Ancient Ugarit Special Artifacts

Artifacts received from Egypt, Cyprus, Mitanni and the Hittite Empire have been documented in the excavations at Ugarit.



Ivory container in the shape of a duck from Ugarit during the 1931 field season (Louvre reg. no. A011601).



Ivory container from Ugarit (Louvre Museum).



Bead/stamp seal of a warrior god (Reshef?) with an ankh; from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A014726).



Bead/stamp seal of a goddess (Astarte?) holding an ankh; from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A014725).



Stamp seal of a lion from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A014730).



Alabaster vase from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A014789).



Bone comb from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A015754).



Bone comb with decoration from Ugarit (Louvre reg. no. A015759).



Clay Phi figurine from the port of Ugarit-Minet el-Beida (Louvre reg. no. A014837).



Base of a statue of the Egyptian ambassador sent to the court of Ugarit.


Base of a statue of the Egyptian ambassador sent to the court of Ugarit.



In situ discovery of the Egyptian small statue..



Egyptian inscription..



Assembled fragments of a small, inscribed Egyptian sphinx..



Egyptian/Ugarit marriage scene..



White Slipped bowl with wishbone handle. This type is often called Cypriot Milkbowl ware. This example is in the Louvre Museum, Paris.



Drawing of a White Slipped bowl with wishbone handle.



Drawing of a White Slipped bowl with wishbone handle.



Drawing of a Cypriot Gray ware pottery vessel..



Drawing of a Nuzi ware pottery vessel typical of the Mitanni Empire located in Mesopotamia..



Webpage constructed 29 July 2006
Updated 18 December 2015 with digitized slides