Near East

Holdings of Near Eastern art include stone reliefs from the palace of Ashurnasirpal II, approximately 50 cuneiform tablets, and a collection of bronze artifacts from the region.

Piction collections thumbnails

Palmyrene
Tessera with Two Figures
Palmyrene Empire, 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE
179.20.25871b
Palmyrene
Tessera with Busts
Palmyrene Empire, 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE
179.20.25871c
Palmyrene
Tessera, Recling Figure under a Vine
Palmyrene Empire, 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE
179.20.25871d
Luristan
Ceremonial Ax
late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE
2007.82.10
Luristan
Ceremonial Ax
late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE
2007.82.11
Luristan
Ceremonial Ax
late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE
2007.82.12
Tell Fara South
Lamp
39.64.6654
Isnik style
Panel of Tiles from a Public Fountain (cheshme)
dated 1013 H (1604-5)
c.971.42
Early Christian
Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting a Rampant Dog in Flying Gallop
about 5th-6th century
mis.974.352
Early Christian
Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting a Fish, Peacock, Lamb, Bird and a Shrub
about 5th-6th century
mis.974.353
Early Christian
Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting a Stag and Bird
about 5th-6th century
mis.974.354
Early Christian
Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting four scenes: Two Birds, a Building Facade and a Boat
about 5th-6th century
mis.974.355
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Attendent to the King: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, Room G
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.1
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
The King and Genie: Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, Room G
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.2
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Genie with Pail and Date-Palm Spathe: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at...
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.3
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Wingless Genie with Pail: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, Room...
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.4
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Winged Genie with Pail: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud, Room H
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.5
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Genie Anointing a Sacred Tree: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud,...
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.6
reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Assyrian, 883 - 859 BCE
Six Fragments from a Sacred Tree Panel: Assyrian Relief from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II...
883-859 BCE
s.856.3.7