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This prayer book consists of 20 pages written on the front and back in the Myanmar language. It is decorated in golds and reds with black text.
Artist Unknown
Burmese Prayer Book with Manuscript Pages (total of 20 pages)
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.280.1
A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists.  His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched.  Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print.  Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us".  The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Warsaw
1943 – 1963
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.101
A group of Hassidic men praying inside of a religious place. They are all standing, facing forward.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Jewish Men Praying, Jerusalem, Israel
1968
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.331
This black and white print depicts a scene with groups of figures separated compositionally by a large wooden post that is placed in the foreground of the composition, just left of center. Four male figures on the left look toward the scene on the right where a woman kneels in prayer before a child accompanied by two angels and a haloed man feeding hay to a donkey.
Nicolaus van Aelst - DELETE
Adoration of the Shepherds
1604 – 1606
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.185
A 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a simple wooden stick) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. A small metal weight, attached to one one side of the drum with a cord, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist. The drum in his case is of hammered metal, with incised patterns of Buddhist auspicious symbols.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.423
An example of a 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a wooden stick, with simple incised line designs) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. Here the drum is elaboratedly decorated with rows of inset turquoise stones, as well as a row of Sanskit letters in bone.  A small weight of bone attached to one one side of the drum with a metal chain, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.424
A man preaching on a public street. There are people passing by him. He is holding a bible in one hand.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Preacher on the Street, New York City, USA
1980
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.340
A group of Hassidic men standing over a body covered in a cloth. There are windows behind them.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Jewish Funeral, Jerusalem, Israel
1972
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.332
Text: Give a Minute to God in Silent Prayer at Noon - For those who fight and serve "over there" and "over here" - For Victory
Artist Unknown
Give a Minute to God in a Silent Prayer At Noon - For Victory
1917 – 1919
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
1954/2.35.136

Isamu Noguchi
Seated Nude, in Repose
1929
Museum Purchase
1948/1.328
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