A key loan to the exhibition will be several works from the seldom-shown Carambolo Treasure. Discovered near Seville, Spain, the treasure consists of exceptionally finely worked gold jewelry reflecting both Phoenician and local metalworking traditions. More recently, the discovery of a ritual complex nearby has given scholars a social background for understanding these spectacular artifacts. ‘Assyria to Iberia,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYTimes.com.
‘Assyria to Iberia,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYTimes.com