Brooklyn Museum

July 19, 2010

Not much Greek or Roman material on display right now at the Brooklyn Museum but plenty of Egyptian stuff as well as some nice Assyrian reliefs.

Amenhotep II (circa 1426-1400 BCE)

Ashur-nasir-pal II (883-859 BCE)

Nefertiti, detail of the Wilbour Plaque (circa 1352-1336 BCE)

Relief blocks, tomb of Vizier Nespeqashuty (664-610 BCE)

Scribe statue of Amunhotep, son of Nebiry (circa 1426-1400 BCE)

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Corning Museum of Glass

July 18, 2010

Lots of beautiful glass objects at the Corning Museum of Glass with plenty of attention paid to the ancient world:

The Morgan Cup (CE 1-50)

Fragment with Eve (4th century CE)

Ribbed Bowl (25 BCE - 50 CE)

Ribbon Glass Cup (25 BCE - CE 50)

Cup signed by Ennion (mid-first century CE)