Ancient Orient Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :
19th Century

Holidays :

Visiting Hours :
Mon-Fri 10am-17pm,Sat-Sun 12pm-17pm

Contact No :
+81 (0)3 3989 3491

Location :
Tokyo , Japan

Display Objects :

Ancient Orient Museum has a collection of Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, and several pieces pertaining to the art of Palmyra and Persia.

Description :

  • The Ancient Orient Museum is a small private museum in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in artifacts of the ancient Near East and Central Asia.

  • Some of the pieces on display are artifacts from the old and new Sumerian, Assyrian and Babylonian civilizations, the graves of the pharaohs and Arabic tomb stone, as well as Hatti-Hittite and Urartu relics.

  • The museum has a very rich and rare collection of cuneiform inscriptions consisting of 70 thousand tablets.