Ancient Originals

The Art Museum’s collection of original ancient objects is small but varied. Its 73 items include Roman clay lamps, glass and clay dishes, red-figure vases, a Sumerian cuneiform tablet from 2046 BC, an Assyrian cuneiform tablet with an envelope that explains the order of buying your freedom from debt bondage, and a several-thousand-year-old Egyptian mummy. A large part of the original items of the collection were taken to Voronezh, Russia, during World War I.


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