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Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina) Roman Period

One Edged Comb

Made in Niederbreisig, Germany

One Edged Comb

Made in Niederbreisig, Germany

Linga with One Face of Shiva (Ekamukhalinga)

Monumental lingas of the seventh and eighth centuries are found throughout Thailand. Kings would establish lingas as a religious act and as a means of legitimizing their claims to power over newly conquered ter... more

Long hooks, one twisted (b)

Caucasus region Six Dynasties Period

Length of leather with V-shaped design on one side

Caucasus region Six Dynasties Period

One of the Four Guardian Kings

The Four Guardian Kings (Shitennō) protect the four quarters of the universe in the four cardinal directions, warding off evil and guarding the nation. In Japan they are typically placed around the main altar o... more

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara with One Thousand Hands and One Thousand Eyes (Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin)

Although painted depictions of this powerful form of Avalokiteshvara often detail the bodhisattva’s one thousand hands, sculptures such as this frequently follow a convention in which only twenty-two hands are ... more

A scene similar to the one on f. 283, with Abû Jahl seated at the head of the assembly as it discusses the plan for killing Muhammad.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Ayyûb leads Râfi ibn Wadîghah, one of the hypocrites, out of the mosque for creating a disturbance.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

A scene similar to the one on f. 236v, but with the people now angrily questioning Muhammad and Abû Bakr.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

One of the newly converted Muslims of Medina urges a group of Jews of this city to convert.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Hormuzd, seated in a small covered pavilion, talks with one of his father's ministers he has jailed.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Isfandiyâr lifts Kuhrâm, one of Arjâsp's captains, above his head by his waistband.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Page from Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō e-kotoba), one of the “Tōdaiji Fragments” (Tōdaiji-gire)

Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels was originally compiled in 984 by the courtier-poet Minamoto no Tamenori as an introductory guide to Buddhism. The “Three Jewels” of Buddhism comprise the Budd... more

One Hundred Buffaloes

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 13th century Song dynasty (960–1279)

One knight unhorsing another from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 313v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of one knight unhorsing another before a castle, while a group of women look on. Image taken from f. 313v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretal... more

One man clubbing another from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 84v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of one man clubbing another. Image taken from f. 84v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

One of the Twelve Devas: Bonten

Nanbokuchō period (1336–92)

One of the Twelve Devas: Katen

Nanbokuchō period (1336–92)

Detached section from scroll one from A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yo nagamonogatari), now remounted in original position as part of 2002.459.1

A Long Tale for an Autumn Night represents a genre of story that became popular in Japan in the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. It tells of an amorous affair between a Buddhist monk and a younger male ... more

One of the Seven Falls of Christ (Schr. 655)

Anonymous, German, 15th century