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Results for classification:"Ritual Object"

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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Symbol of Earth (Ts'ung)
8973 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.115
The flat part of an adze that is gray stone with black striations.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Adze
8973 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.122
Stone part of a chisel made of black pitted stone. It is oval in shape with curved edges and one end length is thicker than the other.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chisel
7500 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.106

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chisel
8477 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.107

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chisel
9100 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.108
Oval board with circular design in the middle.
Papua New Guinean
Ancestor Board (gope)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric H. Marks
1972/2.401

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yue (ceremonial axe)
8973 BCE
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
1971/2.103
An eight armed goddess sits astride a tiger with uplifted tail.  She carries a noose, punch dagger, shankha, and trident in her right hands and a bow, ring-like discus, arrow and shield in her left arms.  She wears a long garland of either large rudraksa or heads around her heck along with other necklaces and pendants.  She sits with legs pendant wearing a long skirt.  Behind the figure a Om symbol with the end of the letter twirled around it twice and the word Shri written in Devanagari script.  Below the figure a grid of letters forms a sacred diagram.  The lines forming the grid all end in trident forms.  Each square of the grid houses a different letter in nagari.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Durga Copper Plate
1800 – 1999
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.146

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Adze
8973 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.105

Indonesian
Noise Beater
20th century
Gift of Senator Jack Faxon
1984/2.52

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Fragments of Ritual Vessels & Adze?
8300 BCE
Museum Purchase
1940.415

Tibetan;Nepali (Tibetan (culture or style))
Tantric icon in portable case
19th century
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Yale Ginsburg
1983/1.110A&B
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