Ancient and Pre-Columbian

Roman Glass Collection

Acquired in the early 1960s by Carl George, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Union College, and his wife, Gail George, in Beirut, Republic of Lebanon. The glassware collection originated from a Bedu tribesman visiting from the northwest Syrian desert, the Tell Maenas (Minas) village. The glass comes from graves “discovered” in some manner by the people of village and the regional Bedu (migratory peoples). Read more…

Bronze Collection

This collection of ancient bronze weaponry and horse fittings was originally acquired in the 1960s by Union College Professor Emeritus, Carl George and his wife, Gail George, in Tehran, Iran and gifted to the Permanent Collection. Presumed to be from the famed Luristan region and dated to the Iranian Iron Age (1300- 750 B.C.E.) Read more…

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