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Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt

"Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  July 12, 2016 (Tue) - September 25, 2016 (Sun)

  
Standing Man, Formerly owned by Somerset Maugham, Cypro-Archaic period, 6th century BC (Gift of Mr. Michael Xilas and Mrs. Vicky Xilas)

This part intrduces artifacts from West Asia and Egypt, known as the cradle of the earliest civilization.

Current exhibit includes:
Necklace Fragments, Excavated at Mycenae, Greece, 14th century BC (Private collection)
Copper Foundation Peg with a God's Figurine,
Excavated in southern Iraq, Sumerian Early Dynastic period, 25th-24th century BC
Mummy of Pasherienptah,
Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, 22nd dynasty, ca. 945-730 BC (Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities)
Standing Man,
Formerly owned by Somerset Maugham, Cypro-Archaic period, 6th century BC (Gift of Mr. Michael Xilas and Mrs. Vicky Xilas)
Large Jar, Blue glaze,
Excavated in Iran, Islamic period, 13th-14th century