Native & World Arts at Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY Photos

The Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, NY hosts an array of ancient world arts plus objects from native cultures.

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Memorial Art Gallery entrance & Cutler Union part of University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.South facade of the main gallery at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Greek terracotta aryballos at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Greek terracotta white on black pelike at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Memorial Art Gallery entrance & Cutler Union part of University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.South facade of the main gallery (1913) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Greek terracotta aryballos (615-600 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Greek terracotta white on black pelike (500-401 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Egyptian Shawabti at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian canopic jars at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian outer coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian inner coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Egyptian Shawabti (1069 BCE-50 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian canopic jars (late period 664-332 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian outer coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset (Ptolemaic Period 332-30 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Egyptian inner coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset (Ptolemaic Period 332-30 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Detail of Egyptian coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman terracotta amphora & Togatus marble statue at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman glass bottles & flasks at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman glazed terracotta vase made in Egypt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Detail of Egyptian coffin of Pa-Debehu-Aset (Ptolemaic Period 332-30 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman terracotta amphora (27 BCE-96 CE) & Togatus marble statue (27 BCE-96 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman glass bottles & flasks (300 BCE-399 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman glazed terracotta vase (1-99 CE) made in Egypt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Roman painted plaster fresco with Cupid holding mask made in Egypt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman terracotta oil lamps at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Syro-Palestinian mold-blown glass hexagonal jar at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Head of Tethys mosaic from Daphne near Antioch at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Roman painted plaster fresco with Cupid holding mask (before 79 CE) made in Egypt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Roman terracotta oil lamps (100-300 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Syro-Palestinian mold-blown glass hexagonal jar (500-700 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Head of Tethys mosaic (193-284 CE) from Daphne near Antioch at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Assyrian alabaster slab carved with relief of Genius & flowering tree from Nimrud at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian ceramic spouted vessel at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian bronze horse bit in form of winged sphinxes at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian bronze animal finials ) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Assyrian alabaster slab carved with relief of Genius & flowering tree (c865-860 BCE) from Nimrud at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian ceramic spouted vessel (c1500 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian bronze horse bit in form of winged sphinxes (1100-700 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Iranian bronze animal finials (1100-700 BCE & 799-700 BCE)) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Persian ceramic bird-headed ewer at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with horseman & sphinxes at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with horseman at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian earthenware bowl with bird & creatures at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Persian ceramic bird-headed ewer (1100-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with horseman & sphinxes (1150-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with horseman (1160-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian earthenware bowl with bird & creatures (1200-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Persian ceramic bowl with portraits at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic pitcher with sphinxes at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with deer at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Turkish terracotta plate with flowers from Iznik at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Persian ceramic bowl with portraits (1200-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic pitcher with sphinxes (1200-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Persian ceramic bowl with deer (1300-99 CE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Turkish terracotta plate with flowers (1500-99 CE) from Iznik at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Ceremonial Chinese bronze food vessel at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Ceremonial Chinese bronze offering vessel at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chinese Terracotta Horse at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chinese Terracotta Horse at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Ceremonial Chinese bronze food vessel (of Gui type) (c1099-967 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Ceremonial Chinese bronze offering vessel (of He type) (c499-400 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chinese Terracotta Horse (Northern Wei Dynasty 386-535) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chinese Terracotta Horse (Tang Dynasty 618-907) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Japanese ceramic Ohi Chozaemon X bowl at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Javanese shadow puppet from Indonesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Polynesian sailing chart from Marshall Islands, Micronesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Crown from Marquesas Islands, Polynesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Japanese ceramic Ohi Chozaemon X bowl (1927) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Javanese shadow puppet (Wayang Kulit) (c1800s) from Indonesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Polynesian sailing chart (Rebbelith) (late 19th- early 20th C) from Marshall Islands, Micronesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Crown (late 19th- early 20th C) from Marquesas Islands, Polynesia at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Shields, drum & objects from Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Boar tusk charm from Tufi district of Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Abelam culture Yam mask from Maprik district of Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Senufo culture helmet mask from Côte d'Ivoire at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Shields, drum & objects (20th C) from Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Boar tusk charm (early 20th C) from Tufi district of Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Abelam culture Yam mask (20th C) from Maprik district of Papua New Guinea at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Senufo culture helmet mask (Waniougo) (20th C) from Côte d'Ivoire at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
African face masks from Dyimini culture of Côte d'Ivoire & Marka culture of Mali at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Yaoure or Baule culture wood spoon from Côte d'Ivoire at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mende culture helmet mask from Sierra Leone at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Makonde culture crest mask from Mozambique at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
African face masks (20th C) from Dyimini culture of Côte d'Ivoire & Marka culture of Mali at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Yaoure or Baule culture wood spoon (20th C) from Côte d'Ivoire at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mende culture helmet mask (Sowei) (20th C) from Sierra Leone at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Makonde culture crest mask (Lipiko) (1950-60) from Mozambique at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Bamum culture crest mask from Cameroon at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Kota culture copper reliquary figure from Gabon at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Tlingit or Haida comb at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Tlingit walrus ivory Shaman medicine charm at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Bamum culture crest mask (20th C) from Cameroon at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Kota culture copper reliquary figure (20th C) from Gabon at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Tlingit or Haida comb (18th C) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Tlingit walrus ivory Shaman medicine charm (19th C) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Zuni ceramic polychrome jar with frogs & butterflies from Zuni Pueblo, NM at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Acoma Pueblo polychrome earthenware storage jar at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Hopi Pueblo Sikyatki Revival Bowl attrib. Nampeyo family at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Black-glazed earthenware jar by María Martínez of San Ildefonso, New Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Zuni ceramic polychrome jar with frogs & butterflies (late 19th C) from Zuni Pueblo, NM at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Acoma Pueblo polychrome earthenware storage jar (olla) (late 19th or early 20th C) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Hopi Pueblo Sikyatki Revival Bowl (c1900) attrib. Nampeyo family at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Black-glazed earthenware jar (c1960s) by María Martínez of San Ildefonso, New Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Jalisco clay cylinder vessel from West Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mexican Colima-culture clay dog vessel at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mexican Colima-culture clay male & female figures at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chupícuaro clay mother & child figures from West Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Jalisco clay cylinder vessel (200 BCE-500 CE) from West Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mexican Colima-culture clay dog vessel (200 BCE-500) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mexican Colima-culture clay male & female figures (200 BCE-500) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chupícuaro clay mother & child figures (300-200 BCE) from West Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Nayarit culture earthenware standing female figure from West Coast Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Clay warrior figure from Las Remojadas, Veracruz, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mayan ceramic tripod plate with god N from Campeche, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mayan clay vase from Campeche, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Nayarit culture earthenware standing female figure (200 BCE-600 CE) from West Coast Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Clay warrior figure (c300-900CE) from Las Remojadas, Veracruz, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mayan ceramic tripod plate with god N (Pauahtun) (700-800) from Campeche, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Mayan clay vase (600-900 CE) from Campeche, Mexico at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Mayan clay vase from Chama, Guatemala at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Nicoya-Guanacaste culture ceramic jar in form of Jaguar from Costa Rica at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Moche terracotta stirrup vessel in form of frog from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Moche terracotta stirrup vessel with warriors from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Mayan clay vase (c800 CE) from Chama, Guatemala at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Nicoya-Guanacaste culture ceramic jar in form of Jaguar (c1000-1350 CE) from Costa Rica at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Moche terracotta stirrup vessel in form of frog (c300-450) from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Moche terracotta stirrup vessel with warriors (c450-600) from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Chimú culture double-chambered spout & bridge blackware vessel with llama or alpaca head from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chimú culture gold & copper mask from Chicama Valley, North Coast Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.

Chimú culture double-chambered spout & bridge blackware vessel with llama or alpaca head (c1350-1470) from North Coast of Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.Chimú culture gold & copper mask (1100-1470) from Chicama Valley, North Coast Peru at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.


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