Permanent Exhibitions

The Culture of the Middle East in Ancient Times

The exhibition features the cultural artefacts of the peoples inhabiting the territory of Mesopotamia (in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates), Iran, Asia Minor, Syria and the Mediterranean region between 4,000 and 1,000 B.C. Among those population groups were the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Elamites, Persians, Hittites, Hurrians, Phoenicians and others.