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Relief of a coiled snake, fragment

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 x 18.8 x 9 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
1st century BCE-1st century CE
Topic:
snake  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.107
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye326971109-3f8d-4db0-b119-fe8950a30392
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.107

Relief with woman's torso, fragment

Medium:
Limestone(?)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.2 × 11.7 × 5 cm (4 13/16 × 4 5/8 × 1 15/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
woman  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
funerary  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.149
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36108cc5a-fdfa-4ace-9ca7-f13e62404c3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.149

Stela with figure of a man, fragment in two pieces, now joined

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.6 × 19 × 3.9 cm (6 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
funerary  Search this
stela  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.150
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a03b0922-10df-4440-ab53-2b5b6966a4a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.150

Stela with torso of a woman, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.4 × 10.5 × 4.7 cm (6 7/16 × 4 1/8 × 1 7/8 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
woman  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
funerary  Search this
stela  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.151
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/ye3e678b2be-89ef-4872-8db5-42775af0531d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.151

Section of relief carving with bull's head, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.8 × 9.6 × 5.8 cm (5 7/16 × 3 3/4 × 2 5/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
bull  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.178
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3262389be-b897-4674-8ad0-fa3cd10dd4a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.178
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Stela with bull's head, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.8 × 25.5 × 7.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/16 × 3 1/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
mid 1st century
Topic:
bull  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
funerary  Search this
stela  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.179
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39aa48e30-596e-47f5-9f95-6b1eb98d0107
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.179

Relief with plantform, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.1 × 10 × 5.7 cm (2 13/16 × 3 15/16 × 2 1/4 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
plant  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.184
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d959de4f-1a01-4512-a8c0-ec85bd01aaab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.184

Stela with inscribed base, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.7 × 8 × 4.3 cm (4 5/8 × 3 1/8 × 1 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
funerary  Search this
stela  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.195
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3431e87ea-cb4b-456d-bef7-1bf9ad81d98c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.195

Relief fragment with three registers: dentils / ibexes heads / possibly ibex in side profile (?)

Medium:
Calicte alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.2 × 17.8 × 6.6 cm (10 5/16 × 7 × 2 5/8 in)
Type:
Stone
Architectural Element
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
1st century BCE-early 1st century CE
Topic:
ibex  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.215
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32f385aca-9cc6-4eae-8507-16b74baa6fa2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.215

Relief with male figure, fragment

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.8 × 10 × 4 cm (9 × 3 15/16 × 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
4th-2nd century BCE
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye380c5df12-3365-4bde-b092-7ed80c12a40f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.3

Fragment from a relief, part of proper right shoulder and neck of a figure

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.3 × 8.5 × 6 cm (5 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 2 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.35
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39f7a8af0-4e36-47d2-97e2-441a1265dd78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.35

Relief fragment with nine-letter inscription

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 × 16.6 × 3.2 cm (1 5/8 × 6 9/16 × 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Stone
Architectural Element
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
relief inscription  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.41
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34f3a415a-135f-4c64-b5e8-c647a27bbb5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.41

Agastya

Medium:
Volcanic stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 78.7 × 40.6 × 20.3 cm (31 × 16 × 8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
East Java, Indonesia
Date:
ca. 13th century
Period:
Singosari period
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
lotus  Search this
Indonesia  Search this
trident  Search this
Java  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Agastya  Search this
Singosari period (1222 - 1292)  Search this
Credit Line:
Promised gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number:
LTS2015.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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F|S Southeast Asia
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26b: Power in Southeast Asia
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d3694bd7-55d7-4c42-b5d5-cbed6936e66c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_LTS2015.4
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Inkstick

Manufacturer:
Hu Kaiwen Ink Shop (1765 -)  Search this
Medium:
Soot and glue with gold pigment and lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.8 x 1.8 cm (3 1/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anhui province, China
Date:
1821-1850 or possibly later
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c1924e5f-eff9-49b5-9615-a124202d1839
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.1
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Inkstick in the form of an ancient coin

Medium:
Soot and glue with lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.10
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3aa48c01f-3320-40b8-a000-1481259f0a73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.10
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Inkstick (used)

Manufacturer:
Wang Jie'an Ink Shop  Search this
Medium:
Soot and glue with gold pigment and lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.2 x 2 cm (2 13/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anhui province, China
Date:
1817
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Jiaqing reign (1796 - 1820)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.11
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f2dd9729-5be0-48ec-88d7-a9dba980200f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.11
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Inkstick

Manufacturer:
T'sao Ssu-kung  Search this
Medium:
Soot and glue with a seed pearl
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
1782
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31588d475-74a5-4e75-8915-685ddec1c9c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.12
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Inkstick

Medium:
Soot and glue with blue and gold pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.2 x 3.3 cm (2 13/16 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.13
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3cb922538-aa1a-4be3-b91c-57206e53c4d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.13
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Inkstick (used)

Manufacturer:
Hu Kaiwen Ink Shop (1765 -)  Search this
Medium:
Soot and glue with gold pigment and lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.2 x 2 cm (2 7/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anhui province, China
Date:
1837 or 1897
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.14
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/ye32173958b-0d15-472f-a7c1-32078dd1dbb1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.14
Online Media:

Inkstick

Manufacturer:
Hu Kaiwen Ink Shop (1765 -)  Search this
Medium:
Soot and glue with gold pigment and a seed pearl
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.2 x 2.2 cm (3 5/8 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anhui province, China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
relief seal  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Church
Accession Number:
F1983.12.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye346a2459e-b731-4b7f-9d57-015bf806d9bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.12.15
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