Persepolis: Images of an Empire

Special Exhibit

October 13, 2015 – September 3, 2017

Drones

Drones over the Desert: Archaeology and Aerial Photography

Special Exhibit (Lower Level)

November 22, 2016 – ongoing

News

Conference on "Seen Not Heard: Composition, Iconicity, and the Classifier Systems of Logosyllabic Scripts"

The annual Oriental Institute Seminar organized this year by Ilona Zsolnay on "Seen Not Heard: Composition, Iconicity, and the Classifier Systems of Logosyllabic Scripts" will take place on Thursday-Friday, March 2-3, 2017, in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute. Please refer to the conference webpage for full details.

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Lecture by Brian Muhs and Tasha Vorderstrasse on "The State's Role in Monetary Circulation in Achaemenid and Hellenistic Egypt and Bactria"

Brian Muhs and Tasha Vorderstrasse will give a lecture about "The State's Role in Monetary Circulation in Achaemenid and Hellenistic Egypt and Bactria" on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 3:30 PM in Classics 21.

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Dr. Kiersten Neumann to Give Assyrian Heritage Lectures

Dr. Kiersten Neumann will give two Assyrian Heritage lectures about "Feeding the Gods in the Neo-Assyrian Temple" on February 8, 2017, at 7:30 PM in Room 60 of Evans Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, and on February 10, 2017, at 7:00 PM at the Assyrian American Association of San Jose.

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Oriental Institute Oral History Project Launches First Interview with Archivist John Larson

The Oriental Institute has recently launched an Oral History Project to collect and preserve information about the Institute, its history, its population, and their experiences. Oral traditions represent a unique perspective on institutional history rarely captured by conventional research and publication methods. The inaugural interview with John Larson, recently retired Oriental Institute Archivist of 36 years, is now available online.

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017