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Sacred Stories, Myths and Legends

Explores objects that communicate beliefs about creation, life, and death from many cultures and historical periods.

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Title Artist Medium & Support Accession Number
Winged Genius   Unknown, Assyrian   Alabaster  1944.10
Ceremonial Food Vessel (Gui)   Unknown, Chinese   Bronze  1942.15
The Cave of Eternity (The Magician)   Goltzius, Hendrik   Chiaroscuro woodcut in green, ocher and black on wove paper  1979.66
Two Genii   Beham, Hans Sebald   Copper engraving  1967.62
Rosalind and Celia, from "As You Like It" (after William Hamilton)   Tomkins, Peltro William   Engraving  1917.5
The Birth of Venus   Hassam, Childe   Etching  1940.12
Hercules and Antaeus (after Mantegna)   Unknown, German   Etching  1989.34
Drunken Silenus   Ribera, Jusepe de   Etching and engraving  1988.34
The Goddess Taweret   Unknown, Egyptian   Faience  1928.156
Female Satyr, Bacchus, and Putti   Opstal, Gerhard van   Ivory  1955.49.1
Togatus   Unknown, Roman   Marble  1973.146
Quetzalcoatl   Tamayo, Rufino   Mixograph on handmade paper  1986.8
St. Margaret with a Donor   Stockt, Vrancke van der   Oil on panel  1944.15
Figure of Quetzalcoatl   Unknown, Aztec   Volcanic stone  1944.64
Rhythm Pounder (Deble)   Unknown, Senufo   Wood  1969.72
Helmet Mask (Waniougo)   Unknown, Senufo   Wood  1970.22
Crest Mask: Male Antelope (Chi Wara)   Unknown, Bamana   Wood, fiber, and metal  1969.107
Standing Male Figure   Unknown, Egyptian   Wood, paint  1940.66
Orpheus: Maenads Dancing   Marcks, Gerhard   Woodcut  1987.78

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