A new museum opened to the public at the archaeological site of Khirbet al-Mafjar (Hisham’s Palace) on May 28, 2014.
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in print and online publication of Barda Balka (OIC 31)
Barda Balka, by Bruce Howe, with Foreword by Yorke M. Rowan, Oriental Institute Communications 31 contains the final report of the investigations of a paleolithic site in Iraq.
The dissertation of Humphrey Hill Hardy II entitled Diachronic Development in Biblical Hebrew Prepositions: A Case Study in Grammaticalization is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The dissertation of Randy L. Shonkwiler entitled The Behdetite: A Study of Horus the Behdetite from the Old Kingdom to the Conquest of Alexander is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The dissertation of David Michael Calabro entitled Ritual Gestures of Lifting, Extending, and Clasping the Hand(s) in Northwest Semitic Literature and Iconography is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The dissertation of Aaron Michael Butts entitled Language Change in the Wake of Empire: Syriac in Its Greco-Roman Context is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The Sennacherib prism (OIM A2793) from the Oriental Institute Museum collection has been published in a new Spanish edition.
A new article features interesting results from the Oriental Institute's archaeological project at Tell Zeidan in Syria.
The Chicago Demotic Dictionary announced the online publication of the sections on Days, Months, and Numbers of the Chicago Demotic Dictionary. Containing 425 pages of entries, these files represent the final stages of completion for the upcoming multi-volume print publication.
Completion of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Celebrated at the Assyrian National Council of Illinois
On Sunday, June 15, the Assyrian National Council of Ilinois hosted an event celebrating the completion of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, one of the great humanistic triumphs of the last century. The event was featured in "Assyria Foundation Honors Oriental Institute Scholars."