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Asia

Most of the works from East Asia, including ceremonial bronzes, are from ancient China. There is also small group of ceramics from Korea. South Asian and Western Asian objects include a 2nd-century Gandharan head of a Boddhisatva and bronze mortars from the Afghanistan region.

Model House
Han Dynasty, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE
Model House
Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE
C.957.157
P'an
Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
P'an
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
M.957.141
Ding (Food Vessel)
Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
Ding (Food Vessel)
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
M.959.133
Zhong (Bell)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, 771 - 256 BCE
Zhong (Bell)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (450-221 BCE)
M.959.134
Chien
Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
Chien
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
M.961.274
Chih
Shang Dynasty, Chinese, 1500 - 1050 BCE
Chih
late Shang Dynasty to early Zhou Dynasty (about 1000 BCE)
M.981.128
Head of the Buddha
Mathura School
Head of the Buddha
144-241
S.960.105.1
Dhyani-Bodhisattva
Unknown Indian, Indian
Dhyani-Bodhisattva
144-241
S.960.105.2
Stele. Hariti
Unknown Indian, Indian
Stele. Hariti
350-1000
S.964.7.10
Stele with Parvati
Unknown Indian, Indian
Stele with Parvati
Gupta Dynasty (320-550)
S.965.56.2
Standing Buddha Fragment
Kushan Dynasty
Standing Buddha Fragment
2nd-3rd century
S.976.68
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