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451268

"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Govardhan (active ca. 1596–1645)

Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22

325562
Head of a roaring lion

Head of a roaring lion

Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 62.269.1

39707
Zaō Gongen

Zaō Gongen

Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155

24927
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)

Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)

Johan Adolph Grecke (Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)

Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2

452160

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51

453053
Dedicatory Inscription from a Mosque

Dedicatory Inscription from a Mosque

Date: dated A.H. 905/ A.D. 1500
Accession Number: 1981.320

329230
Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu)

Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu)

Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Accession Number: 32.143.1–.2

451042
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali

Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56

451095
Fragment of a Kaftan Back

Fragment of a Kaftan Back

Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.15

451802
Bowl with Arabic Inscription

Bowl with Arabic Inscription

Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 65.106.2

36131
Ink Landscapes with Poems

Ink Landscapes with Poems

Gong Xian (Chinese, 1619–1689)

Date: dated 1688
Accession Number: 1981.4.1a–o

453024
Qur'an Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript

Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603

328905
Cuneiform tablet case impressed with two cylinder seals, for cuneiform tablet 66.245.5a: record of a lawsuit

Cuneiform tablet case impressed with two cylinder seals, for cuneiform tablet 66.245.5a: record of a lawsuit

Date: ca. 20th–19th century B.C.
Accession Number: 66.245.5b

451019
Woven Tapestry Fragment

Woven Tapestry Fragment

Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83

79595
Tokuseu Hitome Sohshibori Hon Furisode

Tokuseu Hitome Sohshibori Hon Furisode

Takuo Itoh (Japanese, born 1947)

Date: April 1995
Accession Number: 1997.228

324917
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats

Storage jar decorated with mountain goats

Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52

454015
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424

448938

"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70

446999
Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds

Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds

Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Accession Number: 17.190.858

446595

"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)

Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5

327409
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper

Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper

Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.20

322890
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls

Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls

Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Accession Number: 32.161.46

453183
The House of Bijapur

The House of Bijapur

Painting by Kamal Muhammad (active 1680s)

Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213

451804
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons

Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons

Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2

449533
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1555–60
Accession Number: 38.149.1

451715
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware

Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware

Date: 9th century
Accession Number: 63.159.4

329081
Cuneiform tablet: administrative account of barley distribution with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars

Cuneiform tablet: administrative account of barley distribution with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars

Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 1988.433.1

503529
Sitar

Sitar

Murari Adhikari (Indian)

Date: 1997
Accession Number: 1999.399

39097
Standing Shiva (?)

Standing Shiva (?)

Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355

322611
Relief panel

Relief panel

Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Accession Number: 32.143.4

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