Ancient Civilizations (Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome)
The centerpiece of this gallery is Nefrina, RPM’s Ptolemaic period mummy, with original ornamented sarcophagus and cartonnage mummy trappings. Other highlights include over a dozen remarkable pictorial Greek vessels including geometric and red and black figure styles in the form of hydrias, column kraters, bell kraters, stamnoi, and amphorae depicting heroes, gods, and mythic narratives, some dating as early as the 8th century BC; several Egyptian relief carved stele fragments portraying gods and hieroglyphs; Classical marble heads; glassware, jewelry, and everyday objects.
Have you seen the renovations of the Ancient Civilations gallery? See a preview here.
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