Virtually explore the Harvard Art Museums with Smarthistory as a guide
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Discover what was found inside this 13th century sculpture
In this hunting scene from the Persian Book of Kings, the ruler Bahram lives up to his nickname “Gur,” or swift.
Van Gogh’s contribution to a bromantic self-portrait exchange was radical in both its choice and use of color.
Fatal attraction or the case of the murderous mermaid? The forecast isn’t good for Burne-Jones’s sunken sailor.