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Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East

6 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

13 Reviews
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Opens Sun 11a
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“housing ancient Near Eastern exhibitions”

By housing ancient Near Eastern exhibitions, Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East explores the rich history of cultures connected by the family of Semitic languages. Exhibitions include a full-scale replica of an ancient Israelite home, life sized casts of famous Mesopotamian monuments, authentic mummy coffins, and tablets containing the earliest forms of writing. Like the artifacts it displays, the museum itself has a rich and nuanced history.

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Sarah F.

Small but free museum that is just beautiful inside. I really liked the ancient Mediterranean marketplace staged on the first floor. Read more

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Vincent L.

This museum highlights works and artifacts from the Near East - broadly, the Middle East and the Mediterranean, or the regions where Semitic languages are spoken - and has historically led some of... Read more

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Judith M.

Free museum next to the Peabody that gets a fraction of the traffic. A fascinating reminder that laws and literature are 5,000 years old and not invented in the modern era. Less crowded than many... Read more

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East

6 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, Massachusetts
02138 USA
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