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Funerary Art from West Asia

Funerary Art, West Asia

Works of Art (9)

Anthropoid sarcophagus, last quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Greco-Phoenician; From a tomb at Amathus, Marble (74.51.2452)
Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures, 900–1100, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wood; silver lock plate (17.190.237)
Funerary stele (shaft) surmounted by two sphinxes, last quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2499)
Gravestone with funerary banquet, 2nd–3rd century, Excavated at Palmyra, Syria, Limestone (02.29.1)
Metal plaque, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Steel, cut and pierced (1987.14)
Sarcophagus lid, 6th century B.C., Klazomenian, Terracotta (21.169.1)
Sarcophagus, ca. 475–460 B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2451)
Sarcophagus, second quarter of 5th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot, Limestone (74.51.2453)
Standing male figure, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.3)