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Announcing the 2016 Oriental Institute Seminar -- Irrigation in Early States

The Oriental Institute announces the twelfth annual Oriental Institute Seminar, "Irrigation in Early States: New Directions," to be held March 3-4, 2016.

Posted on January 7, 2016

Stone offering table, Khorsabad. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (DS 924).

Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple" on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in Classics 21 as part of the Ancient Societies Workshop.

Posted on January 18, 2016

Jean Jacquet, Architect and Archaeologist, Passess Away at 95

On January 7th, 2016, the Swiss architect and archaeologist Jean Jacquet passed away peacefully at age 95. He was the husband of the late Helen Jacquet- Gordon, American egyptologist and ceramicist, who died in April, 2013. The life of the Jacquets is one of the great stories of Egyptology.

Posted on January 14, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes. Applicants must have expertise and field experience directing archaeological surface surveys and landscape archaeology projects in the Near East/Egypt. A Ph.D. is required.

Posted on January 8, 2016