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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
No. 6 of the series of 12 prints;
1788 – 1989
Gift of Baroness Maud Ledyard von Ketteler
1956/1.82
A group of men wage battle against each other in a rocky landscape. Some of the men wear ancient Roman armor while others are only partially clothed. The combatants wield spears and swords, and some are on horseback. The mounted soldier in the center of the scene holds a large banner. A burning city is visible in the distance.
Agostino dei Musi (Italian (culture or style))
Battle of the Romans under Scipio against the Carthaginians
1532 – 1541
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1976/1.211

James Anderson
Doriforo di Policleto
1875 – 1885
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
1980/1.199
Hanuman is depicted with a human body and a monkey head.  The image is incised on the plate and his body is entirely textured with characters in the devanagari script.  Often merely the letter ‘r’ designating the god Rama with whom he is associated.  He is in a striding posture and there are a number of sections of text scattered around the image.  At his feet is a human figure walking in the opposite direction.  He holds a double flag consisting of two triangular shapes facing him in his left hand along with a thin club.  One appears to emanating from his mouth?  His right hand is lifted with an arrow above it and his tail curves behind him.  There is also a small altar depicting the two feet of Rama in the area between his outstretched leg and the end of a scarf wrapped around his body.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Plate Inscribed with Flying Figure of Hanuman Holding a Flag, Mace and Spear
1700 – 1899
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1978/2.89
This is a rubbing of a figure with the head of an ox dressed in robes. It appears to be holding a staff in its right hand.<br />
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<p>These rubbings are taken from reliefs of the twelve Chinese zodiac animal deities on the surface of guardian rocks (&egrave;&shy;&middot;&ccedil;&Yuml;&sup3;, hoseok ) placed around the edge of the tumulus of General Kim Yusin (&eacute;&Dagger;&lsquo;&aring;&ordm;&frac34;&auml;&iquest;&iexcl;, 595&acirc;&euro;&ldquo;673) on Songhwasan Mountain (&aelig;&frac34;&egrave;&Scaron;&plusmn;&aring;&plusmn;&plusmn;) in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. The twelve animal deities guard the twelve Earthly Branches which can be interpreted as spatial directions. Each animal deity has the face of a certain animal and a body of human. The twelve animal deities occur in the following order according to the Chinese zodiac: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. While the twelve deities on guardian stones placed around royal tumuli from the
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Twelve Zodiac Animals: Ox
1945 – 1980
Transfer from the Department of the History of Art, Slide and Photograph Collection, gift of Mrs. Pilsoon L. Chun
2021/1.128.2

Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Twelve Zodiac Animals: Horse
1945 – 1980
Transfer from the Department of the History of Art, Slide and Photograph Collection, gift of Mrs. Pilsoon L. Chun
2021/1.128.7
A ten-armed figure sits with her legs tucked under her on a tiger with a long uplifted tail.  The figure is incised onto the copper plate with a chisel.  One set of arms are crossed across her chest, while all but six hands hold weapons.  A crossed spear and trident form an X behind the figure.  She has wide bracelets at each of her wrists and wears elaborate circular earrings and nose ring with a three partite crown. Two lines in devanagari script are above the figure.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Durga copper plate with mystic design
1700 – 1999
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.145

German
The Five Kings Hanged (Joshua 10:26)
15th century
Museum Purchase
1930.25
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