And now I commend you to God and to that gracious word of his that can build you up and give you the inheritance among all who are consecrated.
The needle has its own energy, an idea similar to acupuncture, and the color of the thread has sacred meaning. A rushnyk is given to a baby at birth, it follows the person throughout life and used in the funeral service after death.It is always exciting when the Museum has the chance to acquire an important object that has been on loan to us and it formally enters the collection. The fluid pose of these three nude figures is one of the most famous compositions known from antiquity, and this exceptional example remains one of the centerpieces of the Leon Levy and Shelby White Court for Hellenistic and Roman art. It has been on loan to the Met since 1992, and we are delighted that its recent purchase now makes it part of our permanent holdings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Philodoroi, Lila Acheson Wallace, The Jaharis Family Foundation Inc., Annette and Oscar de la Renta, Shelby White, The Robert A. (Read the press release and a related article.) Among the most beautiful objects presented at the acquisitions meeting this June was this Indian bronze from the late eleventh century.