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Topic: miscellaneous

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Petrified Lemon

Found Egypt, Thebes

Petrified Lemon

Found Egypt, Thebes

Bottle

From Egypt

Glass Fragments

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Fragment of a Figure

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Ring with Shell

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Pair of Sandals

This well-made pair of palm-leaf sandals for an infant is similar in style (with a thong emerging between the big and second toes and an ankle strap) to forty-one single sandals and two pairs found at Kellis (m... more

Fragments

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Vessel Fragment

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

String of Beads

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Fragments

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Double String of Beads

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Fragments

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Fragments

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Double String of Beads

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Beads and Amulets

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Two Seals

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

String of Beads

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Lining of a Cap

These paper fragments arrived at the Museum as the inner lining of a silk cap (46.156.11a). The much evident folded lines are most likely related to this use. While the textile of the cap is attributed to Selju... more

Lamp

near Acre

Lamp

near Acre

Catapult Projectile from Montfort (Starkenberg) Castle

The area of Montfort, in upper Galilee near Acre, Isreal, was occupied by French Crusaders in the eleventh century. In the early thirteenth century it was acquired by the Teutonic Knights, a German crusading or... more

Six Armor Scales

These six scales come from a group of approximately three to four hundred recovered from a region of New Mexico that the Spanish explored and later colonized during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Orig... more

recto: "Portrait of Prince Danyal", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

verso: This richly illuminated folio of calligraphy features the work of the preeminent Timurid calligrapher, Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi. Patronized by the Timurid court, Mashhadi was a poet and a recognized master o... more

Trellised Targe (Shield)

This trellised targe (shield) is part of an unusually large armor garniture (acc. no. 27.159.1), which contains pieces for use in battle and for the tilt in both the Italian and German fashions. The tilt was a ... more

Trunk Hose

Bohemia

Miscellaneous Studies

This album plays on the theme of reality versus illusion. The moon is reflected in a basin of water, a flower is next to its image in a mirror, and a butterfly is attracted to chrysanthemums painted on a silk f... more

Medal of Vicenzo II Gonzaga, 7th Duke of Mantua

Gasparo Morone (Italian, born Milan (?), died Rome, 1669)

Notes on the story of Althaemenes

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (Danish, Copenhangen 1743–1809 Frederiksdal)

Signaling Baton (Saihai) and Storage Box

Saihai were carried as signs of rank and were used by military commanders to give the signal for an attack. This saihai is decorated with peony blossoms, the mon (crest) of the Tsugaru family. The Tsugaru, who ... more

Estimate for repair work and explanatory note

This work is part of a collection of drawings for furniture, clocks, candelabra, etc. for decoration of the Chateau de Laeken (outside Brussels in the area formerly called Schoonenberg, now the Belgian Royal Pa... more

Okimono in the Form of a Raven

This raven was fashioned by hammering and embossing steel––a most intractable medium––into a being of remarkable vitality. Though motionless, the bird is caught in a lifelike pose and full of expression. The co... more

Cover for a Smallsword Hilt

Guillaume Pagés (French, Paris, recorded 1709–56) Paris

Sermon on Painting, continued

Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (British, London 1717–1797 London)

Book: Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose (Volume I of four volumes)

Authored by Joseph Addison, Esq. Made in Scotland

architecture from "Miscellaneous Poems"

This image has been taken from scan 000019 from volume 01 of "Miscellaneous Poems". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

British statesman and man of letters. from "[Miscellaneous Works of the late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: consisting of letters to his friends, never before printed, and various other articles. To which are prefixed, Memoirs of his Life. ... By M. Maty. [Edited by J. O. Justamond.]]"

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from volume 01 of "[Miscellaneous Works of the late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: consisting of letters to his friends, never before printed, and vario... more

manuscript from "Miscellaneous Poems, consisting of elegies, odes, pastorals, &c. together with Calypso, a masque. [By R. Cumberland.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "Miscellaneous Poems, consisting of elegies, odes, pastorals, &c. together with Calypso, a masque. [By R. Cumberland.]". The title and subject terms of this image... more

coat of arms from "Miscellaneous Poems, translations, and imitations"

This image has been taken from scan 000002 from "Miscellaneous Poems, translations, and imitations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... more

Letter

Written by James Oldham (British, active late 18th century)

Sketches of Miscellaneous Egyptian Details and Figures (recto and verso)

William Pitts (British, London 1790–1840 London)

Screen and Miscellaneous New Year Presents

Ishikawa Kazan (Japanese, active 1810–1823)

Miscellaneous Paintings and Calligraphy for the Third Year of the Bunsei Era

A playful sampling of works by Edo's leading early nineteenth-century artists and literati is arranged here into irregular "paving stones." The many auspicious motifs and spring-themed poems suggest that this c... more