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Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt

"Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  June 24, 2020 (Wed) - October 4, 2020 (Sun)

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

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

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 13 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Jar with Wavy Handles Egypt Predynastic period, 4th millennium BC Gift of Mr. B. Dean TJ-2369
_MD_RECOMMEND Tomb Relief of Iny Excavated at Saqqara, Egypt Old Kingdom 6th dynasty, ca. 23rd century BC TJ-5799
_MD_RECOMMEND Ring with a Scarab Egypt Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty, ca. 1976-1794 BC Gift of Mr. Hashimoto Kanji TJ-5622
_MD_RECOMMEND Copper or Bronze Sword Excavated in Syria Sumerian Early Dynastic period, 3rd millennium BC TJ-4909-1
_MD_RECOMMEND Foundation Peg with a God Figure Excavated in southern Iraq Sumerian Early Dynastic period, ca. 2400 BC TJ-5597
_MD_RECOMMEND Battle Axe Excavated in Luristan, Iran Late 2nd–early 1st millennium BC TJ-625-7
_MD_RECOMMEND Glazed Tiles Northwestern Iran Iron Age, 8th-7th century BC TJ-5678
_MD_RECOMMEND Necklace Iran Achaemenid period, 6th-4th century BC TJ-5798
_MD_RECOMMEND Pyxis with Gold Ornamentation Excavated in Alexandria, Egypt or Italy 1st century BC-1st century AD Private collection
_MD_RECOMMEND Mummy of Pasherienptah Excavated at Thebes, Egypt 22nd dynasty, ca. 945-730 BC Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities TJ-1835
_MD_RECOMMEND Statue of Lion-headed Goddess Sakhmet Excavated at Thebes, Egypt New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, 16th-14th century BC TC-422-1
_MD_EXPLANATION Heracles Excavated at Hatra, Iraq Parthian period, 1st-2nd century Gift of the Iraqi Government TJ-4822
_MD_RECOMMEND Dish, Design of a humped bull Excavated in Iran Late Hellenistic-Parthian period, second half of 3rd-first half of 1st century BC TJ-5805