Scholars of the Liuli Hall, unknown artist, ink and colour on silk, China, later 13th cent. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York inv. no. 1977.49. CC0 1.0
Patriarch Photios before the Synod, manuscript, parchment, Sicily?, second quarter of the 12th cent. © Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid Virt. 26–2, f. 107, detail
Summer Mountains, attributed to Qu Ding (ca. 1023–ca. 1056), handscroll 45.4 x 115,3 cm, ink and colour on silk, China, ca. 1050. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, inv. no. 1973.120.1. CC0 1.0
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Scene from the life of Belerophon (detail), Veroli Casket, unknown artist, carved ivory and bone, Constantinople, second half of the 10th cent. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, inv. no. 216-1865, detail.
Night-Shining White, artist: Han Gan, ink on paper, China, ca. 750. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York inv. no. 1977.78. CC0 1.0
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