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Athlete or Apollo, ca cent. Bronze statuette with silver inlays. The Cleveland Museum of Art. Ancient Greek Sculpture, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Roman Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Ancient Greek Architecture, Gothic Architecture

Athlete or Apollo

This bronze statuette depicts a nude male, perhaps a young athlete or the youthful god Apollo. Lost to time are objects he would have held in his hands, perhaps a bow and arrow. The weight-shift

This life-size sculpture of a female figure was likely installed by a doorway or in an exterior niche of a Buddhist temple. Throughout the history of Indian art, voluptuous female figures have Ancient Beauty, Ancient Art, Roman Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Minoan Art, Indian Eyes, Female Torso, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Goddess Art

Female torso

This life-size sculpture of a female figure was likely installed by a doorway or in an exterior niche of a Buddhist temple. Throughout the history of Indian art, voluptuous female figures have

Ganesha, the god of wealth and abundance, is an auspicious and revered Hindu deity. Numerous myths explain how Ganesha became an elephant-man Buddha Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Shri Ganesh Images, Ganesha Art, Chola Dynasty, Hindu Deities, Hinduism, Indian Symbols

Ganesha

Ganesha, the god of wealth and abundance, is an auspicious and revered Hindu deity. He removes obstacles and protects his worshipers. Numerous myths explain how Ganesha became an elephant-man

Goddess Holding a Lo Goddess Holding a Lotus c. 950 South India Tamil Nadu Chola period Century) bronze Overall - cm inches) Wt: lbs. Buddha Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Asian Sculptures, Love Statue, Shiva Statue, Indian Goddess, Buddha Painting, Bros

Goddess Holding a Lotus

South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century), bronze, Overall: h. 64.1 cm (25 3/16 in.). Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1984.2

Jug with Running Animals, Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, Century - fritware with design in carved and underglaze-painted slip ("silhouette" ware) Ceramic Pottery, Pottery Art, Pottery Ideas, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Iranian Art, Ceramic Figures, Teapots And Cups, Hand Painted Ceramics, Porcelain Vase

Jug with Running Animals

"Silhouette" ware continues the tradition of painting with slip (liquefied clay) directly on the white body beneath the glaze. On this jug, thick black slip was applied and then carved with a knife

Hevajra was an important figure signaling the practice of Buddhist rituals. King Jayavarman VII placed particular emphasis on Hevajra during consecration rituals and set up a colossal stone sculpture Stone Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Art, Worship Images, Vajrayana Buddhism, 3d Figures, Tibetan Art

Hevajra

Hevajra was an important figure signaling the practice of Buddhist rituals. King Jayavarman VII placed particular emphasis on Hevajra during consecration rituals and set up a colossal stone sculpture

Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned Buddha Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Worship Images, Cambodian Art, 3d Figures, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Thai Art, Religious Architecture, Buddhist Art

Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned

The crown and jewels of this Buddha indicate that he is a transcendent Buddha, not the historical Buddha who lived in the 5th century BC. Small-scale bronze images of transcendent Buddhas were used

South India, Medieval period, Chola century), bronze, Overall: x x cm x 10 x 7 inches); Gift of Katharine Holden Thayer Buddha Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Shri Ganesh, Lord Ganesha, Statues, Chola Dynasty, Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha, Buddha Painting

Ganesha

Ganesha, the god of wealth and abundance, is an auspicious and revered Hindu deity. He removes obstacles and protects his worshipers. Numerous myths explain how Ganesha became an elephant-man

~ Head of Vishnu. century Place of origin: Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha Period: Gupta Period Medium: Sandstone Asian Sculptures, Stone Sculptures, Sculpture Head, Art Premier, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Hindu Deities, Greek Art, Hindu Art, Buddhist Art

Head of Vishnu

Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period (320-647), sandstone, Overall: 40.6 x 38.1 cm (15 15/16 x 15 in.). John L. Severance Fund 1969.57

See this work from the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection currently on view at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico – Female Torso (Tara), Eastern India , Pala period, century. Indian Eyes, Female Torso, Art Premier, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Art Sculpture, Buddhist Art, Stone Carving, Art Plastique, Indian Art

Female torso

This life-size sculpture of a female figure was likely installed by a doorway or in an exterior niche of a Buddhist temple. Throughout the history of Indian art, voluptuous female figures have

The vajra and bell as a pair are an important combination of tantric implements. When used together, the vajra is held in the right hand and stands for tantric method; the bell refers to wisdom and Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Temple Bells, Indonesian Art, Hindu Art, Ancient Artifacts, Chinese Art, Asian Art

Bell with Vajra Handle

The vajra and bell as a pair are an important combination of tantric implements. When used together, the vajra is held in the right hand and stands for tantric method; the bell refers to wisdom and

India, Mathura, Post-Gupta period, spotted red sandstone, Overall: 16 x x 12 cm x 3 x 4 in. Stone Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Buddha Life, Indian Temple, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Main Theme, Greek Art, Turbans, Conch

Head of Surya

India, Mathura, Post-Gupta period, spotted red sandstone, Overall: 16 x 8.5 x 12 cm (6 1/4 x 3 5/16 x 4 11/16 in.). Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski 2012.296

Miniature Crown Surprise from the Lapis Lazuli Easter Egg Cleveland Museum Of Art, Faberge Eggs, Egg Art, Egg Decorating, Lapis Lazuli, Easter Eggs, I Am Awesome, Miniatures, Bling

Miniature Crown Surprise from the Lapis Lazuli Easter Egg

This Easter egg, like the subsequent ones produced by Fabergé for the imperial family, contains a surprise when opened. In this case, the egg opens to display a yellow enameled cover, resembling an

India, Bulandi Bagh (Patna), Maurya Period, terracotta, Overall: h. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Indian Temple, Cleveland Museum, Indian Art Paintings, Southeast Asia, Terracotta, Sculpting, Masks

Male Head, possibly a Yaksha

The large turban and earring suggest that this head may have belonged to a yaksha, a nature divinity worshipped for wealth and prosperity. The small scale and terracotta material imply that it may