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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Female figure, Neolithic

Female figure

4500 BCE-4000 BCE
Early Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Early Cycladic female figure

3200 BCE-2800 BCE
Cycladic seated harp player, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic seated harp player

2800 BCE-2700 BCE
Liangzhu Jade Cong, Neolithic

Liangzhu Jade Cong

2400 BCE
Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic female figure

2300 BCE-2200 BCE
Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings

2300 BCE-2200 BCE
Statue of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Statue of Gudea

2090 BCE
Head of a Ruler, Mesopotamia

Head of a Ruler

2300 BCE-2000 BCE
Minoan Pyxis Stone Lid, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Pyxis Stone Lid

2600 BCE-1900 BCE
Minoan Serpentine Tankard, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Serpentine Tankard

1750 BCE-1450 BCE
Haematite Amygdaloid Seal, Aegean Civilizations

Haematite Amygdaloid Seal

1600 BCE-1400 BCE
Minoan Agate Lentoid, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Agate Lentoid

1400 BCE-1400 BCE
Minoan Haematite Cylinder Seal, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Haematite Cylinder Seal

1400 BCE-1300 BCE
Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar, Aegean Civilizations

Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar

1200 BCE-1100 BCE
Minoan Bronze Tweezers, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Bronze Tweezers

2900 BCE-1050 BCE
Bronze Basin, Bronze Age

Bronze Basin

c. 700 BCE
Aafenmut Canopic Jars, Ancient Egypt

Aafenmut Canopic Jars

712 BCE-664 BCE
Kushite priest wearing leopard's head, Kingdom of Kush

Kushite priest wearing leopard's head

712 BCE-664 BCE
Ram's-head Amulet, Kingdom of Kush

Ram's-head Amulet

712 BCE-664 BCE
Bronze Etruscan Woman, The Etruscans

Bronze Etruscan Woman

600 BCE
Canopic Urn, The Etruscans

Canopic Urn

600 BCE
Phoenician-style ewer, The Iberians

Phoenician-style ewer

600 BCE
Greek Drinking Vessel, Ancient Greece

Greek Drinking Vessel

550 BCE
Bronze Statuette of a Bull, Ancient Greece

Bronze Statuette of a Bull

500 BCE
Terracotta column-krater, Ancient Greece

Terracotta column-krater

430 BCE
Terracotta calyx-krater, Ancient Greece

Terracotta calyx-krater

400 BCE-390 BCE
Etruscan Mirror, The Etruscans

Etruscan Mirror

350 BCE
Etruscan Woman, The Etruscans

Etruscan Woman

300 BCE
Jug in the Form of a Woman's Head (Oinochoe), The Etruscans

Jug in the Form of a Woman's Head (Oinochoe)

300 BCE
Terracotta Votive Statuette of Two Draped Females, The Etruscans

Terracotta Votive Statuette of Two Draped Females

300 BCE
Alabaster Cinerary Urn, The Etruscans

Alabaster Cinerary Urn

300 BCE-200 BCE
Head of Etruscan Woman, The Etruscans

Head of Etruscan Woman

200 BCE
Zhong Bell, 戰國秦 青銅鐘, Ancient China

Zhong Bell, 戰國秦 青銅鐘

400 BCE-200 BCE
Perseus and Andromeda, Ancient Rome

Perseus and Andromeda

90 BCE
Young Hercules, Ancient Rome

Young Hercules

69 CE-96 CE
Mummy with an Inserted Panel Portrait of a Youth, Coptic Art

Mummy with an Inserted Panel Portrait of a Youth

c. 80 CE-100 CE
Statue of Aphrodite, Ancient Rome

Statue of Aphrodite

100 CE
Bronze Military Diploma, Ancient Rome

Bronze Military Diploma

113 CE-114 CE
Emperor Antoninus Pius, Ancient Rome

Emperor Antoninus Pius

138 CE-161 CE
Bronze Statuette of Jupiter, Ancient Rome

Bronze Statuette of Jupiter

200 CE
The Three Graces, Ancient Rome

The Three Graces

200 CE
Portrait of the emperor Caracalla, Ancient Rome

Portrait of the emperor Caracalla

212 CE-217 CE
Bronze Statue of the emperor Trebonianus Gallus, Ancient Rome

Bronze Statue of the emperor Trebonianus Gallus

251 CE
Standing Four-Armed Vishnu, Classical India

Standing Four-Armed Vishnu

400 CE
Standing Buddha Offering Protection, Classical India

Standing Buddha Offering Protection

500 CE
Floor Mosaic with Ktisis, Byzantine Art

Floor Mosaic with Ktisis

500 CE-550 CE
Greenstone Mask, Teotihuacan Culture

Greenstone Mask

200 CE-700 CE
Late Gupta Period Buddha, Classical India

Late Gupta Period Buddha

700 CE
Seated Buddha, Classical India

Seated Buddha

700 CE
Standing Female Deity, probably Durga, Khmer Art

Standing Female Deity, probably Durga

700 CE
Featured Collections
Smithsonian American Art Museum, United States

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Institute of Chicago, United States

Art Institute of Chicago

Musee d'Orsay, Paris

Musee d'Orsay

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