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Themes in Art


Forked blade, 璋 (Zhang), Ancient China

Forked blade, 璋 (Zhang)

1800 BCE-1600 BCE
Hafted axe with dragons, Ancient China

Hafted axe with dragons

1200 BCE-1100 BCE
Iron Axe Head, Iron Age

Iron Axe Head

900 BCE
King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head, Mesopotamia

King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head

1300 BCE
Langeid Sword, Viking Age

Langeid Sword

Mammen Silver-inlaid Axehead, Viking Age

Mammen Silver-inlaid Axehead

970 CE
Portrait of Nicholas Anne de Lisle, Marianne Loir

Portrait of Nicholas Anne de Lisle

Marianne Loir, c. 1750
The Palace Guard, Ludwig Deutsch

The Palace Guard

Ludwig Deutsch, 1892
More Themes in Art
Artists of the African Diaspora, Themes in Art

Artists of the African Diaspora

Cuneiform, Themes in Art


Death in Art, Themes in Art

Death in Art

Life's only guarantee

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