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Exhibitions/ Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age/ Video

Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age

At The Met Fifth Avenue
September 22, 2014–January 4, 2015


Friday Focus—From Lake Van to the Guadalquivir: Monsters and Vision in the Pre-classical Mediterranean


Digital Reconstruction of the Northwest Palace, Nimrud, Assyria


The City of David and Its Phoenician Connections


Friday Focus: From Nineveh to Babylon


A New Millennium—a New Order: Philistines, Phoenicians, Aramaeans, and the Kingdom of Israel


Syrian-style openwork plaque with a striding sphinx, ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Neo-Assyrian period. Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu). Ivory. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1964 (64.37.1)