Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple" on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in Classics 21 as part of the Ancient Societies Workshop.

Posted on January 18, 2016

Jean Jacquet, Architect and Archaeologist, Passess Away at 95

On January 7th, 2016, the Swiss architect and archaeologist Jean Jacquet passed away peacefully at age 95. He was the husband of the late Helen Jacquet- Gordon, American egyptologist and ceramicist, who died in April, 2013. The life of the Jacquets is one of the great stories of Egyptology.

Posted on January 14, 2016

The Neubauer Collegium Will Host a Workshop on "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade"

A Workshop on "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade: The Case of the Old Assyrian Merchants of the 19th Century BCE" will be held on the Friday, January 22, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

Posted on January 14, 2016

Lecture by David C. Thomas on "Raiders of the Lost Minaret"

David C. Thomas will give a lecture about "Raiders of the Lost Minaret: Archaeology, Looting, and Preconceptions of the Past at Jam, Afghanistan" on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 3:00pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 11, 2016

Lecture by Michael Danti on "Cultural Property Crimes in Syria and Iraq"

Michael Danti will give a lecture about "Cultural Property Crimes in Syrai and Iraq: Countering the Jihadi-Salafi Dual-Exploitive Doctrine" on Wednesday, January 13, at 3:30pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 11, 2016

Lecture by Michael Danti on "The Repercussions of Great Archaeological Discoveries"

Michael Danti will give a lecture about "The Repercussions of Great Archaeological Discoveries: The Hasanlu Gold Bowl and All That Glitters" on Thursday, January 14, at 3:30pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 11, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes. Applicants must have expertise and field experience directing archaeological surface surveys and landscape archaeology projects in the Near East/Egypt. A Ph.D. is required.

Posted on January 8, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Oriental Institute Seminar -- Irrigation in Early States

The Oriental Institute announces the twelfth annual Oriental Institute Seminar, "Irrigation in Early States: New Directions," to be held March 3-4, 2016.

Posted on January 7, 2016

Lecture by Bob Andersen on "E is for Egyptomania"

Bob Andersen will give a lecture about "E is for Egyptomania" on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 5:00pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 6, 2016

Oriental Institute News & Notes 228 (Winter 2016) Released

The Oriental Institute Publications Department announces the in-print and online publication of Oriental Institute News & Notes 228 (Winter 2016) featuring articles on the CAMEL Lab, the Integrated Database, and the Galilee Prehistory Project.

Download Oriental Institute News & Notes 228

Posted on January 5, 2016

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