Women at the Dawn of History

A head sculpture and Women at the Dawn of History text in black background

203-432-1072
Time: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, June 30, 2022 (All day)
Location: 
Sterling Memorial Library
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Description: 

Tens of thousands of cuneiform texts, monumental sculptures, and images on terracotta reliefs and cylinder seals cast light on the fates of women at the dawn of history, from queens to female slaves. They are displayed in this exhibition in the Yale Babylonian Collection in Sterling Library to those with a Yale-ID. Contact babylonian.collection@yale.edu for access details.