68 UMMA Objects
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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yue (ceremonial axe)
8973 BCE
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
1971/2.103

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

Nzakara (Nzakara)
Knife
1915 – 1925
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.234

African (African (general, continental cultures))
Divination Tray
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.259

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Ritual Trough
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.252

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Cong (Ts'ung)?
8400 BCE
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
1971/2.99

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yue (ceremonial axe)
7700 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.121

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Hoe
9100 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.120

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chisel
9100 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.108

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