Ancient Art Department

Collection

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Ancient Near Eastern Collection

Foundation Nail from the Temple of Nin-Girsu Built by Ur-Baba, Governor of Lagash

Foundation Nail from the Temple of Nin-Girsu Built by Ur-Baba, Governor of Lagash

Lion-Shaped Rhyton (Libation Vessel)

Lion-Shaped Rhyton (Libation Vessel)

Nimrud Ivory Plaque with Bearded Warrior Holding Bucket and Pine Cone

Nimrud Ivory Plaque with Bearded Warrior Holding Bucket and Pine Cone

Nimrud Ivory Plaque with Falcon-Headed Figure Wearing Egyptian Double Crown

Nimrud Ivory Plaque with Falcon-Headed Figure Wearing Egyptian Double Crown

Relief of a Gift Bearer

Relief of a Gift Bearer

Winged Genius

Winged Genius

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Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

PROGRAM

On An Intellectual Journey: From an Archaeological Bone Farm at El Hibeh, Egypt to Pandemics of the Ancient World

PROGRAM

Rehearsed Reading of Euripides' Bacchae

Thank you for helping us acquire our first Egyptian royal portrait—a carved limestone relief of Ptolemy I Soter

Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

Dates TBD

EXHIBITION