Group Classification of the Hephaestus collection

Group 0
(not in the collection)
PREHISTORY
Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic
Group 1 LEVANT, MESOPOTAMIA, ASIA MINOR
Sumer, Akkad, Babylon, Assyria
Group 2 SYRIA, LIBANON, PALESTINE, NORTH AFRIKA
Canaanite, Phoenician and Punic periods
Group 3 PERSIA
Persian period
Group 4 GREECE, ASIA MINOR , MIDDLE + MID EAST
Greek and Hellenistic periods
Group 5 GREECE, ASIA MINOR , MIDDLE + MID EAST
Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic periods
Group 6 EGYPT
Pharaonic, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods
Group 7 WESTERN EUROPE
Roman period
Group 8 NORTH AFRIKA
Roman, Christian and early Islamic periods
Group 9 EGYPT, ETHIOPIA
Byzantine, Coptic and early Islamic periods
Group 10 ASIE MINEURE, PROCHE + MOYEN ORIENT, AFRIQUE DU NORD
Période islamique
Group 11 IRAN, AFGHANISTAN, CENTRAL ASIE
Islamic periods
Group 12 FAR EAST, INDONESIA
14th to 20th century
Group 13 INDIDIEN, NEPAL, TIBET, CHINA
14th to 20th century
Group 14 NAHER + MITTLER OSTEN, NORDAFRIKA
16th to 20th century
Group 15 EUROPE
16th to 20th century
Group 16 ALL REGIONS specific use
16th to 20th century
Group 17 TOURIST HARDWARE
20th century