With Near Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, and prehistoric Vermont objects, the Ancient Art and Archaeology collection encompasses broad geographic regions and historical periods. Highlights include a 3,000-year-old Assyrian bas-relief from the palace of Assurnasirpal II, Sumerian cuneiform tablets, Greek pottery, Coptic textiles, and more than 400 Egyptian objects, including a late Dynastic mummy and coffin.

The Deceased, Rahotep, Facing the Offering Table (fragment)
2040-525 BC
painter of Wurzburg 487 (attribution)
Red-figure kylix
ca. 470 BC
Ushabti of Nehi, Viceroy of Kush
15th century BC (18th Dynasty)
Mummy in mummiform coffin
6th century BC