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OIM C5677, cast of the Katamuwa Stele

Cast of the Katamuwa Stele

Currently on display in the special exhibit "In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East" (OIM C5677).

Special Exhibit

April 8, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Colossal statue of king Tutankhamun, OIM E14088

Colossal Statue of King Tutankhamun

Dynasty 18, ca. 1334–1325 BC. Excavated by the Oriental Institute at Medinet Habu in 1930 and on display in the Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery (OIM E14088).

Museum Gallery

Male and Female Statues. Gypsum. Early Dynastic Period (ca 2750 - 2500 BC). Iraq, Diyala Region.

Early Dynastic Votive Statues from Tell Asmar

Early Dynastic I–III period, ca. 2900–2500 BC. Excavated by the Oriental Institute and on display in the Edgar and Deborah Jannotta Mesopotamian Gallery.

Museum Gallery

​The Oriental Institute Museum is a world-renowned showcase for the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Near East. The museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the ancient site of Megiddo, as well as rotating special exhibits.

Oriental Institute Museum Mission Statement and Priorities

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The Oriental Institute Museum

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Admissions & Hours

Admissions & Hours

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