Lecture by Emily Teeter on "Collecting for Chicago"

Emily Teeter will give a lecture about "Collecting for Chicago" on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Alexander Nagel on "Taking Care of Color in Perseopolis"

Alexander Nagel will give a lecture about "Taking Care of Color in Persepolis: New Research on Painters, Palaces and Polychromies in Achaemenid Persia, c. 520-330 BCE" on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Renée Friedman on "Tomb 72: A New Elite Predynastic Burial at Hierakonpolis, Egypt"

Dr. Renée Friedman will give a lecture on "Tomb 72: A New Elite Predynastic Burial at Hierakonpolis, Egypt" on Friday, October 30, 2015, at 3:00pm in Pick Hall at the University of Chicago.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Stephanie Dalley on "The Hanging Garden of Babylon: An Elusive World Wonder Traced"

Dr. Stephanie Dalley will give a lecture on "The Hanging Garden of Babylon: An Elusive World Wonder Traced" on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at 7:00 pm in Breasted Hall at the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by James Harrell on "In Search of Ancient Egyptian Gemstones"

James Harrell will give a lecture on "In Search of Ancient Egyptian Gemstones" on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Sahar Saleem on "Scanning the Pharaohs"

Dr. Sahar Saleem will give a lecture on "Scanning the Pharaohs" on Sunday, November 29, at 2:00 pm in Breasted Hall in the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

New Exhibit to Feature Archival Images of Persepolis

A new exhibition at the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago will give visitors a rare glimpse inside the ancient city of Persepolis.  “Persepolis: Images of an Empire,” which opens Oct. 13, includes archival photographs and a new multi-media presentation that document an astounding imperial complex of palaces constructed by the Persian kings Darius, Xerxes, and Artaxerxes I and III, who ruled between 522 and 338 BC in today’s southwest Iran. 

Posted on October 7, 2015

Lecture by Debora Heard on "Divine Eldership: Toward the Development of Age as a Social Construct in Meroitic Kush"

Debora Heard, Ph.D. candidate in the departmetn of Anthropology, will give a lecture on ""Divine Eldership: Toward the Development of Age as a Social Construct in Meroitic Kush" on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at 5:00pm  in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on September 25, 2015

Lecture by Khadija Adams and JJ Shirley on Theban Tomb 110

Khadija Adams and JJ Shirley will give lectures titled "ARCE Conservation Field Schools and Theban Tomb 100" and "Theban Tomb 100: An Epigraphy and Research Field School" on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on September 11, 2015

Archaeological Projects in Jordan Highlighted for Use of Aerial Survey

The University of Chicago News highlighted Oriental Institute Senior Research Associate Yorke Rowan in an article by William Harms on how "Drones bring new dimension to archaeology."

Posted on August 31, 2015

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