Please note that recent acquisitions are not necessarily on display in the museum.
The Newton Hall Athena
This statue of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and of war, has recently been allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum by HM Government, as a gift to the nation in lieu of inheritance tax.
The Ur Brick
This sun-dried mud brick, which bears a stamped cuneiform inscription naming Shulgi, King of Ur from 2094