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Stela of Ramesses II. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering.
Stela of Ramesses II (National Museum, Beyrut).
Tyre (Phoenician רצ, ṣūr, "rock"; Greek Τρος; Latin Tyrus): port in Phoenicia and one of the main cities in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Museum Pieces

Objects form Tyre can be found in several museums, including the National Museum in Beyrut, the Louvre in Paris (France) and the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden (Netherlands). Here are some objects.
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Body of a man, eighth century BCE. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering. Hellenistic Throne of Astarte. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering. Inscription from Al-Ma'shook. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering.
Dionysus. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering.
Body of a man, eighth century BCE. National Museum, Beyrut.
Hellenistic Throne of Astarte. National Museum, Beyrut.
Hellenistic building inscription from Al-Ma'shook (Louvre, Paris). Dionysus. National Museum, Beyrut.
Fresco of a carrier. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering. Roman lady. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering. Septimius Severus. National Museum, Beyrut (Lebanon). Photo Jona Lendering. Lead sarcophagus. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden (Netherlands). Photo Jona Lendering.
Fresco of a carrier. National Museum, Beyrut.
Roman lady. National Museum, Beyrut.
Septimius Severus. National Museum, Beyrut.
Lead sarcophagus. The . Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.

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Revision: 3 Aug. 2012
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