Skip navigation
Share this page
Keyword Search

Select Topics

Select Museums

Select: All, None

Exhibitions Home | Current | Upcoming | Past | Virtual

Ancient Near Eastern Art

Ancient Near Eastern Art

February 3, 2010 – April 30, 2012

Museum: Freer Gallery of Art

Location: West Corridor

An extraordinary selection of silver-gilt ceremonial vessels, created in Iran during the Sasanian Empire (ca. 224-651), are on view. The vessels' elegant shapes and rich imagery epitomize the cosmopolitan style of this period. Also on display is the so-called Gold Treasure, a group of Byzantine works of art attributable to 6th- and 7th-century Constantinople discovered in Egypt.

Learn more