Istanbul: Archeological Museum

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, Universityof Wisconsin - Green Bay

Anthropoid Sarcophagus (Lebanon) (4 BC)
Colossal statue of Hercules (Cyprus) (6 BC)
  Head of a muse (Milet) (2 AD)
  Statue of Tyche (Prussia and Hypium)
(Roman) Sarcophagus of conglomerate
Funerary Stele (Rhodes) (1360)
Mosaic ? Orpheus Amidst animals (Jerusalem) (5 or 6)
Mosaic ? Orpheus Amidst animals (Jerusalem) (5 or 6)
Mosaic ? Orpheus Amidst animals (Jerusalem) (5 or 6)
Childs Sarcophagus (? ) (Roman?) Obviously our image of angels is very ancient and pre-Christian.
Bust of Emperor Faustine (Bozhuyuk) (125-175 AD)
Mosaic (? ) (? )
Painted Sarcophagus(Egypt) (New Empire)
Greek-style figurines (Myrina) (2 or 1 BC)
Glass Perfume Vials
Greek-style Bronze (? ) (? )
"Statue of a pig, once part of a larger chase scene (Muezek) (Archaic)"
Patterned bowl (Gordion) (7 BC)
Gold crown (Pergamon) (2 BC?)
Finely carved duck head (Ephesus) (? )
Finely carved duck head (Ephesus) (? )
Gold ornaments (Ephesus) (? ) ?
Gold ornaments (Ephesus) (? )
Rock crystal icosahedron (? ) (Roman). There is an identical twin to this object in the Archeological Museum in Naples.
Cameo (? ) (Roman)
Cameo of translucent quartz (? ) (Roman)
Carved snake from Silahtaraga (Roman)
Statue of Nike from Silahtaraga (Roman). This is about the only Roman statue I have ever seen with a face that would be attractive by modern standards. It has a very northern European look about it. Time is not kind to noses on statues.
Mosaic (Silivri) (5 AD)
Mosaic: Orpheus & animals (Cos) (Roman)
Mosaic: Orpheus & animals (Cos) (Roman)
Mosaic-vase & 2 vines (Siliori) (5 AD)
Geometric Mosaic (Silivri) (5 AD)
Geometric Mosaic (Silivri) (5 AD)
Mosaic ? busts of the 4 seasons (Istanbul-Cagaloglu) (Roman)
Mosaic ? Eros w/ wild & marine animals (Cos) (Roman)
Painting: Roman soldier on Sarcophagus (? ) (Roman)
Sarcophagus date & location unknown
Sarcophagus of the Mourners Sidon, royal necropolis 350 BC
Sarcophagus from Sidamara 1st part of c. 3 AD
"Sarcophagus of Alexander" (Probably a noble of Sidon) Sidon: royal necropolis. End of 4th c. BC.
"Sarcophagus of Alexander" (Probably a noble of Sidon) Sidon ? royal necropolis. End of 4th c. BC.

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Created 19 December 2003, Last Update 11 January 2020