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Seated Figure


Date: 12th–9th century B.C.
Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture: Olmec
Medium: Ceramic, pigment
Dimensions: H. 13 3/8 x W. 12 1/2 x D. 5 3/4 in. (34 x 31.8 x 14.6 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.1134

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Wed, Jun 27, 2018
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Morion for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony


Date: ca. 1600
Geography: probably Nuremberg
Culture: German, probably Nuremberg
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, leather, textile
Dimensions: H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm); W. 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); D. 14 11/16 in. (37.3 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 8.6 oz. (2058.2 g)
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.225

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Tue, Jun 26, 2018
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The Prodigal Son (The Parables of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ)

After Sir John Everett Millais

Artist: After Sir John Everett Millais (British, Southampton 1829–1896 London)

Engraver: Engraved and printed by Dalziel Brothers (British, active 1839–1893)

Date: 1864
Medium: Wood engraving; proof on India paper
Dimensions: image: 5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (13.9 x 10.9 cm)
sheet: 7 5/16 x 6 1/16 in. (18.6 x 15.4 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number: 21.68.4(16)

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Mon, Jun 25, 2018
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Relief panel


Period: Neo-Assyrian
Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture: Assyrian
Medium: Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions: 93 x 70 x 4 1/4 in. (236.2 x 177.8 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Stone-Reliefs-Inscribed
Credit Line: Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1932
Accession Number: 32.143.7

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Sun, Jun 24, 2018
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