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Funnel-Shaped Mount

Funnel-Shaped Mount

This object may have been the central decorative element of the yoke of a ceremonial chariot. Objects of similar shape have been found with ensembles of yoke and harness ornaments, such as the adjacent pieces i... more

Belt Mount
Belt Mount
Purse Mount

Purse Mount

Made in Northern France

Shield Mount in the Shape of Bird

Shield Mount in the Shape of Bird

Made in Northern France

Belt Mount
Cloisonné Strap Mount

Cloisonné Strap Mount

The creation of garnet cloisonné work demands great skill. The garnet must be split into thin slices, after which the hard and brittle mineral is shaped with a high-speed wheel. Frankish workshops specializing ... more

Belt Mount

Belt Mount

Made in Herpes, Western France

Purse Mount in the Form of a Bird

Purse Mount in the Form of a Bird

These objects were used as decorative appliqués on a purse that would have hung from a strap.

Purse Mount in the Form of a Bird

Purse Mount in the Form of a Bird

These objects were used as decorative appliqués on a purse that would have hung from a strap.

Shield Mount in the Shape of Bird

Shield Mount in the Shape of Bird

Made in Northern France

Purse Mount in the Form of a Cross

Purse Mount in the Form of a Cross

Belts were important features of early medieval dress. Not only did they serve the practical function of holding weapons and tools, but their fittings, which could vary in terms of material, decoration, and siz... more

Sword Sheath Mount

Sword Sheath Mount

Made in Niederbreisig, Germany

Central Mount of Purse

Central Mount of Purse

Made in Northern France (?)

Purse Mount

Purse Mount

Made in Northern France

Ring with Large Purple Stone in Oval Mount
Belt Mount
Ring with Purple Stone in Lotus-shaped Mount
Ring with Green Stone in Circular Mount
Ring with Inset Blue Stone in Circular Mount
Ring with Purplse Stone set in Lotus Mount
Garuda (Vishnu's Mount) Seated in Royal Ease

Garuda (Vishnu's Mount) Seated in Royal Ease

Garuda is the great solar bird ridden by the Hindu god Vishnu. In this representation, however, his only birdlike characteristics are wings, the tips of which have been broken off. He sits in the relaxed postur... more

Harness Mount

Harness Mount

Made in Trier, Germany

Lapis Pendant with Gold Mount

Lapis Pendant with Gold Mount

Eastern Javanese period

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Door Mount

Door Mount

Their utilitarian function notwithstanding, medieval door mounts are often ornately designed, with geometric and fanciful motifs. Here, the beasts resemble panthers, which according to medieval bestiaries, exud... more

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Miniature of the Agony in the Garden. Image taken from f. 7 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Fisherman's Lodge At Mount Xisai

Fisherman's Lodge At Mount Xisai

In this imaginary depiction of his retirement retreat the scholar-official Li Jie presents an image of his future home in a self-consciously primitive manner. The archaic, maplike image—composed of frontal, sch... more

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Described in the sutras as a mountainous island in the southern sea, Mount Fudaraka (Sanskrit: Potalaka) is said to be the residence of the bodhisattva Kannon (Sanskrit: Avalokiteshvara). In China, this island ... more

Sermon on the Mount from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 58

Sermon on the Mount from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 58

Detail of a miniature of Christ delivering the Sermon on the Mount. Image taken from f. 58 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

Cosmological Mandala with Mount Meru

Cosmological Mandala with Mount Meru

The elaborate tapestry-woven mandala, or cosmic diagram, illustrates Indo-Himalayan imagery introduced to China along with the advent of Esoteric Buddhism. At the center is the mythological Mount Meru, represen... more

Moses at Mount Sinai from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Moses at Mount Sinai from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 25

Detail of a lower register miniature of Moses receiving the tables of the Law on Mount Sinai. Image taken from f. 25 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

"Gushtasp Slays the Dragon of Mount Saqila", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

"Gushtasp Slays the Dragon of Mount Saqila", Folio from a Shahnama (Bo...

Gushtasp, Prince of Iran, was living in disguise in Rum. In order to win the hand of Caesar's youngest daughter he had to perform a mighty feat - slay the terrible dragon of Mount Saqila. By his courage and pro... more

Woods and Valleys of Mount Yu

Woods and Valleys of Mount Yu

In 1366, Ni Zan abandoned his home to escape marauding soldiers. Even after the establishment of the Ming dynasty in 1368, Ni continued the life of a wanderer, visiting old haunts that he had not seen for twent... more

Christ on the Mount of Olives (copy in roundel)

Christ on the Mount of Olives (copy in roundel)

After Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

Christ on the Mount of Olives (Schr. 205a)

Christ on the Mount of Olives (Schr. 205a)

Anonymous, German, 15th century

Vulcan Building a Fence Around the Mount of Venus

Vulcan Building a Fence Around the Mount of Venus

Although the northern Italian origin of this drawing has never been disputed, the question of its authorship remains open. The composition and the rendering of landscape are reminiscent of Giovanni Bellini and ... more

[Christ praying on the Mount of Olives] / M.S.

[Christ praying on the Mount of Olives] / M.S.

Bartsch, 9. Leher (?), 19. Signed with initials on plate.

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Large Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Large Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

The Four Deities of Mount Kōya

The Four Deities of Mount Kōya

The four deities of Mount Kōya sit on elaborately decorated platforms before tripartite screens inside a Shinto shrine. Mount Kōya is the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Esoteric Buddhism, established in th... more

Aaron and Nadab Taking Leave of Elisheba (?), with the Israelites Camped before Mount Sinai and Moses Ascending the Mountain.

Aaron and Nadab Taking Leave of Elisheba (?), with the Israelites Camp...

Adam van Noort (Flemish, Antwerp 1561–1641 Antwerp)

The Return to Court of the Four Graybeards of Mount Shang (left); Su Shi’s Visit to the Wind and Water Cave (right

The Return to Court of the Four Graybeards of Mount Shang (left); Su S...

The subject of the right screen is the future Emperor Hui (reigned 194–188 B.C.) of the Han dynasty. Although the crown prince, his rightful ascendance to the throne was threatened by his father’s desire to ins... more

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from the Circular Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from the Circular Passion

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Christ on the Mount of Olives,  from The Small Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Small Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Small Passion

Christ on the Mount of Olives, from The Small Passion

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)