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Discovering Ancient Oman

Objects List

5000 years

Painted Jemdet Nasr jarSouthern Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq Museum
Painted ware
max D. 31
Jemdet Nasr Period: 3100-2900 BC
Model of a Magan boatSalalah
The Museum of the Frankincense Land
Ivory combRas al-Jinz, Building I, Room 1
Ivory
Bronze Age: 2400 BC
Head of kingNineveh, Temple of Ishtar
Baghdad, Iraq Museum (IM 11331)
Copper
H 36.6
Akkadian Period: 2350-2200 BC
Statue of a “standard bearer”Bassekti, northern Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq Museum (IM 77823)
Copper
D base 67, H 35
Akkadian Period - Kingdom of Naram-Sin (2254-2218 BC)
Cylinder seal with naked heroUnknown provenance
London, British Museum (BM 89147)
Brown and white quartz or chalcedony
H 3.6
Akkadian Period: 2350-2200 BC
Seal with sun god in his boatTell Asmar, ancient Eshnunna
Chicago, Oriental Institute Museum (AS 11396)
Shell
H 3.7
Akkadian Period: 2350-2200 BC
Obelisk of ManishtusuSusa, Iran
Paris, Louvre Museum (Sb 20)
Diorite
H 140, W 60
Akkadian Period - Kingdom of Manishtusu (2269-2255 BC)
Inscribed fragment of a statue of ManishtusuSusa, Iran
Paris, Louvre Museum (Sb 51)
Olivine gabbro
H 21, W 33
Akkadian Period - Kingdom of Manishtusu (2269-2255 BC)
Fragment of statue of ManishtusuSusa, Iran
Paris, Louvre Museum (Sb 47 and Sb 9099)
Diorite
H 88, W 55
Akkadian Period - Kingdom of Manishtusu (2269-2255 BC)
Statue of Gudea ‘Architect’Tello, ancient Girsu
Paris, Louvre Museum (AO 3)
Diorite
H 93, W 41
Neo-Sumerian Period: 2150-2000 BC
Head of GudeaTello, ancient Girsu
Paris, Louvre Museum (AO 13)
Dark green diorite
H 23
Neo-Sumerian Period: 2150-2000 BC
Jar with applied decorationSalut, ST1, main ditch (US177)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser
to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Ceramics
rim D 28; max D 67.8, H 70
Bronze Age: 2400-2000 BC
Black slipped jarNew Delhi, National Museum
Bronze Age
Painted jarHili, Tomb N
Bronze Age: 2200-2000 BC
Stamp sealSalut, ST1, main ditch (US55)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser
to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Soft stone (chlorite)
H 2.5, W 2.5, Th 0.5
Bronze Age: 2300-2000 BC
ShellSalut, ST1 (US156)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser
to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Shell
H 10
Bronze Age: 2400-2000 BC
Grave goodsHill of Salut, cairn tomb
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to
HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Bronze Age
Hollow toy figurineSalut, ST1, main ditch (US89)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Clay
W 7, H 5.5, L 8.5
Bronze Age: 2400-2000 BC
Seal impressed fragmentSalut, ST1, main ditch (US331)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Clay
W 5.5, L 3.6, T 0.7
Bronze Age: 2400-2000 BC
LidSalut, ST1, main ditch (US89)
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Clay
D 18.5, T 0.7
Bronze Age: 2400-2000 BC

3000 years

Assyrian relief with royal coupleNineveh, North Palace, Room S
London, British Museum (BM 124920)
Alabaster
H 58.42, W 139.7, Th 15.24
Neo-Assyrian period: 645-635 BC
Assyrian relief with battleNineveh, North Palace, room L
London, British Museum (BM 124926)
Alabaster
H 134, W 226, Th 15
Neo Assyrian period: 645-635 BC
Assyrian relief with pillared buildingNineveh, North Palace, room H
London, British Museum (WA. 124939)
Alabaster
H 132.08, W 58.42
Half of the 7th Century BC
Statue of the king Darius ISusa, Iran
Tehran, National Museum of Iran
Grey metamorphic rock
H 246; base: H 51, W 64.2, L 104.3
Achaemenid period
Kingdom of Darius I (522-486 BC)
Cylindrical vesselSalut, Area 1, US3
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Light grey chlorite
H 5.3, D 5.5
Iron Age
Conical vesselSalut, Burnt Building, Corridor
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Light grey soft-stone (chlorite)
H 7.2, D 12.3
Iron Age
Spouted bowlSalut, Area 4, US298
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Light grey-greenish soft-stone (chlorite)
H 2.1, D 5.0
Iron Age
Long-handled bowlsSalut
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Baked clay
Iron Age
Carinated cupsSalut, Oman
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Ceramics
medium size of diameter: 8
Iron Age: 1300-1000 BC
Spouted jarSalut, Oman
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Ceramic
D (base) 10, H 14
Iron Age: 1100 BC
Bronze snakeSalut, Oman
Salalah, The Museum of Frankincense Land
Bronze
L 23, W 5.5, Th 1.5
Iron Age
Bronze snakeSalut
Salalah, The Museum of Frankincense Land
Bronze
L 16.9, W 1.3, Th 0.5
Iron Age
Bronze cauldronSalut, Oman
Salalah, The Museum of Frankincense Land
Bronze
H 20, D 31 (rim), 22 (base)
Iron Age
Bronze ladleSalut, Oman
Salalah, The Museum of Frankincense Land
Bronze
L 17.5, cup D 6.1
Iron Age
Bronze axeSalut, Burnt Building
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Bronze
L 7, H 3.7, W 2.3
Iron Age
Bronze hoeSalut, Oman
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Bronze
L 18.8, W 10.8, Th 0.5/0.4
Iron Age: 1300-650 BC
Cylinder sealSalut, Oman
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to HM the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Dark grey stone
H 2.3, D 1.3
Iron Age: 1300-650 BC

1000 years

Islamic plateNishapur, Iran
New York, Metropolitan Museum (38.40.114)
Glazed ware
D 25.4
Islamic Period: 900-1100
Glazed bowlBamiyan, Afghanistan
London, British Museum (1977,0720.2)
Sgraffiato ware
H 8.5, D 15.7
Islamic Period: 1000-1200
Islamic miniatureFrom the manuscript Surname-i-Humayun
Istanbul, Topkapi Sarayi Museum
Islamic Period: around 1582
Bronze bucklesSalut, Oman
Muscat, Office of the Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan for Cultural Affairs
Copper/Bronze
L 4.7, W 4.3, Th 0.4
Islamic Period: 1000-1200
Glass bowlAl Baleed, Oman
Salalah, The Museum of Frankincense Land
Glass
D 12, H 6.1
Islamic Period: 1100-1300