A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo

A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo

Special Exhibit

February 17 – September 13, 2015


Tony Wilkinson

January 22, 2015

Professor Tony Wilkinson, Leader in Landscape Archaeology, Passes Away at 66

Professor Tony Wilkinson, of the Archaeology Department at the University of Durham (UK) passed away on December 25, 2015. He was 66 years old. Dr. Wilkinson taught at the Oriental Institute for many years, founded the CAMEL Lab, and was one of the most brilliant archaeologists in the history of the Oriental Institute. A service of remembrance will be held at St. Brandon's Church, Brancepeth Village, followed by a reception in Brancepeth Castle.

OIM E12072

December 22, 2014

Egyptian Coffin Conservation Project

The Oriental Institute recently received a grant from the Antiquities Endowment Fund of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) to conserve an important ancient Egyptian coffin in our collection (OIM E12072). An article is now available that provides details about the project.

Oriental Institute Annual Report 2013-2014 Cover

December 16, 2014

Oriental Institute Annual Report 2013-2014 is Available Online Now

The Oriental Institute Annual Report for 2013-2014 is now available to view online or download as PDF. It contains summaries of the activities of the Institute’s faculty and staff, updates on several research projects, and descriptions of other special events and Institute functions.

StBoT 55

December 11, 2014

New Book by Petra Goedegebuure Examines Hittite Grammar

Petra Goedegebuure, Associate Professor of Hittitology, has written a new book re-examining The Hittite Demonstratives.

Online Collections Search

December 11, 2014

Online Collections Search Gets Facelift

The online Collections Search of the Oriental Institute was recently redesigned to improve user experience.