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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bi disk
9794 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.96

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Symbol of Earth (Ts'ung)
8973 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.115
A poster featuring "UCLA" at the top, the letters multi-colored, followed by B-Z of the aplphabet in black text, arranged in rows. The 'O' is filled, colored yellow. In the bottom corner, '93' appears. The poster advertises the UCLA Summer Sessions of 1993.
Paul Rand (American (North American))
UCLA Summer Sessions
1993
Gift of Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo and Maria Phillips
2016/2.216

Carl Demeulenaere
The Reign of Antiquities
1979
Gift of Thomas Wojtas in memory of Aloysius and Stella Wojtas
2001/2.83
A knife with foliate-shaped blade ending in a fan-shaped tip. The blade is decorated with three columns of small raised bars intersected by two rows of small raised bars. The wooden handle is decorated with brass tacks on both ends and wrapped with wire, possibly copper, around the middle.
Knife
1895 – 1905
Gift in Memory of Rudolph B. Rottam
1984/2.54A
Kneeling human figure on top of a round, hollowed out base, suggesting that this may have been the top of a staff or flywhisk. The sculpture holds one hand on his thigh, while he is chewing on a munkwiza root with the other. 
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Figure
1855 – 1865
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.185
Anthropomorphic whistle with facial features, round torso and two round protrusions extending from the sides of the torso. The piece is hollow. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Whistle
1915 – 1925
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.202
Anthropomorphic whistle with facial features, round torso and two round protrusions extending from the top of the coiffure and from the sides of the torso. The piece is hollow. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Whistle
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.47
Bronze mirror with one side polished flat, and the other side decorated with mystical animals for cardinal orientation and twelve zodiac animals.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, "Animal cycle type" (Ssu-ling shih-er hsiao: 4 spirits and 12 zodiacs)
7th century
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.180
A knife with a wooden, wire-wrapped handle with a conical pommel. The blade near the handle is straight with two small points along one side and sickle-shaped at the top. 
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.91

Banja
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.102
The animals are presented in zodiac sequence, from right to left: mouse, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, serpent, horse, goat, monkey, chicken, dog, and boar. The eight-fold screen allows the animals to seem to walk across the space. Negative space plays a significant role in the screen, creating a place for the animals to exist and at the same time extending into the room.
Yoshikawa Kôkei
Animals of the Zodiac (Two of pair)
1924
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/1.383.2
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