Nota Bene: There are many collections of open source images being released regularly. We will try to post them as they are made available. If you have suggestions of exhibits or collections to add, please email

For museums, collections, and exhibitions relevant to the study and interpretation of the Ancient Near East, please see the Abzu Museum Index. For Byzantine and Medieval images, see Byzantium on the Web.




Themed Image Collections

Marble head of a Ptolemaic queen, ca. 270–250 B.C. Greek, Hellenistic