Iconoclasm

Greek

Athena Parthenos, from Pergamum (Berlin, Pergamum Museum)

Zeus, from Artemisium (Athens, National Museum)

 

Indian

Shiva as Nataraja (the Lord of Dance), 10th c. (Wolff Collection, New York)

Shiva and Parvati, Great Temple, Madura, 17th c.

 

Islamic

Shaikh Lutfullah Mosque, Isfahan (1602-3)

Masjid-i Jamií, Isfahan

 

Angels

Mohammed, Buraq, and Gabriel during Miraj Namah; Turkish MS

Cupbearer

Seraphim, Cefalu Cathedral, Sicily

Court of angels, Turkish MS, 16th c.