Cleveland Museum of Art - Ancient Art Photos

The Cleveland Museum of Art displays ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Medieval objects plus primitive arts from Africa.

Click thumbnail to enlarge. F11 to view website full screen.
Cleveland Museum of Art beyond Fountain of the Waters on University Circle. Cleveland, OH.Vinca Culture Neolithic terracotta idol at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Striding Statue of Minnefer Egyptian late Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 5 from Giza at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Relief of seated Nyankhnesut Egyptian late Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6 from Saqqara at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Cleveland Museum of Art (1916) beyond Fountain of the Waters on University Circle. Cleveland, OH.Vinca Culture Neolithic terracotta idol (4500-3500 BCE) (from modern Serbia) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Striding Statue of Minnefer (2377-2311 BCE) Egyptian late Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 5 from Giza at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Relief of seated Nyankhnesut (2311-2281 BCE) Egyptian late Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6 from Saqqara at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Terracotta statuette of serving girl Egyptian New Kingdom, Late Dynasty 18-19 at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Limestone tomb relief of Chief Physician Amenhotep & Family Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 from Asyut at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Coffin of Bakenmut Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 21-22 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Limestone relief of seated couple: Mentuemhat's Ancestors Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 25-26 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Terracotta statuette of serving girl (1323-1186 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Late Dynasty 18-19 at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Limestone tomb relief of Chief Physician Amenhotep & Family (1279-1257 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 from Asyut at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Coffin of Bakenmut (976-889 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 21-22 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Limestone relief of seated couple: Mentuemhat's Ancestors (667-647 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 25-26 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Limestone relief of Man Trussing an Ox Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 25-26 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Arched sistrum rattle Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 30 at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Cartonnage Mummy Case from Ptolemaic Roman Empire at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Funerary Portrait of Young Girl from Roman Egypt at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Limestone relief of Man Trussing an Ox (667-647 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 25-26 from Thebes at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Arched sistrum rattle (380-343 BCE) Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 30 at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Cartonnage Mummy Case (c50 BCE - 50 AD) from Ptolemaic Roman Empire at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Funerary Portrait of Young Girl (c25-37) from Roman Egypt at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Funerary Portrait of Young Girl from Roman Egypt at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Assyrian relief of Saluting Protective Spirit from Nimrud Northwest Palace at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Sasanian silver rhyton of Woman & Water Buffalo at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ram-head Greek ceramic red-figure rhyton attrib. to Brygos Painter at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Funerary Portrait of Young Girl (138-198) from Roman Egypt at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Assyrian relief of Saluting Protective Spirit (883-859 BCE) from Nimrud Northwest Palace at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Sasanian silver rhyton of Woman & Water Buffalo (c600-700 AD) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ram-head Greek ceramic red-figure rhyton (480-470 BCE) attrib. to Brygos Painter at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Ceramic red-figure fish plate from Paestum attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ceramic black-figure lekythos from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Wolf Head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Collection of Roman portrait heads at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Ceramic red-figure fish plate (340-330 BCE) from Paestum attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ceramic black-figure lekythos (330-300 BCE) from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Wolf Head (1-100 AD) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Collection of Roman portrait heads at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Roman portrait head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Victory with Cornucopia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman floor mosaic of Tigress & Cub at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium floor mosaic of Grape Harvester & Peacock at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Roman portrait head at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman bronze Victory with Cornucopia (40-68 AD) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Roman floor mosaic of Tigress & Cub (300-400) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium floor mosaic of Grape Harvester & Peacock (400s) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Byzantium floor mosaic of Adam & Eve at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium bronze lamp with Griffin-head handle at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Lombardic marble transenna at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French limestone column capital of Daniel in the Lion's Den at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Byzantium floor mosaic of Adam & Eve (400-early 500s) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium bronze lamp with Griffin-head handle (300-400s) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Lombardic marble transenna (screen for shrine) (700-800s) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French limestone column capital of Daniel in the Lion's Den (1125-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Italian limestone Griffin from Emilia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium ivory plaque of enthroned Mother of God from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium ivory box with scenes of Adam & Eve from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Italian ivory plaque of Journey to Bethlehem from Amalfi at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Italian limestone Griffin (1150-75) from Emilia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium ivory plaque of enthroned Mother of God (950-1025) from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Byzantium ivory box with scenes of Adam & Eve (1000-1100s) from Constantinople at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Italian ivory plaque of Journey to Bethlehem (1100-1120) from Amalfi at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
German ivory plaque of Zacharias at the Altar from Rhine Valley at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances jousting at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances knight against lion at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances unicorn & beast at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
German ivory plaque of Zacharias at the Altar (c1100-1125) from Rhine Valley at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances jousting (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances knight against lion (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.French ivory casket panels show Courtly Romances unicorn & beast (1330-50) at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Collection of African art at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Kuba wooden helmet mask from Central Africa, Congo at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Mano wooden face mask from Guinea Coast, Liberia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ejagham wooden & skin headdress from Guinea Coast, Nigeria at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Collection of African art at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Kuba wooden helmet mask (late 1800s) from Central Africa, Congo at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Mano wooden face mask (early 1900s) from Guinea Coast, Liberia at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Ejagham wooden & skin headdress (early 1900s) from Guinea Coast, Nigeria at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.

See Also:

All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
All rights reserved. Permission required to use.