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Our Trip to the Oriental Institute in Chicago

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Toys Egyptian and Hebrew children would play with during this time (Latter part of Genesis and book of Exodus)

 ca. 2000-1000 BC










Spearheads and arrowheads like these would have been at the tips of the weapons of Pharaoh’s army as they chased down the Israelites. “Then the Egyptians chased after them with all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, his horsemen and his army, and they overtook them camping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, in front of Baal-zephon”. (Ex 14:9) ca. 1300 BC










Though this mummy dates from a later period  (ca 400 BC), it reminds us that Joseph’s body was embalmed and placed in a coffin. As he requested to be done, Joseph’s body was taken from Egypt during the exodus and returned to Canaan. (Gen 50:26)

 ca. 1300BC



Table of Contents

Egyptian artifacts;  2000-400 BC.

Egyptians artifacts 2000-400 BC. 

Canaanite artifacts;  1200-700 BC.

Israelite & Assyrian artifacts;  ca. 900 BC.

Assyrian artifacts;  884- 680 BC.

Assyrian artifacts;  884- 680 BC.

Babylonian & Persian artifacts; ca. 600 BC.

Persian artifacts; ca. 520-465 BC.

 Between the Testaments; 200 BC-70 AD.

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