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Global Arts
The Global Arts section contains architecture, sculpture, painting, graphics, and portable arts from non-Western cultures. The section is organized alphabetically by continent, then alphabetically by country or culture (as listed below), then alphabetically by medium. Each medium is then organized chronologically by century and then alphabetically by artist, with the exception of architecture which is organized by location or architectural element.

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Alphabetically by CONTINENT

  Then Alphabetically by COUNTRY OR CULTURE

    Then Alphabetically by MEDIUM

      Then Chronologically by CENTURY

        Then Alphabetically by ARTIST (if known)

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Continent and Country or Culture

The top-level organization of this section is alphabetical by continent followed by alphabetical by country or culture. The follow lists these categories as found in the collection:

Africa:
  • Angola
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Congo
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • French Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Asia:
  • Anatolia
  • Bangladesh
  • Bulgaria
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Cambodia
  • Ceylon
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Tibet
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran/Persia
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordon
  • Lebanon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Siberia
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • USSR
  • Uzbekistan
Australia/Oceania:
  • Australia
  • Melanesia
  • Micronesia
  • New Guinea
  • New Zealand
  • Polynesia
Europe:
  • Spain
  • Yugoslavia
North America:
  • Eskimo (Inuit)
  • American Indians (Native Americans)
South America:
  • Pre-Colombian
  • Aztec
  • Aztec-Mixtec
  • Chancay
  • Chavin
  • Chimu
  • Hauxtec
  • Inca
  • Inca-Chimu
  • Maya
  • Mexcala
  • Mixtec
  • Moche
  • Mochica
  • Nazca
  • Nazca-Wari
  • Olmec
  • Pachacamac
  • Paracas
  • Quimbaya
  • Tajin
  • Teotihuacan
  • Tiahuanaco
  • Totonec (Remojades)
  • Veracruz
  • Vicus
  • Wari
  • Zapotec
  • Zapotec-Mixtec
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Media

The media represented in this section are organized in the following order:
  • Architecture:
    • Bridges
    • Commercial Buildings
    • Government Buildings
    • Monuments
    • Parks
    • Religious Buildings
    • Streets & Squares
    • Walls
  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Graphics
  • Portable Arts:
    • Ceramics
    • Enamel
    • Furnishings
    • Glassware
    • Ivory
    • Manuscripts
    • Metalwork
    • Textiles

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