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Middle Bronze Age of Ancient Near Eastern Art

Ancient Near Eastern Art, Bronze Age, Middle Bronze Age

Works of Art (14)

Bowl, ca. 2500–1600 B.C.; Early or Middle Bronze Age, Cypriot, Red Polished Ware, Terracotta (74.51.1329)
Cult vessel in the form of a tower, 19th century B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Syria, Ceramic (68.155)
Cuneiform tablet case, 1920–1840 B.C.; Old Assyrian Trading Colony period, Central Anatolia, Kültepe (Karum Kanesh), Clay (66.245.5b)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper approaching bearded god, 1820–1730 B.C.; Classic Syrian I style, Syria, Hematite (1991.368.5)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper before a seated ruler or deity; seated female under a grape arbor, early 2nd millennium B.C.; Old Elamite period, Iran, Serpentine (1987.343)
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls, 1820–1740 B.C.; Old Assyrian Trading Colony period, Probably Acemhöyük, Central Anatolia, Ivory (Hippopotamus), gold foil (32.161.46)
Head of a male, 2000–1600 B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (1972.96)
Head of a ruler, ca. 2300–2000 B.C., Iran or Mesopotamia, Arsenical copper (47.100.80)
Molded plaque with a king or god carrying a mace, 2000–1700 B.C.; Isin-Larsa-Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (32.39.2)
Monstrous male figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Eastern Iran/Bactria-Margiana, Chlorite, calcite, gold, iron (2010.166)
Necklace pendants and beads, 17th–16th century B.C.; late Old Babylonian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (47.1b)
Openwork stamp seals, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Copper alloy (1984.4)
Standing warrior, late 3rd millennium B.C., Levant, Copper (1989.281.9)
Stone seated female figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Chlorite or steatite, and limestone (1989.281.41a,b)