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Virtual Museum - What's New

This is where information and links to NEW COMPONENTS and/or ADDITIONAL DETAILS about the Oriental Institute Virtual Museum WERE announced.


August 26, 1996

The Persian Gallery and the Temporary Exhibits Gallery are now available, as well as Apple QTVR panoramic movies of the Oriental Institute Research Archives and Breasted Hall. This completes the first phase of development for the Oriental Institute Virtual Museum.

July 25, 1996

The Mesopotamian Gallery is now open, with 13 more QTVR panoramic movie files and exhibition descriptions as well as detailed listings of the more than 1,300 Mesopotamian artifacts on display.

June 13, 1996

New Gallery Image-based Menus are now available to help visitors find their way around the Virtual Museum.

June 11, 1996

A new Subject-based Menu is now available to help visitors find their way around the Virtual Museum.

June 7, 1996

The five eastern-most alcoves of the Egyptian Gallery now have Detailed Object Listings included.

June 5, 1996

The Oriental Institute announces the creation of its Virtual Museum on its website.

Revised: June 18, 2010

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