Browse Items (2312 total)

20521890-1935_001_006_Bpa_ARC.tif
Power objects, generically referred to as nkisi (pl. minkisi/mankisi), are a common feature of many cultures of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nkisi were used by diviners and healers to contact benevolent spirits in the hope of curing illness,…

11008292-2000_006_001_ABpa_ARC.tif
Aktaion boasted that he was a better hunter than the goddess of the hunt herself, Artemis. Furious, she turned him into a stag, whereupon his hunting dogs devoured him.

Aktaion occupies center stage. Nude and beardless, expressive of heroism,…

11007781-1989_008_132_Apa_ARC.tif

11007528-2002_001_019_Bpa_ARC.tif

16759088-2012_006_001AB_Upa_ARC.tif

11007337-1991_004_269_Ppa_ARC.tif

11008622-2014_012_001_Epa_ARC.tif
From the History of Noah

11008005-1999_001_126_Apa_ARC.tif
During the Third Intermediate Period, as more and more figurines were included in the burial assemblage, the quality of shabtis declined. Molds were used to produce figures quickly and inexpensively, often resulting in figures with unmodeled backs…

11008243-1985_016_Apa_ARC.tif
This nude male figure copies a Greek original of the fourth century BC. The date of the model, now lost, can be inferred from the willowy proportions of the figure and its nonchalant contrapposto stance, the weight on one leg that pushes the hip far…

16758762-2010_036_001_Bpa_ARC.tif
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2