpa_ARC.tif

16759031-2002_033_001_Gpa_ARC.tif
The most important piece of an ancient Egyptian scribe's equipment was the palette, typically made of wood, with a slot for storing reed pens and two inkwells containing red and black pigments. Such a palette was an insignia of office and was carried…

11008608-2013_006_001_Cpa_ARC.tif
Signed with monogram "HG" and dated "Ao 96"

16759152-2010_010_001_Cpa_ARC.tif

11008148-1992_022_Dpa_ARC.tif
Aphrodite was the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. Formal, clothed images of her from the Archaic and Early Classical periods were gradually replaced with more sensual versions, sometimes nude or partly so, which explore female sexuality more…

16759008-2014_020_001_Lpa_ARC.tif
This imposing bust probably came from a naophorous statue from a temple that represented a man offering a shrine or naos to the gods. The style of the face, the elaborate wig, and the pleated sleeves on his garment identify the date of the sculpture…
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