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Nuku Hiva sõdalane / Nuku Hivan warrior

Nukuhiivalased olid tugevalt tätoveeritud erinevate geomeetriliste kujunditega. Nende tätoveeringud omasid ka teatud sotsiaalset tähendust – mida tugevamini tätoveeritud, seda tähtsama isikuga oli hõimustruktuu... more

Women in Helsinki, 1906

Pi och Ulla Berg, Pa Nyberg och Elsa Berg på Skatudden ca 1906. .Foto Frans Nyberg..slsa817_35_84.Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katajanokka ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katajanokka ) ..Ur boken Helsingfors... more

I.K. Inha, Helsinki d2005_132_640

Tallberg Building on Aleksanterinkatu. / Tallbergin talo Alkesanterinkadulla..I.K. Inha.1908.Helsinki.Glass negative / lasinegatiivi.Accession Number / diaarinumero: d_2005_132_640.The Finnish Museum of Photogr... more

I.K. Inha, Helsinki d2005_132_700

Vendors at Kolera-allas by Kauppatori market square. / Myyjiä Kolera-altaalla Kauppatorin rannassa..I.K. Inha.1908.Helsinki.Glass negative / lasinegatiivi.Accession Number / diaarinumero: d_2005_132_700.The Fin... more

Fragment with the Triumph of Dionysos and the Labors of Herakles

In the central medallion, Dionysos and his wife, Ariadne, ride in a chariot driven by a putto and drawn by panthers. Herakles, carrying a club, accompanies the couple. The ancient hero appears again in the fram... more

Pair of Earrings

An elaborate example of filigree and granulation work from the Fatimid period in Egypt and Greater Syria (969–1171), this pair of earrings is illustrative both of the most characteristic goldsmith work and of o... more

War Mask

Masks for use in ritual dances and other ceremonies are well known in Tibet and Mongolia, and were made from papier-mâché, leather, or gilt copper. This mask is exceptionally rare, however, because it was made... more

Cauldron

Attributed to Caucasus, Dagestan

Tympanum with a Horse and Rider

This tympanum once adorned the facade of the so‑called House of Ahmad and Ibrahim located in the town of Kubachi in the Caucasus. The vegetal decoration surrounding the central figure has been compared to fourt... more

Helmet

Found in Tibet and rare for both its form and its inscription, this helmet was probably made in central or western Asia and represents an important link between the Islamic cultures of central Asia and the Midd... more

Paten cover

This object is from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905), a Russian noblewoman compelled to preserve what she perceived as the vanishing folk art traditions of her native country. Traveling extens... more

Paten cover

This object is from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905), a Russian noblewoman compelled to preserve what she perceived as the vanishing folk art traditions of her native country. Traveling extens... more

Helmet

This extremely tall conical helmet is noteworthy as an example of a type worn in Iran and Russia in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. Similar helmets depicted in miniature paintings often show a... more

Disk from a Panagiarion with the Virgin and Child

Panagiaria, pendants made of two disks, derive their name from a popular term for the Virgin, the Panagia (All-Holy One).

Panagiarion with the Virgin and Child and the Three Angels at Mamre (interior) and the Crucifixion and Three Church Fathers (exterior)

Panagiaria, pendants made of two disks, derive their name from a popular term for the Virgin, the Panagia (All-Holy One).

Epigonation (Palitsa)

Worn by a bishop over his right thigh, this vestment depicts the Holy Trinity in the guise of the three angels who visit the patriarch Abraham in Genesis 18. The Slavonic inscription in the border quotes a hymn... more

Chalice veil

This object is from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905), a Russian noblewoman compelled to preserve what she perceived as the vanishing folk art traditions of her native country. Traveling extens... more

Icon with Virgin and the Christ Child

Enthroned images of the Virgin and the Christ Child appear in churches throughout the Byzantine era. Here the Child's future role is emphasized by the angels who hold the cross and the lance and sponge of his c... more