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

Special Exhibit

April 8, 2014 - January 4, 2015


November 14, 2014

Bir Umm Fawakhir Excavation Final Report Now Available

The Oriental Institute announces the in-print and online publication of a new title, Bir Umm Fawakhir 3. Excavations 1999–2001.

Signs of Writing

October 24, 2014

Origins of Writing Project Has an Upcoming Conference

The Origins of Writing Project, co-led by Christopher Woods, Associate Professor of Sumerian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Oriental Institute, will have a conference on November 8-9, 2014.


October 9, 2014

New Book on Hatshepsut Now Released

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Innovation and Creativity in the Reign of Hatshepsut.

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.