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Tikal temple, Guatemala

This temple is part of the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in modern-day Guatemala. It was built around 732 AD.

The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali

The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, is an adobe mosque built in 1907 on top of a similar mosque that dated back to the 13th century.

Ceramic urn, Zapotec (200-800 CE), Oaxaca State, Mexico

This is a ceramic urn used to commemorate the dead by the Zapotec people (c.200-800 CE) in modern-day Mexico. It is currently on display at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL.

Three-headed Male Figure

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Republic of Congo
Culture: Kuyu peoples
Medium: Wood, pigment
Dimensions: H. 53 3/4 in. (136.5 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Funds from various donors, Daniel and Marian Malcolm Gift, and Laura and James J. Ross Gift, 2006
Accession Number: 2006.447

Samurai Mask, Edo-era

Samurai mask from the Edo period, 1710, cast iron.

Ritual Seat for a Noble, Osa' Osa

Ritual Seat for a Noble (Osa' osa)

Date: 19th century
Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra, Gomo and Tae River region
Culture: Ono Niha people
Medium: Stone
Dimensions: H. 27 1/4 x W. 50 x D. 30 1/4 in. (69.2 x 127 x 76.8 cm)
Classification: Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Paul and Monique Barbier-Mueller, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.125.1

Yena Head for Yam Ceremony

Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)

Date: 19th-early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Tongwindjamb village, Middle Sepik River region
Culture: Kwoma people
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Dimensions: H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number: 1978.412.859

Terracotta Neck-Amphora Storage Jar

Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)
Attributed to the New York Nettos Painter

Period: Proto-Attic
Date: second quarter of the 7th century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Attic
Medium: Terracotta
Dimensions: H. 42 3/4 in. (108.6 cm); diameter 22 in. (55.9 cm)
Classification: Vases
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number: 11.210.1

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Figure of a Horse

Figure of a Horse

Period: Tang dynasty (618-907)
Date: late 7th-first half of the 8th century
Culture: China
Medium: Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigment Dimensions: H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm)
Classification: Tomb Pottery
Credit Line: Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.253.12

Buddha Shakyamuni

Buddha Shakyamuni or Akshobhya, the Buddha of the East

Date: 11th-12th century
Culture: Tibet
Medium: Gilt copper
Dimensions: H. 22 3/4 in. (58 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.106

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