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Wild Bull Hunt Scarab of Amenhotep III
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1984.36CCCC0
Container
Peru, North Coast, Cupisnique style
1955.167CCCC0
Medallion with Christ
Byzantium, 13th-14th century
1947.37CCCC0
Fragment of an Icon with Scenes from Christ's Passion
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1962.27CCCC0
Lid with Combat between a Man and a Lion
Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1972.164CCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya Period, 3rd Century BC
1977.36CCCC0
Pendant Icon with the Virgin "Dexiokratousa" and Frame with Winged Bull...
Byzantium (pendant); Germany, Aachen (frame), Byzantine period, 12th century (pendant); Byzantine period, 14th century
1951.445CCCC0
No image available
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1951.445.1CCCC0
Banquet Pyxis
Anatolia, Neo-Hittite, 9th-8th Century BC
1973.19CCCC0
Shawabty of Nebmehyt
Egypt, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 19
1914.729CCCC0
Cup
Peru, North Coast, Cupisnique style
1954.797CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161CCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
China, Gansu province, Northern Wei dynasty
1990.84CCCC0
Fragment of an Icon of the Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene and the...
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 14th century
1954.394CCCC0
Hedgehog
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1975.24CCCC0
Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, so-called Sapi, possibly early 15th century
1976.29CCCC0
Manjusri with his Sakti
Tibet, 12th century
1987.44CCCC0
Vishnu
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.163CCCC0
Double-Sided Plaque Amulet
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period
1914.741CCCC0
Tutu as Sphinx
Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305 BC-30 AD
1915.556CCCC0
Seal Amulet
Egypt, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 8, 2134-2124 BC
1914.688CCCC0
Tray with Pond Scene
Egypt, New Kingdom, Late Dynasty 18, 1540-1296 BC
1914.538CCCC0
Cowroid
Egypt, New Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 18
1915.19CCCC0
Amulet of Bes
Egypt, Late Period, Probably Dynasty 27--Second Persian Period
1940.629CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.771©
Seal Amulet
Egypt, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2311-2140 BC
1914.687CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.770©
Scarab
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13
1915.16CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, El-Haraga, Wadi I, no number, Second Intermediate Period
1915.20CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1914.774CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1915.18CCCC0
Scarab Ring
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramses II
1914.742CCCC0
Scaraboid
Egypt, late Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period
1914.749CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, El-Haraga, Wadi I, no number, Second Intermediate Period
1915.17CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1914.776CCCC0
Seal with Reclining Qilin
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1952.494CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom
1914.777CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12 to Dynasty 13
1914.746CCCC0
Shalabhanjika (Woman and Tree)
Northern India, Kashmir
1974.74CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom or modern forgery
1914.778CCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.775©
Female Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Sherbro, 16th century
1975.153CCCC0
Seti I Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 or later
1928.752CCCC0
Female Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Sherbro Island, 16th century
1975.154CCCC0
Landscape
China, Qing dynasty
1917.25CCCC0
Amenhotep II Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom or modern forgery
1914.745CCCC0
Fragment of a Necklace
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1915.15CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Wild Bull Hunt Scarab of Amenhotep III
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1984.36SteatiteOverall: 6.6 x 2.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 in.)Gift of Betty and Max RatnerCCCC0
Container
Peru, North Coast, Cupisnique style
1955.167SteatiteOverall: 6.6 x 9.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Medallion with Christ
Byzantium, 13th-14th century
1947.37SteatiteDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Icon with Scenes from Christ's Passion
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1962.27SteatiteOverall: 11.8 x 11.3 cm (4 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lid with Combat between a Man and a Lion
Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1972.164SteatiteOverall: 9.8 x 14.2 cm (3 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mary B. Lee, C. Bingham Blossom, Dudley S. Blossom III, Laurel B. Kovacik, and Elizabeth B. Blossom, in memory of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160SteatiteOverall: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya Period, 3rd Century BC
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant Icon with the Virgin "Dexiokratousa" and Frame with Winged Bull...
Byzantium (pendant); Germany, Aachen (frame), Byzantine period, 12th century (pendant); Byzantine period, 14th century
1951.445Steatite, gilt silver, pearlsPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1951.445.1Steatite, gilt silver, pearlsOverall: 5.3 x 4 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Banquet Pyxis
Anatolia, Neo-Hittite, 9th-8th Century BC
1973.19SteatiteOverall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shawabty of Nebmehyt
Egypt, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 19
1914.729SteatiteOverall: 14.1 x 4.8 x 3.7 cm (5 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Cup
Peru, North Coast, Cupisnique style
1954.797SteatiteOverall: 6 x 5.3 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161SteatiteOverall: 3.5 x 3.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Miniature Votive Stupa
China, Gansu province, Northern Wei dynasty
1990.84SteatiteOverall: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Icon of the Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene and the...
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 14th century
1954.394SteatiteOverall: 4.7 x 3.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hedgehog
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1975.24Steatite, originally glazedOverall: 1.7 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)Guerdon S. Holden Memorial FundCCCC0
Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, so-called Sapi, possibly early 15th century
1976.29SoapstoneOverall: 23.8 x 11.2 x 12.5 cm (9 3/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift of Lucile Munro in memory of her husband Thomas Munro, Curator of Education from 1931 to 1967CCCC0
Manjusri with his Sakti
Tibet, 12th century
1987.44Yellow steatite, kaoliniteOverall: 7.3 x 4.7 x 2.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Vishnu
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.163SteatiteOverall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Sundry Purchase Fund by ExchangeCCCC0
Double-Sided Plaque Amulet
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period
1914.741Green-glazed steatiteOverall: 2.5 x 2 x 1 cm (1 x 13/16 x 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tutu as Sphinx
Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305 BC-30 AD
1915.556Gray steatiteOverall: 9.5 x 4.5 cm (3 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Seal Amulet
Egypt, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 8, 2134-2124 BC
1914.688SteatiteDiameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tray with Pond Scene
Egypt, New Kingdom, Late Dynasty 18, 1540-1296 BC
1914.538SteatiteOverall: 2 x 6.9 cm (13/16 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Cowroid
Egypt, New Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 18
1915.19Glazed steatiteOverall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0
Amulet of Bes
Egypt, Late Period, Probably Dynasty 27--Second Persian Period
1940.629Gray steatiteOverall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.771SteatiteOverall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust©
Seal Amulet
Egypt, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2311-2140 BC
1914.687Glazed steatiteDiameter: 2 cm (13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.770SteatiteOverall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust©
Lokesvara Khasarpana form of Avalokitesvara
India, Nalanda, Pala Period
1991.155SteatiteOverall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13
1915.16Turquoise-glazed steatiteOverall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, El-Haraga, Wadi I, no number, Second Intermediate Period
1915.20Turquoise-glazed steatiteOverall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1914.774Turquoise-glazed steatiteOverall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1915.18Turquoise-glazed steatiteOverall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0
Scarab Ring
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramses II
1914.742Green glazed steatiteDiameter: 2.5 cm (1 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scaraboid
Egypt, late Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period
1914.749Turquoise-glazed steatiteDiameter: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, El-Haraga, Wadi I, no number, Second Intermediate Period
1915.17Turquoise-glazed steatiteOverall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Second Intermediate Period
1914.776Steatite, traces of turquoise glazeOverall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Seal with Reclining Qilin
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1952.494SoapstoneOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom
1914.777Steatite and gold, originally glazedOverall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12 to Dynasty 13
1914.746Blue-green glazed steatite, gold mountOverall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Shalabhanjika (Woman and Tree)
Northern India, Kashmir
1974.74Gray steatiteOverall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom or modern forgery
1914.778Glazed steatiteOverall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Scarab
Egypt, Modern forgery
1914.775Blue-glazed steatiteOverall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust©
Female Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Sherbro, 16th century
1975.153SoapstoneOverall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Seti I Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 or later
1928.752Green glazed steatiteOverall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles S. ShinnickCCCC0
Female Figure
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Sherbro Island, 16th century
1975.154SoapstoneOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Landscape
China, Qing dynasty
1917.25SoapstoneOverall: 15.3 x 22.3 x 9.6 cm (6 x 8 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Amenhotep II Scarab
Egypt, New Kingdom or modern forgery
1914.745Steatite, traces of turquoise glazeOverall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment of a Necklace
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1915.15Steatite, glass, carnelian, and faienceOverall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of the British School of Archaeology in EgyptCCCC0