14 UMMA Objects
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A large sheet of rough cream colored paper with irregular edges and bits of pulp within the surface. On this sheet is an abstract form in the shape of a life size human body. This form is created by swirling, energetic black lines and fiberous black blots.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Given in honor fo former Director James Steward for his contribution to UMMA
A post on a wide, flat base. The post features a protruding human face and the top is in the shape of an anvil. 
Susanna Linburg
Caryatid VII
1981 – 1987
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
100 – 399
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
This photograph depicts a view of some ancient stone ruins. Two columns stand in the center of the photograph, each bearing relief designs and carved hieroglyphics.
Felice Beato (British (modern))
Karnak, Les Deux Stelles Pilliers
1850 – 1862
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
A conglomerate of polygonal structures in a state of ruin, some covered in low-relief carvings, stand amid rocky and uneven terrain. 
Pascal Sebah (Turkish (culture or style))
Thèbes. Medinet-Abou. Temple de Rhamsès III
1875 – 1885
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
A square sheet of thin cream colored paper with irregular edges. The paper has a gauzy appearance and a rough surface that includes bits of pulp. On this sheet are two black ovoid forms created by fiber-like black, white and gray lines. These various lines create the appearance of volume, but not substance for the ovoid forms.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Given in memory of Oleg Grabar distinguished scholar of th Islamic Art and professor emeritus (1954-1969)
A curved stone, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scenes from the Life of the Buddha: Adoration of the Buddha Dimpakara, Conception, Prophecy, Birth (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Iuliana and Mark Phillips
A terracotta block, probably originally part of a frieze around a building, with molded and incised design.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Lion attacking a quadruped (architectural fragment)
200 – 399
Gift of Mark W. and Iuliana Phillips
A snuff bottle with high relief images of luohan (buddhist sages/arhats) dressed in different colored robes (purple, blue, yellow, pink, and red). There are different colored swirls surrounding them (purple, blue, yellow, pink, and red). There is are red stopper and a gold collar.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Snuff bottle with relief images of luohan (Buddhist sages/arhats)
1800 – 1880
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
A small, thin, molded clay plaque with a bas-relief scene.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
A Votive plaque depicting the Buddha seated in dhyana mudra, and flanked by two stupas
618 – 907
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Devotees of the Buddha (fragment of a frieze from a stupa, from Nagarjunakonda?)
100 – 299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A polyurethane relief sculpture of the front end of an automobile superimposed over a silkscreen image of the car in an aluminum frame.<br />
Claes Oldenburg (American (North American))
Profile Airflow—Test Mold, Front End
1968 – 1972
Museum Purchase