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HIS 109: Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors

Featured Artifacts

The Narmer Palette

circa 3200-3000 BCE. Egyptian Museum, Cairo

The Standard of Ur

circa 2600 BCE. British Museum, London. 

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) - Neo-Assyrian

circa 883-859 BCE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Glass face bead - Phoenician or Carthaginian

circa 3rd - 4th century BCE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Persian Roundel

circa 550-330 BCE, Museum of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

The Rosetta Stone

196 BCE, The British Museum, London.

The Ishtar Gate

c. 7th-6th century BCE, Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin


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