Art Institute, Museum of Science and Oriental Institute, Chicago


Art Institute


Head from Nimrud of 9th c BC

Head of official from Egypt 1783 BC

Scribe and wife of Egypt of 25th c BC

Greek geometric vase of 8th c BC


Kissing couple on Greek vase of 460BC

China: Jars of Majiayzo culture 2400BC

And 3000BC

Map


Jade of Liangzhu culture of 3rd millennium BC

Jade of Liangzhu culture of 3rd millennium BC

Bronze of Shang culture of 13th c BC

Bronze of Shang culture of 12th c BC (animal!)


Bronze of Shang culture 12th c BC

Bronze of Shang culture 12th c BC

Zhou 11th c BC

Zhou 11th c BC


Zhou 6th c BC

Zhou 5th c BC (huge bell)

Han miniature house of 2nd c AD

Stone urn of 3rd c AD


Jain statue of Sarasvati of 13th from Karnataka

Earthware horse of Tang 8th c AD

Mexico Nayarit culture house of 200 AD

Mexico Nayarit culture ritual of 200 AD


Mexico Nayarit culture chief of 500 AD

Map

Moche chiefs (500 AD)


British cottage of 1714 (Thorne miniature collection, Art Institute of Chicago)

Massachusetts 1675

Massachusetts 1768


French 1500

French salon 1720

French boudoir 1760

Museum of Science


Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry

Stephenson's 1829 "Rocket" locomotive

Coal locomotive of 1893 ("Engine 999" for the "Empire State Express") that reached 181 km/h


Chicago skyline

Chicago skyline

Chicago skyline

Chicago skyline


Horse streetcar of 1870

Seattle skyline

Stagecoach

Conestoga


Moon, 1971

Galley of Venezia (1650)

British ship for the East Indies (1752)

British ship who sailed to the USA in 67 days, bringing the pilgrims who founded Plymouth (1620)


Columbus' "Santa Maria" (1492)

Fulton's steamboat "Clermont", that traveled from New York to Albany in 32 hours (1807)

Mississippi riverboat (1886)

German freighter (1905)


Japanese freighter (1904)

USA liner (1888)

German liner, largest ship in the world till 1935 (1914)

Benz of 1896

Oriental Institute


Spread of agriculture

Pre-pottery house of Jarmo (9-7,000 BC)

Pre-historic Mesopotamia

Hassuna pottery (6,200 BC)


Hassuna house (5,700 BC)

Succession of temples at Eridu over 5,000 years

Oeili (Ubaid-1 culture, 5,800-5,200 BC)

Ubaid 2-4 pottery (5,200-4,900 BC)


Late Ubaid culture (4,900-4,000 BC)

Early Sumerian pottery

Middle Assyrian period (1,500-1,150 BC)

Relief from Ashurnasirpal II's palace in Nimrud (870BC)


Persian empire

Chicago stone (2,600 BC)

Hammurabi code (Louvre, Paris)

Hammurabi code (Louvre, Paris)


Hammurabi code (Louvre, Paris)

Hammurabi code (Louvre, Paris)

Sikkati in Sumerian and Akkadian (1,749 BC)

Tablet of 1,800 BC


Temple at Khafajah (2,900-2,300 BC)

Temple furniture

Temple furniture


Temple furniture

Sargon's palace at Khorsabad (721 BC)

Colossal reliefs from throne room

Colossal reliefs from throne room


Colossal reliefs from throne room

Colossal reliefs from throne room

Colossal reliefs from throne room

Colossal reliefs from throne room


Colossal reliefs from throne room

Reconstruction

Clay prism (700 BC)

Tutankhamen


Tutankhamen

Persepolis (Oriental Institute, Chicago)

Persepolis (Oriental Institute, Chicago)

Persepolis (Oriental Institute, Chicago)

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