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Dancing Ganesha
Dancing Ganesha Title
9th-10th century Period
25.253 Accession
shiva, sarasvati, ganesha, bain Tags
Elephant Tusk Vase
Elephant Tusk Vase Title
19th century (Meiji) Period
71.1092 Accession
creature, monkey, wasp, ivory, meiji Tags
Fragment of a Mosaic with Mithras
Fragment of a Mosaic with Mithras Title
1st century (Roman) Period
43.7 Accession
religion, mythology, mithras Tags
Ganesha Title
1st half 11th century (Pala) Period
25.49 Accession
belly, dancing, elephant, god, hindu, sculpture, made, indian, religion, religious, statue, trunk, ganesha, bihar, lobby, holy, cow, ganesh, vinayak, aa1, bain Tags
Horse and Cart
Horse and Cart Title
19th-20th century Period
53.151 Accession
horse, interesting, cute, carridge Tags
Large Lion
Large Lion Title
early 1830s Period
37.827 Accession
lion, watercolor, creature, animal Tags
Necklace with Butterfly Pendant
Necklace with Butterfly Pendant Title
late 2nd-1st century BC (Hellenistic) Period
57.386 Accession
butterfly, dramatic, gold, granulation, emerald, burial, necklace, greek, hellenistic, jewelry, underfire Tags
Relief with Dromedary Rider
Relief with Dromedary Rider Title
10th century BCE (Neo-Hittite/Hurritic) Period
21.15 Accession
camel, arab, syria, limestone, relief, dromedary Tags
Relief with Goat
Relief with Goat Title
10th-9th century BCE (Neo-Hittite/Hurritic) Period
21.17 Accession
kapara, goat, relief, neo-hittite Tags
Sarcophagus with Griffins
Sarcophagus with Griffins Title
140-170 (Imperial) Period
23.35 Accession
touchtour Tags
Serpent Deity (Nagaraja)
Serpent Deity (Nagaraja) Title
11th century Period
F.151 Accession
Sphinx of King Psamtik II
Sphinx of King Psamtik II Title
664-589 BC (Late Period) Period
22.104 Accession
The Approach of a Storm
The Approach of a Storm Title
ca. 1872 Period
37.77 Accession
cows, storm, farm, farmers, bow, cow, memorytour Tags
The Sheepfold, Moonlight
The Sheepfold, Moonlight Title
1856-1860 Period
37.30 Accession
creature, moon, nocturnal, sheep, shepherd, pasture, evening, dusk, light, mysterious, beach, lonely, dog Tags
Tiger at Rest
Tiger at Rest Title
mid 19th century Period
37.833 Accession
creature, tiger, megafauna Tags
Vase with Dragon
Vase with Dragon Title
ca. 1915 (Taisho) Period
49.1636 Accession