Beaver Effigy Bowl, ca. 1800. Omaha. Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln (1927) | This artwork is part of “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” on view now through May 10, 2015. #PlainsIndians
Belt clasp,: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century. Transcaucasia. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1921 (21.166.5) | This square example features a highly stylized stag, with exaggerated haunches marked by incised concentric circles. The animal is attacked both from below and in the face by birds.
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali. Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi, dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1951 (51.56) #OneMetManyWorlds