Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,349 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,118 of them are available online. There are 3,715 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Roman

Household god (lar), late 200s CE - early 300sCE
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Chinese

Vessel with Elephant-head Handles, 1800s
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Greek

Furniture attachment in the form of a lion, ca. 500 BCE
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Roman

Couch decoration in the form of a horse's head, 100s CE
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Roman

Portrait of a man in the Republican style, first century CE or later
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Egyptian

Ptolemy II with Ritual Rattle (Sistrum), 285-246 BCE
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Chinese

Relief Fragment from Tianlongshan, 550-577
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Tibetan

Dipankara, One of the Buddhas of the Past, 1662
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Japanese

Jade Mountain Landscape, 1800s
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Roman

Fragmentary sarcophagus front and lid depicting The Slaughter of the Niobids, end of the 2nd century CE