Egyptian & Near Eastern Art

“Egypt is the gift of the Nile.” – Herodotus 2.5 (5th c. BCE, father of history or father of lies), quoting Hecataeus, Greek historian

0323 BC-06-01 00:00:00

Death of Alexander the Great

Babylon

13000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Qurta

2420 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty VI

2550 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Votive Mace-Head

Telloh?

2560 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Stele of the Vultures

Telloh

2565 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty V

2630 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Votive Plaque of Urnanshe

Telloh

2680 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty IV

Development of the Pyramid

2700 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Standard of Ur

Royal Cemetery at Ur

2780 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Old Kingdom

Dynasties III-VI

2780 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty III

2980 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty II

Second Dynasty of Egypt

2980 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Statue of King Khasekhem

Shrine of Horus at Abydos

3000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Statue Group

Abu Temple, Tell Asmar

3000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Votive Plaque

Khafaje

3150 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Palette of Narmer

Hierakonpolis

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Palette from Abydos

Siltstone

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Macehead of King “Scorpion”

Hierakonpolis

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Dynasty I

First Dynasty of Egypt

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Uruk/Warka/Erech “White Temple” (of Anu?)

Ziggurat

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Uruk/Warka Vase

Alabaster

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Trough from Warka?

Alabaster/Gypsum

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Bowl with Bulls & Ears of Grain

Ur

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Spouted Jug with Lions & Bulls

Warka

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Cup Vase

Tell Agrab

3200 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Head of Female

Warka

3200 BC-12-01 00:00:00

Battlefield Palette

Abydos

3500 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Naqada II Period

3500 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Wall Painting

Hierakonpolis

3600 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Naqada I Period

4000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Naqada Sheep Palette

Grinding cosmetics and many sheep in Egyptian art

4000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Neolithic/Predynastic Egypt

5000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Al-Ubaid Period

Pottery from Samarra, on the Tigris

6000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Chatal Huyuk/Çatal Hüyük

Central Anatolia

700000 BC-12-10 22:11:33

Palaeolithic in Egypt

“Earliest art”

8000 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Jericho

Claim to be first city because of dates

9600 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Gobekli Tepe

Turkey

Egyptian & Near Eastern Art

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