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Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt

"Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  April 11, 2017 (Tue) - July 17, 2017 (Mon)

  
Mummy of Pasherienptah (detail), Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, 22nd dynasty, ca. 945-730 BC (Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities)

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

Current exhibit includes:
Black-topped Jar, Excavated in Egypt, Predynastic period, 4th millennium BC (Gift of Mr. B. Dean)
Copper Foundation Peg with a God's Figurine,
Excavated in southern Iraq, Sumerian Early Dynastic period, 25th-24th century BC
Necklace Fragments,
Excavated at Mycenae, Greece, 14th century BC (Private collection)
Alabastron,
Alexandria, Egypt or Italy, 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D. (Private collection)
Mummy of Pasherienptah,
Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, 22nd dynasty, ca. 945-730 BC (Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities)
Heracles,
Excavated at Hatra, Iraq, Parthian period, 1st-2nd century (Gift of Iraqi Government)