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    Intaglio

    Unknown artist, Greco-Roman
    Intaglio, 1st century BCE
    Olivine
    1.8 x 1.3 x .6 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Henry A. Greene 08.006

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    Votive Stele of Chang Caigan

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Votive Stele of Chang Caigan, CE 618-907
    Stone
    39 x 24.5 x 14 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 18.105

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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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    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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    Head of Buddha

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Head of Buddha, 500-600 CE
    Gray stone
    40.6 x 25.4 x 32.7 cm (16 x 10 x 12 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke and Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 15.228

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    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), ca.575 CE
    Stone with traces of pigment
    135 x 36.8 x 23 cm (53 1/8 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. John M. Crawford 1986.028

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    Blossom Bowl

    Unknown artist, Minoan, Crete
    Blossom Bowl, ca. 2000 BCE
    Serpentine
    Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 77.001

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    Chimera

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Chimera, ca. 475–525 CE
    Stone
    55 x 46 x 40 cm (21 5/8 x 18 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.592

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    Rock Head

    David Hammons
    American, b.1943
    Rock Head, 2000
    Stone, hair, metal stand
    35.6 x 27.9 x 12.7 cm (14 x 11 x 5 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.31.1

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    Mountainside Ellipse

    Richard Long
    English, b. 1945
    Mountainside Ellipse, 1999
    Stones
    15.9 x 379.1 x 152.1 cm (6 1/4 x 149 1/4 x 59 7/8 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2007.107