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

Lecture by Matthew J. Adams on "Megiddo and Egypt in the Intermediate and Middle Bronze Ages"

Matthew J. Adams will give a lecture about "Megiddo and Egypt in the Intermediate and Middle Bronze Ages" on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 12:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017

Lecture by John Marston on "Agricultural Strategies and Environmental Change in Ancient Anatolia"

John Marson will give a lecture about "Agricultural Strategies and Environmental Change in Ancient Anatolia" on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 3:30 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017

Lecture by Andrew R. George on "A New Fragment of Old Babylonian Gilgamesh"

Dr. Andrew R. George, Professor of Babylonian at the University of London, will give a lecture about "Enkidu between Wild and Town: A New Fragment of Old Babylonian Gilgamesh" at 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 6th, 2017, in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017

Oriental Institute Collections Research Grant 2017-2018

We are pleased to announce that the Oriental Institute will once again be awarding grants to work with the museum collections as part of the Oriental Institute Collections Research Grant in 2017–2018, thanks to the generous support of Jim Sopranos. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 14th, 2017. Notifications will be sent to applicants in early June, with research visits taking place between July 2017 and June 2018. Please visit the webpage for additional information and share this update with friends and colleagues who might be interested: 

https://oi.uchicago.edu/collections-research-grant 

Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017