Relief Sculpture

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  • Works of Art (341)
  • Rosary bead
    17.190.328
  • Medallion with the Feast of Ahasuerus
    17.190.471
  • Diptych with the Nativity and the Mass of Saint Gregory
    17.190.476
  • Half of a Prayer Bead with the Crucifixion
    17.190.473b
  • Half of a Prayer Bead with Jesus Carrying the Cross
    17.190.473a
  • Half of a Prayer Bead with the Lamentation
    17.190.458a,b
  • Half of a Prayer Bead with the Prayer of the Rosary
    17.190.457a,b
  • Medallion with the Betrayal of Jesus
    17.190.474b
  • Prayer Bead with the Crucifixion and Jesus before Pilate
    17.190.474a
  • Letter P with the Legend of Saint Philip
    2017.10a,b
  • Part of the marble stele (grave marker) of Kalliades
    55.11.4
  • Cylinder seal
    1986.311.39
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: goddess leading a worshiper to a seated deity; bull god
    1991.368.3
  • Feline Altar
    1978.412.22
  • Head of a Persian guard
    55.121.3
  • Relief fragment with graffiti of two humans and animal heads
    45.11.17
  • Relief: figure in a procession
    39.133
  • Relief panel showing two baboons offering the wedjat eye to the sun god Khepri, who holds the Underworld sign
    66.99.73
  • Donation Stela of Osorkon I dated to year 6
    10.176.42
  • Ceramic imitation of bronze roller with two kilted figures
    1998.240
  • Chair back carved in relief
    59.107.3
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2078
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2079
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2080
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2081
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2082
  • Relief panel
    31.72.2
  • Relief panel
    31.72.3
  • Relief panel
    32.143.6
  • Relief panel
    32.143.9
  • Relief panel
    17.190.2077
  • Relief panel
    32.143.10
  • Relief panel
    32.143.11
  • Relief panel
    32.143.12
  • Relief panel
    32.143.14
  • Relief panel
    84.11
  • Relief panel
    32.143.8
  • Relief panel
    32.143.7
  • Relief panel
    31.72.1
  • Relief panel
    32.143.3
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.11
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.45
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.12
  • Wall decoration with a reclining youth
    32.150.30
  • Wall decoration with a female dancer
    32.150.25
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.21
  • Benjamin Franklin
    2004.44
  • Stele of the protective goddess Lama
    61.12
  • Wall panel with a charging boar
    32.150.22
  • Plaque in the form of a reclining man
    55.162.2
  • Relief fragment with large scale vine and inscription referring to daughters of Akhenaten
    21.9.9
  • Relief fragment with chariots
    27.6.1
  • Human-headed winged lion (lamassu)
    32.143.2
  • Seated Osiris-Anedjty
    12.182.4a
  • Relief plaque with face of an owl hieroglyph
    07.228.11
  • World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative Presentation Medal
    1995.4
  • Wall panel with a guinea fowl
    32.150.13
  • Wall panel with a grapevine
    32.150.24
  • Roundel with radiating palmettes
    32.150.1
  • Panel
    32.150.16
  • Roundel with radiating palmettes
    32.150.4
  • Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto
    02.18.917
  • Dongfang Shuo stealing peaches of longevity
    21.175.121
  • Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto
    21.175.136
  • Top fragment of a kudurru with a mushhushshu dragon and divine symbols
    1985.45
  • Cast of a Ninth-Century Wall Panel Carved in the
    27.229.2
  • Sappho
    1986.85
  • Little Ida
    04.38.2
  • Wall panel with wings and a Pahlavi device encircled by pearls
    32.150.48
  • Wall panel with a charging bear
    32.150.23
  • Temperance
    1986.319.43
  • Terracotta plaque
    26.60.33
  • Terracotta plaque with Pelops and Hippodamia
    26.60.32
  • Fragment of a limestone relief with two standing figures
    1996.305
  • Fragment of a limestone relief with standing figure
    1996.151.2
  • Seal Impression Attatched to a Fiber Tie from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.262
  • Fragmentary Impression of the Necropolis Seal from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.261
  • Trial Piece with Relief of Head of Akhenaten
    66.99.40
  • Gravestone with Bust of a Young Man
    2012.454
  • Relief with palace attendant
    65.129
  • Relief plaque of cobra on a neb basket
    07.228.14
  • Horses Harnessed to a Chariot
    1985.328.18
  • Desert Scene with Antelope
    1985.328.21
  • Royal Barge at its Mooring
    1985.328.15
  • Foreigners in a Procession
    1985.328.13
  • Stela of the Steward Mentuwoser
    12.184
  • Chalcedony scaraboid
    31.11.5
  • Scene from the Legend of the True Cross
    25.120.528
  • Scene from the Legend of the True Cross
    25.120.529
  • Front of a limestone block from the stepped base of a funerary monument
    16.174.6
  • Bronze Mirror
    09.221.16
  • Terracotta cinerary urn
    96.9.219a,b
  • Double-sided Tombstone
    2010.225
  • Panel
    2011.182
  • Stair Riser with Marine Deities or Boatmen
    13.96.21
  • Dish with Apollo and Daphne
    1987.142.307
  • Stucco Relief Fragment
    09.221.37
  • Plaster relief fragment with a male figure on a throne
    31.11.16
  • Stucco mural relief fragment
    74.51.5869
  • Stucco relief panels
    92.11.2-7,.9
  • Stucco relief with goat
    26.60.85
  • Cameo glass medallion of a maenad
    17.194.10
  • Fragment of Door Jamb with Geometric and Vegetal Motifs
    10.175.77
  • Table Base with Jonah swallowed and cast up by the Big Fish
    77.7
  • Boulder with Daoist Paradise
    02.18.684
  • Fragment of a limestone relief with enthroned couple
    1996.151.1
  • Marble relief fragment depicting athletic prizes
    59.11.19
  • Fragmentary seal impression from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.260
  • Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
    17.190.199
  • Triptych
    17.190.279a-e
  • Polyptych with Scenes from Christ's Passion
    17.190.205
  • Tabernacle or Folding Shrine
    17.190.201
  • Man of Sorrows
    1999.227
  • Panel
    33.41.1a-e
  • Catskill Aqueduct
    17.155.1
  • Edward Alexander MacDowell
    09.147
  • The Death of the Virgin (The Dormition)
    1973.348
  • Flowers and Grasses with a Praying-Mantis
    10.211.1271
  • Box with figures in a landscape and peony
    10.211.2081
  • Chimneypiece (cheminée)
    56.234.34
  • Louis XIV in Allegorical Armor
    25.142.61
  • Marble relief fragment with gladiators
    57.11.7
  • Marble relief fragment
    26.199.63
  • Limestone plaque with bilingual inscription
    74.51.2393
  • Terracotta plaque with King Oinomaos and his charioteer
    26.60.31
  • Scenes from the Story of Joseph
    11.93.13
  • Lamentation Beneath the Cross
    24.80.87
  • Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
    1997.91
  • Eurydice
    17.190.737
  • Plaque with the Virgin Mary as a Personification of the Church
    17.190.49
  • Two Scenes of Christ and Apostles
    2000.486
  • Evangelist Saint Mark writing the Gospel with his symbol, the Lion, holding a scroll
    17.190.36
  • Panel with Christ and the Four Symbols of the Evangelists
    17.190.51
  • Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Four Evangelists
    41.100.169
  • Segment of a Crosier Shaft
    1981.1
  • Memento Mori, with Dives in Hell
    1985.136
  • Porphyry support for a water basin
    1992.11.70
  • Royal hand
    1985.328.1
  • Cincinnatus at the Plough
    1996.116
  • Combat at a City Gate
    1986.319.30
  • Two Princesses
    1985.328.6
  • Amulet Carved in Intaglio (Incised)
    17.190.491
  • Stove Plate
    2006.548
  • Lion mask door pull
    2007.20
  • Triptych with the Passion of Christ
    2006.249
  • Casket with Warriors and Dancers
    17.190.239
  • Marble disk with a herm of Dionysus in relief
    26.60.27
  • Carnelian ring stone
    81.6.48
  • Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull
    1997.145.3
  • Lid and end panels of a lead sarcophagus
    65.148
  • Marble sarcophagus with garlands
    70.1
  • Marble sarcophagus lid with reclining couple
    1993.11.1
  • Allegory of Music
    2006.71
  • Fragment of a sarcophagus with a seated figure
    18.108
  • Marble strigilated sarcophagus
    2005.258
  • Quillwork shadow box
    2006.45
  • The Miracle of Shravasti
    1990.311
  • Seated Buddha Flanked by Two Bodhisattvas
    2001.770.1
  • Niche with the Seated Bodhisattva Shakyamuni Flanked by Devotees and an Elephant
    2005.314
  • Joseph, Chief of the Nez Percé Indians
    06.313
  • The Horses of Anahita or The Flight of Night
    80.12
  • Sarcophagus with a Greek physician
    48.76.1
  • Ripe barley
    1985.328.24
  • Votive stela of Userhat
    05.4.2
  • Block from a Relief Depicting a Battle
    13.180.21
  • Nessus Abducting Deianira
    2004.174
  • New York, Number 18
    1980.419
  • Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome
    27.191.2
  • Ritual Board (Wenena gerua)
    1978.412.741
  • House Post Figure (Amo)
    1979.206.1508
  • Marble sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne
    90.12a,b
  • Marble sarcophagus with the myth of Selene and Endymion
    47.100.4
  • Marble sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens
    10.104
  • Marble cinerary chest with lid
    27.122.2a,b
  • Marble lid of a cinerary chest
    1997.271
  • Marble cinerary urn
    2002.297
  • Alabaster cinerary urn
    96.9.225a,b
  • Carved amber bow of a fibula (safety pin)
    17.190.2067
  • Fragment of a terracotta plaque
    53.5.39
  • Horse blinker with a seated sphinx wearing a uraeus and sun-disk headdress
    54.117.1
  • Plaque with pharaonic figures flanking a sacred tree
    62.269.3
  • Cameo
    2000.562
  • Blind Homer Led by the Genius of Poetry
    1996.74
  • Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer (Mariana Griswold)
    17.104
  • Rodman de Kay Gilder
    1994.50
  • Samuel Gray Ward
    12.29
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    12.76.1
  • Jules Bastien-Lepage
    12.76.4
  • Vanderbilt Mantelpiece
    25.234
  • Mrs. Stanford White (Bessie Springs Smith)
    1976.388
  • Mourning Victory from the Melvin Memorial
    15.75
  • The Angel of Death and the Sculptor from the Milmore Memorial
    26.120
  • Richard Watson Gilder, Helena de Kay Gilder, and Rodman de Kay Gilder
    2002.445
  • MAP III
    1994.199ab
  • Limestone sarcophagus
    74.51.2451
  • Marble relief with Hermes
    1991.11.8
  • Fragmentary marble inscription
    26.60.5
  • Relief
    00.5.40
  • Relief Block with Coat of Arms of Cholula
    00.5.116
  • Scenes of the Passion
    10.141.2
  • Catherine II (The Great), Empress of Russia
    52.189.11
  • Snuffbox
    17.190.1158
  • Plaque
    1978.303.7
  • Kero
    1994.35.26
  • Kero
    1994.35.27
  • Holy-water stoup with relief of Saint Mary of Egypt
    1995.110
  • Stela of King Intef II Wahankh
    13.182.3
  • Lintel of Amenemhat I and Deities
    08.200.5
  • Relief of Thutmose III
    26.7.1399
  • Trial piece of Akhenaten, on the reverse a horse's head
    21.9.13
  • Relief of Queen Nefertiti
    61.117
  • Relief Depicting the Purification of Queen Kiya (?)
    1985.328.8
  • Relief of Haremhab
    66.99.44
  • Relief on the North Wall of a Chapel of Ramesses I
    11.155.3a
  • Donation Stela of Shabaqo
    55.144.6
  • Donation Stela of Shebitqo
    65.45
  • Relief from the Palace of Apries in Memphis
    09.183.1a
  • Magical Stela (Cippus of Horus)
    50.85
  • Marble relief with a dancing maenad
    35.11.3
  • Eagle Relief
    93.27.2
  • Carlo Bertinazzi (1713–1783)
    66.92
  • Basin
    02.18.689
  • Sard ring stone
    74.51.4236
  • Snuffbox
    66.102
  • Limestone funerary relief
    29.54
  • Marble grave stele of a little girl
    27.45
  • Marble grave stele with a family group
    11.100.2
  • Marble funerary altar of Cominia Tyche
    38.27
  • The Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana)
    2015.500.4.1
  • François I (1494–1547), King of France
    41.100.245
  • The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim
    45.128.5
  • Descent from the Cross
    29.56
  • The Great Departure and the Temptation of the Buddha
    28.105
  • Prudence
    21.116
  • Charity
    26.14.13
  • Carved door panel
    23.67.7
  • The Road to Calvary
    1996.581
  • Four-Armed Ganesha Dancing
    1992.384
  • Medallion with Return from a Spring Outing
    1993.176
  • Plaque: Two Portuguese with Manillas
    1991.17.13
  • Birth of the Buddha Shakyamuni
    1987.417.1
  • Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
    1990.332
  • Maximillian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527–1576)
    1989.12.2,3
  • Plaque with scenes from the life of the Buddha
    1982.233
  • Female Figure (Tunjo)
    1979.206.1050
  • The Dream of Queen Maya (the Buddha's Conception)
    1976.402
  • Seated Bishop
    1970.137.1
  • Madonna and Child with Angels
    14.40.675
  • Labors of Hercules
    17.190.310
  • Female Nude Seen from Behind
    17.190.467
  • Clara Rosenberger
    17.190.468
  • Carchesius
    17.190.487
  • Portrait of Daniel, Archbishop of Mainz
    17.190.488
  • Relief mounted as a mirror frame
    17.190.620
  • Allegory of Virtues and Vices at the Court of Charles V
    17.190.745
  • Triptych with the Way to Calvary, the Crucifixion, and the Disrobing of Jesus
    17.190.369
  • Rosary Bead
    17.190.475
  • The Dead Christ with the Virgin, Saint John, and Angels
    17.190.913
  • Standing man
    51.72.1
  • Earth Monster (Tlaltecuhtli)
    00.5.36
  • Baptism of Christ
    12.130.1
  • Ten marble fragments of the Great Eleusinian Relief
    14.130.9
  • Terracotta plaque
    25.78.26
  • Lion felling a bull, from a marble pediment
    42.11.35
  • Marble pilaster with acanthus scrolls
    10.210.28
  • Marble funerary altar
    25.78.29
  • Marble calyx-krater with reliefs of maidens and dancing maenads
    23.184
  • Marble portrait of the co-emperor Lucius Verus
    13.227.1
  • Beryl intaglio with portrait of Julia Domna
    25.78.90
  • Sardonyx cameo portrait of the Emperor Augustus
    42.11.30
  • Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck
    1985.328.2
  • Ring Stone
    2000.284.10
  • The Gift of Anathapindada
    1987.142.1
  • Stela
    1980.418
  • Reliefs from the Tomb of Nes-peka-shuty
    23.3.468
  • Archers
    22.1.23
  • Goddess and Attendants
    1990.281
  • Krishna Killing the Horse Demon Keshi
    1991.300
  • Drum Slab Showing the Buddha Standing in the Gateway of a Stupa
    28.31
  • Marble sarcophagus with the Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons
    55.11.5
  • Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf
    32.145a,b
  • Gravestone with funerary banquet
    02.29.1
  • Tomb Panel with Relief of Figures in a Pavilion
    20.99
  • Limestone sarcophagus: the Amathus sarcophagus
    74.51.2453
  • Molded plaque: king or a god carrying a mace
    32.39.2
  • Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
    34.158
  • Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu)
    32.143.1
  • Relief panel
    32.143.4
  • Orthostat relief: lion-hunt scene
    43.135.2
  • Furniture plaque carved in relief with a “woman at the window”
    57.80.12
  • Mirror Frame
    1995.428
  • Relief of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II and the Goddess Hathor
    07.230.2
  • Relief with Enthroned Ruler
    1979.206.1047
  • Mirror Back
    00.5.991
  • Relief with Saint Peter Martyr and Three Donors
    2001.221
  • Stele with the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) and Mahasthamaprapta (Dashizi)
    30.122
  • Capital with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (from Saint-Guilhem Cloister)
    25.120.60
  • Doorway from Moutiers-Saint-Jean
    32.147
  • Panel with Inscription
    30.112.3
  • Posthumous Portrait of a Queen as Parvati
    2001.407
  • Linga with Face of Shiva (Ekamukhalinga)
    1980.415
  • Portion of a Pilaster Capital with an Acrobat
    47.101.25
  • Fragment of a cornice panel
    40.170.441
  • Arch with Beasts
    22.58.1a
  • Diptych with the Coronation of the Virgin and the Last Judgment
    1970.324.7ab
  • Keystone from a Vaulted Ceiling
    28.99.1
  • Sarcophagus with Scenes from the Lives of Saint Peter and Christ
    1991.366
  • Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
    1982.60.399
  • Casket with Scenes from Romances
    17.190.173ab,1988.16
  • Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures
    17.190.237
  • Box with Sleeping Eros
    47.100.33
  • Icon with Christ Pantokrator
    1979.217
  • Funerary Stela with Architectural Frame
    36.2.6
  • Panel with Cross and Griffins
    28.12
  • Panel with a Griffin
    2000.81
  • Panel of a Diptych Announcing the Consulship of Justinian
    17.190.52,53
  • Pillar with Capital
    18.70.21
  • Fragment from a Lintel or Frieze with Cross and Rosette Medallions
    10.176.37
  • Reliquary (?) with scenes from the life of the Buddha
    1985.392.1
  • Vishnu
    68.46
  • Manjuvajra Mandala
    57.51.6
  • Shiva as Mrityunjaya, the Conquerer of Death
    1991.421
  • Standing Vishnu as Keshava
    18.41
  • Yakshas Relief
    1986.259
  • Pectoral with Christ and the Lamb of God and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists
    17.190.217
  • Plaque with Scenes at Emmaus
    1970.324.1
  • Situla (Bucket for Holy Water)
    17.190.45
  • Arch with Running Vines, Leaves, and Fruit
    29.9.2
  • Tympanum with a Horse and Rider
    38.96
  • The Goddess Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon (Mahishasura Mardini)
    1993.7
  • Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and the Noli Me Tangere
    17.190.47
  • Plaque with Saint Aemilian
    1987.89
  • Tomb of Ermengol VII, Count of Urgell
    28.95
  • Mirror Case
    41.100.160
  • Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
    1980.366
  • Processional Cross
    1993.163
  • Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
    17.190.396
  • Plaque with Saint John the Evangelist
    1977.421
  • Plaque with Christ Receiving Magdeburg Cathedral from Emperor Otto I
    41.100.157
  • Icon with the Crucifixion
    17.190.44
  • Plaque with the Holy Women at the Sepulchre
    1993.19
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