Statues from Constantinople as well as famous sarcophagus from Sidon, near Beirut, Lebanon
06.04.2011 - 12.06.2011
There are four panels to the Alexander Sarcophagus, one is a hunting scene showing Macedonians and Persians hunting
The Macedonian cavalry companions are dressed unlike the foot soldiers, and on one of the panels, the sculptor
carved out the figure of the Macedonian king Alexander the Great riding his horse Buchephales. This is from the 4th Century BC.
Background on Alexander's Sarcophagus
Blue Glazed Tiles from Ishtar Gate of Babylon
Istanbul Museum has white lions, dragons and bulls.
Statues from Constantinople
Funerary stele in Classical style, 480-420 BC.
Print of Hippodrome 1450
World's first peace treaty between the Hittites and Egypt