Département des Antiquités orientales,
© RMN-GP (mdL) / Christian Larrieu
© RMN-GP (mdL) / Franck Raux
© 2015 mdL / Thierry Ollivier
© 2011 mdL / Raphaël Chipault
© RMN-GP (mdL) / Hervé Lewandowski
Collections & departments Department of Near Eastern Antiquities
The historical and geographical context of our collection spans a nine-thousand year period from prehistory to the early Islamic Period, and encompasses an area stretching from North Africa to the Indus Valley and Central Asia, and from the Black Sea (Anatolia) to the Arabian peninsula (as far as the Indian Ocean).