Artifacts from Beirut National Museum

Sarcophagus
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus
Close-up of woman holding flower
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Phoenician inscription
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Cremation urns–Iron Age
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Cremation urns–Iron Age
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Middle Bronze Pottery
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Iron Age Pottery
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Iron Age Pottery
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Incense stands
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Iron Age Pottery
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Middle Bronze Pottery
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Chalcolithic burial–infant
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Chalcolithic burial
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Chalcolithic burial
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. The winged disc hovers over the couple. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Colossus
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of winged sphinx. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of winged sphinx. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of winged sphinx. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of winged sphinx. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of winged sphinx. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. Close-up of moon-sun rendering. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, tree of life, representing the fertility provided by Astarte. Situated between the two winged sphinx guarding her “empty” throne. The ubiquitous winged disc hovers over the couple. Hellenistic period.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Winged disc
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Winged disc
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon
Close-up of winged sphinx guarding Astarte’s throne.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

 

Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Sarcophagus for King Ahiram of Byblos.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Rameses 2
Byblos
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Rameses 2
Byblos
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, ancient tree of life resting between the two winged sphinx guarding the goddess, Astarte.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, ancient tree of life resting between the two winged sphinx guarding the goddess, Astarte.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Palm tree, ancient tree of life resting between the two winged sphinx guarding the goddess, Astarte.
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Infant statuary
Dedicated to Eshmuna
National Museum of Beirut
Don Michael Hudson, PhD
Beirut, Lebanon