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Bronze object in the shape of a horn

Although the object’s function is uncertain, it clearly forms part of a richly decorated ornament. Below the acanthus fronds is a series of rosettes, inlaid with silver, niello, and copper. Imperial

Phallic Stone Object

Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region

Winged Object (harpoon counterweight?)

For many hundreds of years, the harpoon was essential to the lifeways of the peoples living on either side of the Bering Sea between Siberia and Alaska. As the basis for the hunting of sea mammals, the harpoon ... more

Small rectangular object with curved top

Caucasus region Six Dynasties Period

Spiked and curved object

Caucasus region Six Dynasties Period

Gaming Piece or Stone Object

Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

Unidentified Object

Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

Ritual Object (Linga?)

Eastern Javanese period

Man giving object from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 33

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man giving an object to another man. Image taken from f. 33 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Standing Figure of Saint Stephen and the Head of Another Figure Within the Framing Outlines of a Rectangle, Crude Sketch of the Head of Another Figure, Undecipherable Sketch of a Polygonal or Circular Object with Small Projections

This drawing was recognized as the work of Domenico Ghirlandaio by Everett Fahy in 1976; it had previously been classified as anonymous 15th century Florentine when it was in the collection of Walter C. Baker (... more

Metal Ecclesiastical Object

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Metal Object, with Initials "PR", for Church

Anonymous, British, 19th century

map from "Asher's Picture of Berlin and its Environs; containing a copious account of every object worthy of inspection in the Metropolis of Prussia, in Charlottenburg and Potsdam. To which is added a list of German classic authors and of their preeminent works"

This image has been taken from scan 000143 from "Asher's Picture of Berlin and its Environs; containing a copious account of every object worthy of inspection in the Metropolis of Prussia, in Charlottenburg and... more

Eclipse & no eclipse or two views of one object

Two scenes showing the differing perceptions of Franklin Pierce's stand on the issue of slavery, as viewed by the North and South. The cartoon is divided vertically by "Mason & Dixon's Line." An arrow identifie... more

Figure 39: The attention attracted by an object that provokes lascivious ideas and desires.

Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875)

An unsightly object - who will take the axe and hew it down

Cartoon supporting Pres. Arthur's stand against Mormon polygamy.