Gallery Talk by Yorke Rowan on OI "Prehistoric Collections"

November 5, 2014

Yorke Rowan, Research Associate in the archaeology of the southern Levant at the Oriental Institute, will give a gallery talk on the Oriental Institute's "Prehistoric Collections."

Lecture by Sitta von Reden on "Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity"

November 4, 2014

Sitta von Reden, Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg/Germany, will give a lecture on "Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity," November 5, at 7:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Lecture by Jane Moon on "Why Excavate in Babylonia?"

October 28, 2014

Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Friday, October 31 at 12:30pm in the LaSalle Banks room on the topic "Why Excavate in Babylonia?"

Lecture by Jane Moon on "Recent Archaeological Work in Southern Iraq"

October 28, 2014

Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Saturday, November 1 at 2:00pm in Breasted Hall on the topic "Back to Babylonia: Recent Archaeological Work in Southern Iraq."

Origins of Writing Project Has an Upcoming Conference

October 24, 2014

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.

Lecture by Gene Cruz-Uribe on "Seth, the Evil God of Power and Might"

October 17, 2014

Gene Cruz-Uribe, Professor of History at Indiana University East, will give a lecture titled "Seth, the Evil God of Power and Might" for the Chicago chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Lecture by Jason Ur on "Cities and Landscapes of Assyria"

October 17, 2014

Jason Ur, Harvard University, will give a lecture titled "Cities and Landscapes of Assyria: New Research in the Imperial Core" on Thursday, October 23rd at 3:30pm in Breasted Hall.

Lecture by Ilan Peled about the "Lament for Eridu"

October 15, 2014

Oriental Institute Postdoctural Fellow for 2014-2016 Ilan Peled will give a lecture titled "A New Manuscript of the 'Lament for Eridu,' and its Relation to Mesopotamian Third Gender."

New Book on Hatshepsut Now Released

October 9, 2014

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.

Lecture by Oliver Wilson on "Epiphany at Raqqa, Syria"

October 8, 2014

University of Oxford Professor Oliver Watson will give a lecture titled "Epiphany at Raqqa, Syria: A Museum Curator and Archaeology" about the beginnings of Islamic glazed pottery, relations of Syria to Egypt and Iran, and reflections on the disciplines of Art History and Archaeology.

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