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12th century

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    Saint Peter

    Unknown artist, Burgundian (Migration period); French
    Saint Peter, ca. 1106-1112
    Limestone with traces of gesso and polychromy
    76.2 x 43.2 x 29.2 cm (30 x 17 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 20.254

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    Grille

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Grille, ca.1130-1300
    Iron
    Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr. 38.018

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    Covered Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Covered Jar, 900–1100 CE
    Yue ware
    Height: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.149

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    Bag

    Unknown artist, Peruvian
    Bag, 900-1400
    Knotted net bast thread
    Length: 45.7 cm (18 inches)
    Anonymous gift 52.345

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    Christ in Majesty

    Unknown artist, Spanish
    Christ in Majesty, ca. 1090-1100
    Limestone
    97.8 x 55.9 cm (38 1/2 x 22 inches)
    Gift of John Nicholas Brown 69.196

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    The Crucified Christ

    Unknown artist, Spanish, Possibly from Aragonese Pyrenees
    The Crucified Christ, ca. 1150-1200
    Oak with traces of polychrome
    215.9 x 215.9 cm (85 x 85 inches)
    Museum Special Reserve Fund 43.195

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    Head of a Hindu god, probably Shiva

    Unknown artist, Cambodian, Khmer
    Head of a Hindu god, probably Shiva, 12th century
    Sandstone
    22.2 x 12.5 x 13 cm (8 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 5 1/8 inches) (without base)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.282

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    Wine Cup on Pedestal

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Wine Cup on Pedestal, 936-1392
    Ceramic
    11 x 15.2 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 6 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.105

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    Vishnu as Rama

    Unknown artist, Indian
    Vishnu as Rama, ca. 1100
    Black stone
    82 x 48.5 x 18 cm (32 5/16 x 19 1/8 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Gift of the Sofro Family 63.060

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    Corbel depicting two hands holding a barrel

    Unknown artist, French
    Corbel depicting two hands holding a barrel, ca. 1175-1200
    Stone
    41.3 x 19.1 x 18.1 cm (16 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund and Museum Works of Art Fund 51.316

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    Romanesque Capital

    Unknown artist, French
    Romanesque Capital, early 1100s
    Limestone
    52.1 x 55.9 cm (20 1/2 x 22 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 40.166

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    Apostle

    Unknown artist, French, Dordogne region
    Apostle, ca. 1110
    Limestone
    86.4 x 25.4 cm (34 x 10 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 41.045

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    Ewer

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Ewer, 936-1392
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Charles B. Hoyt 27.044

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    Man Fleeing Dragon from Mantes-la-Jolie

    Unknown artist, French
    Man Fleeing Dragon from Mantes-la-Jolie, ca. 1225-1235
    Pot metal and glass
    61 x 45.7 cm (24 x 18 inches)
    Gift of William A. Viall and William C. Dart 19.044

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    Romanesque portal

    Unknown artist, French
    Romanesque portal, ca. 1150
    Limestone
    386.1 x 422.9 cm (152 x 166 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 40.014

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    Apostle

    Unknown artist, French
    Apostle, ca. 1110
    Limestone
    82.6 x 26.7 cm (32 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 41.046

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    Buddha Mahavairocana (Dainichi Nyorai)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Buddha Mahavairocana (Dainichi Nyorai), Dainichi Nyorai Buddha, ca. 1150-1200
    Cryptomeria wood
    294.6 x 212.1 x 165.1 cm (116 x 83 1/2 x 65 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 36.015

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    Female attendant with a fly wisk

    Unknown artist, Saudi Arabian, Bengal
    Female attendant with a fly wisk, 11th century-12th century
    Stone
    35.6 x 20.3 x 12 cm (14 x 8 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.202

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    Shiva and Parvati (Uma-Mahesvara)

    Unknown artist, Indian
    Shiva and Parvati (Uma-Mahesvara), 10th-11th century
    Sandstone
    64 x 41 x 25.5 cm (25 3/16 x 16 1/8 x 10 1/16 inches)
    Corporation Membership Fund 63.049

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    Saint Peter

    Unknown artist, Byzantine
    Saint Peter, 12th century
    Cloisonné enamel and gold
    10.2 x 4.6 cm (4 x 1 13/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 30.013

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    Head of Christ or a Saint

    Unknown artist, Spanish
    Head of Christ or a Saint, ca. 1220-1240
    Walnut, polychromy
    81.3 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm (32 x 20 x 20 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.131

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    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys, 12th Century
    Porcelain with glaze
    Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.432

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    Bottle with Swirl Designs

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bottle with Swirl Designs, 12th Century
    Porcelain with glaze
    31.6 x 15 cm (12 7/16 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.186

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    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), Guanyin, 12th-13th Century
    Wood with pigment
    Height: 160 cm (63 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.92

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    Lei Vessel

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Lei Vessel, 1100–1200 BCE
    Bronze
    15.2 x 11 x 9.5 cm (6 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.9