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Heroes and Sheroes Storytelling Tour (selected resources)

Samurai Helmet

Samurai helmet with a half-face mask, approx. 1615–1650. Japan. Edo period (1615–1868). Iron, leather, laminated paper, lacquer, and textile. Gift of Dr. William A. Galeno, B87M22.

The Hindu deity Durga victorious

The Hindu deity Durga victorious over the buffalo demon, 1000–1100. India; Tamil Nadu state. Granite. The Avery Brundage Collection, B64S10.

Samurai Helmet
The Hindu deity Durga victorious

This selection of resources introduces stories of courageous acts performed by ordinary men, women, girls, and boys. Resources support the Heroes and Sheroes storytelling school program at the Asian Art Museum.

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