In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East

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April 8, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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October 1, 2014

Chicago House Bulletin XXV (2014) now online

The Epigraphic Survey announces the publication of Chicago House Bulletin XXV, which details the accomplishments of the 2013–2014 field season in Luxor, Egypt.

OIP 140. Ancient Settlement Systems and Cultures in the Ram Hormuz Plain

September 24, 2014

New Book on Ancient Settlement Systems Now Released

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Ancient Settlement Systems and Cultures in the Ram Hormuz Plain, Southwestern Iran.

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September 19, 2014

Employment: Integrated Database Project Manager

The Oriental Institute seeks a qualified Project Manager to help facilitate a multi-disciplinary team through a data migration and web development as part of the Integrated Database Project.

 Oriental Institute A17817

August 28, 2014

New Book on Mesopotamian Pottery Now Released

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Mesopotamian Pottery: A Guide to the Babylonian Tradition in the Second Millennium B.C.

Gold roundel. ca. 404-359 BC.  No Provenance. Thought to be from Hamadan, Iran. Diam. 11.5 cm.  OIM A28582.

July 16, 2014

Achemenet Project teams up with Oriental Institute to study ancient Persia

Through a partnership with the Achemenet Project in Paris, France, the Oriental Institute will provide online access to new images and documentation of the most significant parts of its Achaemenid period (550-330 BC) object collections.