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Works of Art (32)

Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.1)
Askos in the form of a deer, ca. 1725–1600 B.C.; Middle Cypriot III; White Painted V Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Idalion (Potamia), Terracotta (74.51.795)
Bowl, ca. 2500–1600 B.C.; Early or Middle Bronze Age, Cypriot, Red Polished Ware, Terracotta (74.51.1329)
Bronze rod tripod, ca. 1250–1050 B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Bronze (74.51.5684)
Chariot krater, ca. 1400–1370 B.C.; Late Helladic IIIA, Helladic (Mycenaean), Terracotta (74.51.964)
Cone mosaic, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Excavated at the "Columned Hall," Uruk, Mesopotamia, Clay, mud plaster (L.1995.48.2)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene, 2250–2150 B.C.; late Akkadian period, Mesopotamia, Chert (41.160.192)
Foundation peg in the shape of the forepart of a lion, 2200–2000 B.C., Probably Tell Mozan (ancient Urkish), northeastern Syria, Bronze (48.180)
Handles and rim of a cauldron, ca. 1300–1050; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5685)
Head of a ram, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Mesopotamia, Ceramic, paint (1981.53)
Head of a ruler, ca. 2300–2000 B.C., Iran or Mesopotamia, Arsenical copper (47.100.80)
Jug, ca. 1600–1450 B.C.; Late Cypriot I, Cypriot, Base Ring I Ware, Terracotta (74.51.1084)
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel, 3100–2900 B.C.; Proto-Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Silver (66.173)
Larnax (chest-shaped coffin), mid-13th century B.C.; Late Minoan IIIB, Minoan; Greece, Crete, Terracotta (1996.521a,b)
Lentoid seal with a griffin, ca. 1450–1400 B.C.; Late Minoan II, Minoan, Agate (14.104.1)
Openwork stamp seals, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Copper alloy (1984.4)
Pyxis, ca. 1400–1100 B.C.; Late Minoan IIIB, Minoan; Greece, Crete, Terracotta (1999.423)
Recumbent mouflon, Mature Harappan period, ca. 2600–1900 B.C., Indus Valley, Marble (1978.58)
Rhyton in the form of a bull's head, ca. 1450–1400 B.C.; Late Minoan II, Minoan; Greece, Crete, Terracotta (1973.35)
Seated female, 7th–6th millennium B.C., Halaf period, Mesopotamia or Syria, Ceramic, paint (1985.84)
Seated statue of Gudea, 2150–2100 B.C.; Neo-Sumerian period, Probably Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia, Diorite (59.2)
Shepherd's crook, ca. 2000–1900 B.C.; Early Cypriot III, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Copper-based metal (74.51.5570)
Spearhead, 12th century B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot, Copper-based metal (74.51.5283)
Stamp seal amulet of a seated woman, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, Iran or Mesopotamia, Rhodochrosite (1988.380.1)
Stamp seal and a modern impression: unicorn or bull and inscription,, Mature Harappan period, ca. 2600–1900 B.C., Indus Valley, Burnt steatite (49.40.1)
Stamp seal, 6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Syro/Cilicia, Steatite or chlorite (1986.311.1)
Standard with two long-horned bulls, 2400–2000 B.C.; Early Bronze Age III, North central Anatolia, Arsenical copper (55.137.5)
Stone seated female figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Chlorite or steatite, and limestone (1989.281.41a,b)
Tripod, ca. 1450–1050; Late Cypriot II or III, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5587)
Vessel fragment with bird in profile, 7th–6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Excavated at Tell Brak, Eye Temple fill, Syria, Ceramic, paint (1988.323.7)
Vessel fragment with frieze of a bull, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, Mesopotamia, Steatite, chlorite (50.218)
Vessel fragment with rosette, 7th–6th millennium B.C.; Halaf period, Excavated at Tell Brak, FS 1314, Syria, Ceramic, paint (1988.323.6)