A-to-Z Index

GARTH 205 - Aderonke Adesanya Spring 2012


Required Procedures:

1) Choose one of the objects below and note its current location.

2) Carefully look at the photograph and read the information provided.

3) Research any unfamiliar words or imagery before your visit.

4) Go to Skyline Museum, located in Festival room 1108 which is open Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm, no appointment needed.  Please let the gallery attendent know that you are here for Aderonke Adesanya's GARTH 205 paper assignment so that you can sign in and out on the appropriate sheet. 

5) All images and information below may be used, citing this website as your source.

Shabti

Shabti (Answerer)
76.1.359

Egypt: Late Period (25th Dynasty), 700 BCE

Painted Limestone, 23.5 cm tall

Tauret

Tauret (Tawaret)
76.1.398

Egypt: Ptolemaic Period, c. 300 BCE

Carved Diorite, 19 cm tall

Ba-Bird

Ba-Bird
76.1.423

Egypt: Late Period, c. 500 BCE

Carved wood covered in gesso and painted, 20.8 cm tall

Qebehsenuef

Qebehsenuef, Son of Horus
76.1.420

Egypt: Late Period, c. 700 BCE

Carved wood covered in gesso and painted, 23 cm tall

Near Eastern statue of a woman

Near Eastern woman or votive statue of goddess (Ishtar or Lilith?)76.1.215

Mesopotamia: Assyrian?, c. 1000 BCE

Mold cast and hand-built ceramic, 12.6 cm tall

Sumerian man

Votive Statue of a Man
76.1.219

Mesopotamia: Late Sumerian, c. 2000 BCE

Carved sedmimentary stone, 23 cm tall

Amen-Re

Amun-Re or Pharaoh
76.1.396

Egypt: New Kingdom (post-Armarna Period), c. 1325 BCE

Carved wood and cast bronze, 29.5 cm tall

Mummy Wrapping Fragment


Mummy from the British Museum

Mummy Wrapping Fragment (Pectoral)
76.1.498

Egypt: Ptolemaic Period, c. 300 BCE

Linen covered with gesso and painted, 39 cm tall

(Image of mummy with similar wrapping is from the British Musueum)

Mummy Toe Tag

Mummy Toe Tag 76.1.494

Egypt: Greco-Roman Period, 100 CE
Carved Wood

Greek Wine Pitcher

Oinochoe with Eros
76.1.610

Greek: Hellenistic Period, c. 330 BCE

Red-figure ceramic, 27 cm tall

Greek Kylix

Greek Kylix Reverse

Greek Kylix with Satyrs and Maenads (obverse and reverse)
76.1.563

Greek: Classical Period, c. 450 BCE

Red-figure ceramic, 23 cm tall

Oil lamp from ancient Crete

Oil Lamp with Sculptor at Work
76.1.505

Greek (Crete): Greco-Roman Period, c. 200 CE

Ceramic, 6.2 cm tall

Vase

Kashan Vase
76.1.241

Persian: Il-Khanid Period, c. 1260 CE

Wheel-thrown ceramic, 14 cm tall

Tale of Genji

Scene from the Tale of Genji, 78.1.137

Japan: 17th Century
Woodblock print

Tale of Genji

Scene from the Tale of Genji, 78.1.137

Japan: 17th Century
Painting

Emma-o

Emma-o (Buddhist God of Hell) 76.1.800

Japan: 18th century
Carved Wood

Buddha

Sakyamuni Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)
78.1.105

China: Late Qing Dyansty, 18th century
Brass

Narasi-ha defeating the demon Hira-yakasipu

Narasi-ha defeating the demon Hira-yakasipu, 84.1.1

India:  c. 1800 CE
Painting on Paper

The Butter Thief

The Butter Thief, 84.1.2

India: c. 1800 CE
Painting on Paper