Near East

CUNEIFORM TABLET

10 cm 
Babylonia, Modern Iraq 
Museum Exchange 
LMA 3402


CUNEIFORM TABLET (DETAIL)

Babylonia, Modern Iraq 
Museum Exchange 
LMA 3402


CUNEIFORM TABLET

Babylonia, Modern Iraq 
Albert Green Heath Collection 
LMA 3431 


BRICK FRAGMENT

ca. 605-526 BCE
Babylonia, Modern Iraq 
Museum Exchange 
LMA 3441

Legend has it that the walls of Babylon carried an inscription in cuneiform relating to the story of King Nebuchadnezzar. This is said to be a fragment of a brick from those walls.


OIL LAMP

Ceramic 
Roman Syria 
Gift of John Crawford
LMA 5750 


COFFIN HANDLE ESCUTCHEON

Bronze 
Early Christian Syria 
Museum Exchange
LMA 3401 


COFFIN HANDLE ESCUTCHEON

Bronze 
Early Christian Syria 
Museum Exchange
LMA 3402 


HORSE HEAD PIN AND STAG FIGURE

Bronze; 9.8 cm and 6.0 cm 
Luristan, Iran 
Museum Purchase 
LMA 4419 and 4418