“Tankard with a Lid, Decorated with Portraits of Russian Princes and Tsars from Rurik to Catherine II” Imperial Russia, 1771 – 1775 A.D., Mammoth Tusk and Silver. [1465×1920]

“Tankard with a Lid, Decorated with Portraits of Russian Princes and Tsars from Rurik to Catherine II” Imperial Russia, 1771 – 1775 A.D., Mammoth Tusk and Silver. [1465×1920]

Censer Lid with a Figure in a Bird Costume and a Separate Base; Escuintla, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Style; 400-650 AD; Ceramic with pigment and mica; gifted to the Yale Art Gallery 2018 [1624×1920]

Censer Lid with a Figure in a Bird Costume and a Separate Base; Escuintla, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Style; 400-650 AD; Ceramic with pigment and mica; gifted to the Yale Art Gallery 2018 [1624×1920]

Anthropoid Clay Coffin with face lid and crossed arms. An example of a grotesque face lid -associated with the later coffins of the 11th-10th centuries BCE and the construction practices of the Philistines [2560 x 1920]

Anthropoid Clay Coffin with face lid and crossed arms. An example of a grotesque face lid -associated with the later coffins of the 11th-10th centuries BCE and the construction practices of the Philistines [2560 x 1920]

Bronze plate featuring a relief of a serpent. Believed to originally have been the lid for a vessel. Oxus civilisation or eastern Iran. late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C. [3811×3049]

Bronze plate featuring a relief of a serpent. Believed to originally have been the lid for a vessel. Oxus civilisation or eastern Iran. late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C. [3811×3049]