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ARHI.2030: History of Art: Prehistoric to Medieval

medieval group of angles and saints

Cimabue, Virgin and Child in Glory surrounded by six angels, c.1280
14'x9', Museé du Louvres

Saint-Pierre, cloister, with pier relief of Saint Peter

Saint-Pierre, cloister, with pier relief of Saint Peter, c.1100, marble

medieval chapel exterior

Scrovegni, Arena Chapel, c.1305-1306, Padua, Italy

page of arabic calligraphy with miniature image at the bottom of the page depicting a mughal king receiving the envoy of caesar

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi, Shahnama (The Book of Kings); Nushirvan Receives Mihras, Envoy of Caesar, Ilkhanid period (1206-1353), ca. 1300-30, ink and gold on paper. Text block: 6 1/8 x 4 15/16 in. painting: 2 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.

ancient sculpture of a bull crouching in a relaxed position, yellow stone

Bull (Vrisha), 9th cen.,Javanese, 12 1/8 x 13 5/8 x 23 1/2 in.

vaulted arched cathedral interior with elaborate stained glass panels along the walls

Ste. Chapelle: stained glass windows in the High Chapel, 1246-1248, Paris, France.

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