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Oral history interview with Maya Ying Lin, 1983 March 6

Interviewee:
Lin, Maya Ying, 1959-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architects  Search this
Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Asian American architects  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12123
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211969
AAA_collcode_lin83
Theme:
Asian American
Women
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211969

Funerary plug

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 5.3 x 1.5 cm (2 1/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Glass
Origin:
China
Date:
2nd century BCE-2nd century CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.674
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c9f1ca8f-0710-44ff-87ba-f24aff438d14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.674

Funerary replica (mingqi) of a bell

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 2.2 x 1 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Period:
Qin dynasty or Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
funerary  Search this
Qin dynasty (221 - 206 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2629
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3507f2a3f-1d55-4d10-9384-cb03aac75f37
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funerary figure

Physical Description:
clay (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.3 cm x 11.6 cm x 23.6 cm; 4 7/16 in x 4 9/16 in x 9 5/16 in
overall: 4 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 11.7475 cm x 11.43 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
Funerary Figure
funerary figure
Place made:
Egypt
Associated Place:
Egypt
Date made:
c. 18th-17th Dynasty, 1600 B.C.
ID Number:
MG.M-12336
Catalog number:
M-12336
Accession number:
280922
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6641-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_725214
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Bridge Money, China, n.d.

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Object Name:
bridge money
Place made:
China
Date made:
n.d.
ID Number:
2017.0060.1507
Catalog number:
2017.0060.1507
Accession number:
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-fe40-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1837529
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Bridge Money, China, n.d.

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Object Name:
bridge money
Place made:
China
Date made:
n.d.
ID Number:
2017.0060.1508
Catalog number:
2017.0060.1508
Accession number:
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-fe41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1837530
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Bridge Money, China, n.d.

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Object Name:
bridge money
Place made:
China
Date made:
n.d.
ID Number:
2017.0060.1509
Catalog number:
2017.0060.1509
Accession number:
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-fe42-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1837531
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Bell Money, China, ca 100

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45 mm x 14.5 mm x 6.5 mm; 1 25/32 in x 9/16 in x 1/4 in
Object Name:
bell money
Place made:
China
Date made:
ca 100
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC26B
Catalog number:
79.112.OC26B
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a724-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826702
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Bell Money, China, 1122 - 255 BCE

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 52 mm x 23.5 mm x 10 mm; 2 1/16 in x 15/16 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
bell money
Place made:
China
Date made:
1122 - 255 BCE
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.719
Catalog number:
79.112.719
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e7c9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910231
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Bridge Money, China, n.d.

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 84 mm x 43 mm x 1 mm; 3 5/16 in x 1 11/16 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
bridge money
Place made:
China
Associated place:
China
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.717
Catalog number:
79.112.00717
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-db4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910237
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Bridge Money, China, 700 BCE

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 120 mm x 45 mm x 1 mm; 4 23/32 in x 1 25/32 in x 1/32 in
Object Name:
bridge money
dingle-dangle
Place made:
China
Associated place:
China
Date made:
700 BCE
Credit Line:
Stack Family
ID Number:
NU.77.61.065
Catalog number:
77.61.65
Accession number:
1977.0796
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-db51-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826741
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8 Reales Funerary, Spain, 1788 - 1808

Physical Description:
paper, cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 mm x 38.3 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
mortuary money
Place made:
Spain
Associated place:
China
Spain
Date made:
1788 - 1808
Credit Line:
Hebert, R.J.
ID Number:
NU.73.90.01
Catalog number:
73.90.01
Accession number:
312058
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-39a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_976023
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Design for a Sepulchral Monument

Architect:
Unknown, Italian  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, graphite on paper
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1800-1825
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-3981
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq418bd84ce-d47e-4f6c-add1-fd1dd517b270
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-3981

Ayalán Cemetery: A Late Integration Period Burial Site on the South Coast of Ecuador

Author:
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1981
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_113393

Headrest

Maker:
Tellem artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.9 x 31.5 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Mali
Date:
11th-14th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
horse  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Saul Bellow
Object number:
69-4-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72bdd7483-17c1-4c8d-ae53-4fb30226a568
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_69-4-1

Headrest

Maker:
Tellem artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.2 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm (4 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Mali
Date:
11th-14th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Animal  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-19
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71ce030f3-3bc9-4c69-887f-ab9ec9a8405c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-19

Headrest

Maker:
Tellem artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.6 x 21 x 10.2 cm (5 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Mali
Date:
11th-14th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Brill
Object number:
75-32-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7fe72c0c5-4ade-4f26-b27d-46629b71f78d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-32-1

Headrest

Maker:
Shona artist  Search this
Tsonga artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.7 x 15.2 x 7 cm (5 x 6 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zimbabwe
Gaza Province, Mozambique
Limpopo Province, South Africa
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Household  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-26
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7da8f9345-b7be-4067-bbef-5154fad7b378
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-26

Tomb jar

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.2 x 26.3 cm (13 7/16 x 10 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.486
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31889e55e-c333-4fc5-98c5-e7e56f15a3ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.486

Tomb jar

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 33.9 x 26.1 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.487a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b8bc4f19-12f1-4913-a14f-e7557693a4be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.487a-b

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