The Crow Collection in Dallas is a small museum located right in the middle of the Arts District. I’m not really much of an “art” person, but I do have an interest in Japanese history, so I went to visit. Some photos:
Jumon “lion-dog” guardians
Inside the museum
Samurai armor. Made from strips of leather stiffened with layers of lacquer
Samurai swords. The long one is called “katana”, the short one is “wakizashi”.
A screen painting depicting the Battle of Yashima, when the Minamoto clan defeated the Taira clan and unified Japan under its rule
A detail of the screen painting, showing samurai armed with different weapons, including katana sword, yumi bow, naginata pole-sword, and yari spear.
10th century relief carving of Hindu god Ganesh
16th century Buddha from Thailand
10th century relief of the Hindu god Vishnu riding the bird god Garuda, protected by Naga multi-headed cobras
17th century Jainist statue from India