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Chinese Altar Set, bronze, China
西周 青銅禁|Ritual Altar Table (Jin)
Coin Portraying Emperor Tiberius, bronze
Offering table from the mortuary temple of Amenemhat I
Mesoamerican Feline Altar
Marble round altar with a frieze of animals and masks
Marble round altar with a frieze of animals and masks
Limestone fragment of an altar with a relief
Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical
Altar from the mortuary temple of Amenemhat I
Chinese Altar Set, bronze, China
Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical
Marble pediment of a funerary altar
Cylinder seal and modern impression: seated goddess before figures carrying boxes, one placed on "altar"
Ritual Altar Table (Jin), bronze
Feline Altar, arts of africa oceania and the americas
Cylinder seal and modern impression: seated goddess before figures carrying boxes, one placed on "altar"
Marble funerary altar of Cominia Tyche
Terracotta statuette fragment of a deer sacrificed at an altar to Artemis
Marble pediment of a funerary altar
Roman Fragmentary marble votive altar
Palmyra Altar Palmyra
Coptic Altar or Incense Burner, Egypt
Coptic Altar or Incense Burner, Egypt

Coptic Altar or Incense Burner, Egypt

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Candlestick from a Set of Five-Piece Altar Set (Wugong)
Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical

Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical

The altar is decorated on two sides; on one, together with a Cypro-syllabic inscription, is a sacrifice scene; on the other a couple are shown at a banquet. Cypro-Classical

Altar table Kamakura period

Altar table Kamakura period

Accession Number: 1987.302 Kamakura period (1185–1333)

Limestone altar or pedestal with coiled snake, Cyprus
Textile Altar Cloth, Japan
Candlestick from a Set of Five-Piece Altar Set (Wugong)
Palmyra Altar Palmyra
Limestone altar, Cyprus, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Limestone altar, Cyprus, Metropolitan Museum of Art

On the front, Herakles fighting the Nemean lion.On the adjacent sides, two female votaries. Classical

Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical

Limestone altar, Cyprus. Cypro classical

The altar is carved into the form of a recessed shrine, flanked by Ionic fluted columns. Inside is the front half of an oil lamp with a nozzle. Cypro-Classical

Pre Columbian Hieroglyphic Altar
Female Figure, Northern Africa and the Sahel
Linga Altar with Four Faces of Shiva
Altar, 11th century

Altar, 11th century

Made in Castile, Spain

Chimú Wooden Altar Figure, Peru
Casket or Portable Altar with the Crucifixion, Standing Saints, and Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the Evangelists
Plaque from a Book Cover or Portable Altar with Saint Thomas and the Lion of Saint Mark
Base of an Altar Cross with Reading Angels Sitting on Dragons and Standing Church Fathers
Base of an Altar Cross with Reading Angels Sitting on Dragons and Standing Church Fathers
Plaque from a Book Cover or Portable Altar with Saint Thomas and the Lion of Saint Mark
Base of an Altar Cross with the Four Evangelists and Their Symbols
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Base of an Altar Cross with the Four Evangelists and Their Symbols
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Plaque from a Portable Altar with Scenes from the Life of Jesus
Stand for an altar cross
Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Sixth Angel Delivers the Four Angels that had been Bound at the River Euphrates; an Altar Appears in the Heavens as the Enthroned Christ Raises His Hand in Blessing
Fierenbras takes the relices from the altar at St Peter's. from BL Eg 3028, f. 80

Fierenbras takes the relices from the altar at St Peter's. from BL Eg ...

Fierenbras takes the relices from the altar at St Peter's. Image taken from f. 80 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Offering at an altar from BL Harley 616, f. 59v

Offering at an altar from BL Harley 616, f. 59v

Detail of a miniature of two men offering a ram at an altar, at the beginning of Leviticus. Image taken from f. 59v of Bible (Genesis-Psalms), imperfect, ending in Psalm 109. Written in French.

kors (altar-/processionskors) av koppar, Sweden
Priam and his son Polites being killed before the altar from BL Royal 20 C IV, f. 30

Priam and his son Polites being killed before the altar from BL Royal ...

Detail of a miniature of Priam and his son Polites being killed before the altar. Image taken from f. 30 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes). ... More

Isaiah's vision: an angel purifies his lips with a burning coal from the altar
Charlemagne kneels before the altar. from BL Eg 3028, f. 89

Charlemagne kneels before the altar. from BL Eg 3028, f. 89

Charlemagne kneels before the altar. Image taken from f. 89 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

The martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury: he is stabbed before the altar
Altar Cloth, 12th century
Man kneeling before an altar from BL Harley 4418, f. 1

Man kneeling before an altar from BL Harley 4418, f. 1

Detail of abraded miniature illustrating the prologue, depicting a man kneeling before an altar with a Crucifixion altarpiece, with an open book on a stand behind him. Image taken from f. 1 of Jean d'Arras, Rom... More

Altar Frontal, 13th century
Altar Cruet, 13th century, Limousin, Occitania, France
Altar Cruet, 13th century, Limousin, Occitania, France
Altar Angel (one of a pair)
Man kneeling before an altar from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 200

Man kneeling before an altar from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 200

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man kneeling before an altar, watched by another man and a woman. Image taken from f. 200 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Writte... More

Dedication of the temple: Esdras sprinkling the altar with holy water
Religious hypocrisy (Papelardie) kneeling before an altar
David playing the harp in front of an altar
The altar of burnt offering of the Tabernacle
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
Ritual Cache
Model for an altar

Model for an altar

A different design at each end of the altar gives the patron alternatives from which to choose.

The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
Byzantine Altar Cloth or Podea
Zacharias before an altar
St. Bridget of Sweden having a vision in which a fire from heaven descends upon the altar during Mass and the host changes into the Christ-child
Dedication of the temple: Esdras sprinkling the altar with holy water
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
Altar Frontal, 13th century
Laomedon, who refused to reward Neptune and Apollo who helped him build the walls of Troy, kneels before the idols on an altar
Priest before an altar
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
The circumcision of the Christ-child in the temple by a priest; on the front of the altar a panel showing Abraham raises his sword to sacrifice Isaac (4th of 4)
The mass of St. Gregory the Great: Christ appears on the altar
Altar of Baal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 33v

Altar of Baal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 33v

Detail of a lower register miniature of Gideon destroying the altar of Baal, and of Gideon (Jerubbaal) making a sacrifice. Image taken from f. 33v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with F... More

The angel, John with a reed, and the altar from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 146v

The angel, John with a reed, and the altar from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 1...

Detail of a miniature of the angel speaking to John holding a reed; and the temple of God on the right with the worshippers inside, in illustration of Revelation 11: 1-2. Image taken from f. 146v of La lumiere ... More

Altar Cruet, The Cloisters
Dedication of the Tabernacle: Aaron before the altar, the people of Israel in worship behind him
Miracle at the altar from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 62

Miracle at the altar from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 62

Miniature of a miracle at the altar, the baptism of Jews, the death of Priscus, and Aetherius and the criminal clerk. Image taken from f. 62 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Altar Frontal, 14th century
David at prayer before an altar, holding his soul represented as a small naked human being; David is looking up to God
Elijah defies the priests of Baal: as Elijah prays, God sends fire which burns up not only his sacrifice but also the altar itself
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