A New Visual Language Transmitted Across Asia
The Achaemenid Persian Empire (550–330 B.C.)
African Christianity in Ethiopia
The Age of Süleyman “the Magnificent” (r. 1520–1566)
The Akkadian Period (ca. 2350–2150 B.C.)
The Amarna Letters
American Furniture, 1620–1730: The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles
American Furniture, 1730–1790: Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles
Amulets and Talismans from the Islamic World
Ancient American Jade
Ancient Greek Colonization and Trade and their Influence on Greek Art
Ancient Near Eastern Openwork Bronzes
Animals in Ancient Near Eastern Art
Arms and Armor—Common Misconceptions and Frequently Asked Questions
The Art of the Abbasid Period (750–1258)
The Art of Classical Greece (ca. 480–323 B.C.)
Art of the Edo Period (1615–1868)
Art of the First Cities in the Third Millennium B.C.
The Art of the Ilkhanid Period (1256–1353)
Art of the Korean Renaissance, 1400–1600
The Art of the Mughals before 1600
Art of the Pleasure Quarters and the Ukiyo-e Style
The Art of the Safavids before 1600
The Art of the Seljuq Period in Anatolia (1081–1307)
The Art of the Seljuqs of Iran (ca. 1040–1196)
The Art of the Timurid Period (ca. 1370–1507)
Art and Identity in the British North American Colonies, 1700–1776
Artistic Interaction among Cultures in Medieval Iberia
Artists of the Saqqakhana Movement (1950s–60s)
Art and Nationalism in Twentieth-Century Turkey
The Arts of the Book in the Islamic World, 1600–1800
The Arts of Iran, 1600–1800
Arts of the Spanish Americas, 1550–1850
Assyria, 1365–609 B.C.
The Assyrian Sculpture Court
Astronomy and Astrology in the Medieval Islamic World
Asuka and Nara Periods (538–794)
Baths and Bathing Culture in the Middle East: The Hammam
Buddhism and Buddhist Art
The Byzantine City of Amorium
Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800
The Cesnola Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
Chinese Gardens and Collectors’ Rocks
Chinese Hardstone Carvings
Christopher Dresser (1834–1904)
Colossal Temples of the Roman Near East
Commercial Exchange, Diplomacy, and Religious Difference between Venice and the Islamic World
Company Painting in Nineteenth-Century India
Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas
Courtly Art of the Ilkhanids
Cyprus—Island of Copper
The Damascus Room
Daoism and Daoist Art
Death, Burial, and the Afterlife in Ancient Greece
The Decoration of Arms and Armor
The Decoration of Tibetan Arms and Armor
Early Cycladic Art and Culture
Early Dynastic Sculpture, 2900–2350 B.C.
Early Modernists and Indian Traditions
Early Qur’ans (Eighth–Early Thirteenth Centuries)
East Asian Cultural Exchange in Tiger and Dragon Paintings
Eastern Religions in the Roman World
East and West: Chinese Export Porcelain
Ebla in the Third Millennium B.C.
Edo-Period Japanese Porcelain
The Eighteenth Century: From Geometric to Informal Gardens
Epic of Creation (Mesopotamia)
Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879–1948) in Persepolis
Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879–1948) in Samarra
Europe and the Age of Exploration
Exoticism in the Decorative Arts
Eynan/Ain Mallaha (10,000–8200 B.C.)
Fashion in Safavid Iran
Fell’s Cave (9000–8000 B.C.)
Folios from the Great Mongol Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Folios from the Jami’ al-tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
French Porcelain in the Eighteenth Century
German and Austrian Porcelain in the Eighteenth Century
Glass from Islamic Lands
Glass Ornaments in Late Antiquity and Early Islam (ca. 500–1000)
Glass with Mold-Blown Decoration from Islamic Lands
The Gods and Goddesses of Canaan
Golden Treasures: The Royal Tombs of Silla
The Greater Ottoman Empire, 1600–1800
Hagia Sophia, 532–37
The Halaf Period (6500–5500 B.C.)
Han Dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.)
Hasanlu in the Iron Age
Heian Period (794–1185)
Hellenistic and Roman Cyprus
Hinduism and Hindu Art
Hot-worked Glass from Islamic Lands
The Housemistress in New Kingdom Egypt: Hatnefer
In Pursuit of White: Porcelain in the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910
Indian Textiles: Trade and Production
Interiors Imagined: Folding Screens, Garments, and Clothing Stands
Internationalism in the Tang Dynasty (618–906)
Introduction to Prehistoric Art, 20,000–8000 B.C.
The Isin-Larsa and Old Babylonian Periods (2004–1595 B.C.)
Islamic Art of the Deccan
Islamic Carpets in European Paintings
Jain Manuscript Painting
James Cox (ca. 1723–1800): Goldsmith and Entrepreneur
James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)
The Japanese Blade: Technology and Manufacture
Japanese Illustrated Handscrolls
The Japanese Tea Ceremony
Japanese Weddings in the Edo Period (1615–1868)
Japanese Writing Boxes
Jiahu (ca. 7000–5700 B.C.)
Jomon Culture (ca. 10,500–ca. 300 B.C.)
Joseon Buncheong Ware: Between Celadon and Porcelain
Kamakura and Nanbokucho Periods (1185–1392)
The Kano School of Painting
Kings of Brightness in Japanese Esoteric Buddhist Art
Kofun Period (ca. Third Century–538)
Korean Buddhist Sculpture (Fifth–Ninth Centuries)
Korean Chaekgeori Paintings
Kushan Empire (ca. Second Century B.C.–Third Century A.D.)
Lacquerware of East Asia
Landscape Painting in Chinese Art
Lapita Pottery (ca. 1500–500 B.C.)
The Legacy of Genghis Khan
Life of the Buddha
List of Rulers of the Ancient Greek World
List of Rulers of Byzantium
List of Rulers of China
List of Rulers of the Islamic World
List of Rulers of Japan
List of Rulers of Korea
List of Rulers of Mesopotamia
List of Rulers of the Sasanian Empire
List of Rulers of South Asia
Longevity in Chinese Art
Lydia and Phrygia
Mal’ta (ca. 20,000 B.C.)
The Manila Galleon Trade (1565–1815)
The Mantiq al-Tayr of 1487
Mauryan Empire (ca. 323–185 B.C.)
The Middle Babylonian / Kassite Period (ca. 1595–1155 B.C.) in Mesopotamia
Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)
Miyake, Kawakubo, and Yamamoto: Japanese Fashion in the Twentieth Century
Modern Art in India
Modern Art in West Asia: From Colonial to Post-colonial Period
Modern Art in West and East Pakistan
Modern and Contemporary Art in Iran
Momoyama Period (1573–1615)
The Mon-Dvaravati Tradition of Early North-Central Thailand
The Mongolian Tent in the Ilkhanid Period
Mosaic Glass from Islamic Lands
Mountain and Water: Korean Landscape Painting, 1400–1800
Muromachi Period (1392–1573)
Music and Art of China
Nabataean Kingdom and Petra
The Nahal Mishmar Treasure
Nature in Chinese Culture
The Nature of Islamic Art
Neolithic Period in China
Netsuke: From Fashion Fobs to Coveted Collectibles
Nineteenth-Century American Drawings
Nineteenth-Century Court Arts in India
Nineteenth-Century Iran: Art and the Advent of Modernity
Nineteenth-Century Iran: Continuity and Revivalism
Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127)
Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century Art
The Origins of Writing
Pachmari Hills (ca. 9000–3000 B.C.)
Painting Formats in East Asian Art
Papyrus-Making in Egypt
The Parthian Empire (247 B.C.–224 A.D.)
Paul Poiret (1879–1944)
Period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties (386–589)
The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.)
Photography in Düsseldorf
Phrygia, Gordion, and King Midas in the Late Eighth Century B.C.
Poetic Allusions in the Rajput and Pahari Painting of India
Postmodernism: Recent Developments in Art in India
Prehistoric Cypriot Art and Culture
The Print in the Nineteenth Century
The Printed Image in the West: Woodcut
Qin Dynasty (221–206 B.C.)
The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911): The Courtiers, Officials, and Professional Artists
The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911): Loyalists and Individualists
The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911): Painting
The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911): The Traditionalists
Recognizing the Gods
The Rediscovery of Assyria
Rinpa Painting Style
The Rise of Macedonia and the Conquests of Alexander the Great
The Rise of Modernity in South Asia
The Roman Empire (27 B.C.–393 A.D.)
The Roman Republic
The Sasanian Empire (224–651 A.D.)
Scholar-Officials of China
Seasonal Imagery in Japanese Art
The Seleucid Empire (323–64 B.C.)
Shah ‘Abbas and the Arts of Isfahan
Shang and Zhou Dynasties: The Bronze Age of China
Shoguns and Art
Shunga Dynasty (ca. Second–First Century B.C.)
Silk Textiles from Safavid Iran, 1501–1722
Silks from Ottoman Turkey
South Asian Art and Culture
Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279)
Stained, or Luster-Painted Glass from Islamic Lands
Takht-i Sulayman and Tile Work in the Ilkhanid Period
Talavera de Puebla
Tang Dynasty (618–906)
Techniques of Decoration on Arms and Armor
Tibetan Arms and Armor
Tibetan Buddhist Art
Trade between Arabia and the Empires of Rome and Asia
Trade between the Romans and the Empires of Asia
Trade Routes between Europe and Asia during Antiquity
Traditional Chinese Painting in the Twentieth Century
The Transatlantic Slave Trade
The Ubaid Period (5500–4000 B.C.)
Ur: The Royal Graves
Ur: The Ziggurat
Uruk: The First City
The Vibrant Role of Mingqi in Early Chinese Burials
Wang Hui (1632–1717)
West Asia: Ancient Legends, Modern Idioms
West Asia: Postmodernism, the Diaspora, and Women Artists
Woodblock Prints in the Ukiyo-e Style
Work and Leisure: Eighteenth-Century Genre Painting in Korea
Yangban: The Cultural Life of the Joseon Literati
Yayoi Culture (ca. Fourth Century B.C.–Third Century A.D.)
The Year One
Years Leading to the Iranian Revolution, 1960–79
Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368)
Anatolia and the Caucasus (Asia Minor), 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 1000–1400 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 1400–1600 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 1600–1800 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 1800–1900 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 1900 A.D.–present
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 2000–1000 B.C.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 500–1000 A.D.
Anatolia and the Caucasus, 8000–2000 B.C.
Arabian Peninsula, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Arabian Peninsula, 1000–1400 A.D.
Arabian Peninsula, 1600–1800 A.D.
Arabian Peninsula, 1–500 A.D.
Arabian Peninsula, 2000–1000 B.C.
Arabian Peninsula, 500–1000 A.D.
Arabian Peninsula, 8000–2000 B.C.
Arabian Peninsula and Eastern Mediterranean, 1800–1900 A.D.
Asia Minor (Anatolia and the Caucasus), 1–500 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1000–1400 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1400–1600 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1600–1800 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1800–1900 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 1900 A.D.–present
Central and North Asia, 1–500 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 2000–1000 B.C.
Central and North Asia, 500–1000 A.D.
Central and North Asia, 8000–2000 B.C.
China, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
China, 1000–1400 A.D.
China, 1400–1600 A.D.
China, 1600–1800 A.D.
China, 1800–1900 A.D.
China, 1900 A.D.–present
China, 1–500 A.D.
China, 2000–1000 B.C.
China, 500–1000 A.D.
China, 8000–2000 B.C.
The Eastern Mediterranean, 1000–1400 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean, 1400–1600 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean, 1600–1800 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean, 500–1000 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean and Syria, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean and Syria, 1–500 A.D.
The Eastern Mediterranean and Syria, 2000–1000 B.C.
The Eastern Mediterranean and Syria, 8000–2000 B.C.
Himalayan Region, 1000–1400 A.D.
Himalayan Region, 1400–1600 A.D.
Himalayan Region, 1600–1800 A.D.
Himalayan Region, 500–1000 A.D.
Iran (Persia), 1800–1900 A.D.
Iran, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Iran, 1000–1400 A.D.
Iran, 1400–1600 A.D.
Iran, 1600–1800 A.D.
Iran, 1900 A.D.–present
Iran, 1–500 A.D.
Iran, 2000–1000 B.C.
Iran, 500–1000 A.D.
Iran, 8000–2000 B.C.
Iraq (Mesopotamia), 500–1000 A.D.
Iraq, 1400–1600 A.D.
Japan, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Japan, 1000–1400 A.D.
Japan, 1400–1600 A.D.
Japan, 1600–1800 A.D.
Japan, 1800–1900 A.D.
Japan, 1900 A.D.–present
Japan, 1–500 A.D.
Japan, 2000–1000 B.C.
Japan, 500–1000 A.D.
Japan, 8000–2000 B.C.
Korea, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Korea, 1000–1400 A.D.
Korea, 1400–1600 A.D.
Korea, 1600–1800 A.D.
Korea, 1800–1900 A.D.
Korea, 1900 A.D.–present
Korea, 1–500 A.D.
Korea, 2000–1000 B.C.
Korea, 500–1000 A.D.
Korea, 8000–2000 B.C.
Mesopotamia, 1–500 A.D.
Mesopotamia, 8000–2000 B.C.
South Asia and the Himalayan Region, 1800–1900 A.D.
South Asia and the Himalayan Region, 1900 A.D.–present
South Asia: North, 1000–1400 A.D.
South Asia: North, 500–1000 A.D.
South Asia: South, 1000–1400 A.D.
South Asia: South, 500–1000 A.D.
South Asia, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
South Asia, 1400–1600 A.D.
South Asia, 1600–1800 A.D.
South Asia, 1–500 A.D.
South Asia, 2000–1000 B.C.
South Asia, 8000–2000 B.C.
Southeast Asia, 1000 B.C.–1 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 1000–1400 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 1400–1600 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 1600–1800 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 1800–1900 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 1900 A.D.–present
Southeast Asia, 1–500 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 2000–1000 B.C.
Southeast Asia, 500–1000 A.D.
Southeast Asia, 8000–2000 B.C.