Persepolis: Images of an Empire

Special Exhibit

October 13, 2015 – September 3, 2017


Drones over the Desert: Archaeology and Aerial Photography

Special Exhibit (Lower Level)

November 22, 2016 – ongoing


Lecture by Michael Jursa on "Babylonian Priests in the Late Period"

Michael Jursa will give a lecturea bout "Purity, Segregation and a Literature to Match: Babylonian Priests in the Late Period" on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 4:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "Photographs of Persepolis"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "Photographs of Persepolis: Their Past, Present, and Future" on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 7:30 PM at the Marie Irwin Community Center in Homewood, IL.

Posted on Saturday, January 7, 2017

New Online Repository of Maps and Geospatial Data for the Middle East

The Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL Lab) at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago would like to announce that a substantial subset of its digital holdings of maps and geospatial data are now available for online public search and download.

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Lead Preparator, Oriental Institute Museum

We seek applicants for the position of Lead Preparator, who reports to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions. The Lead Preparator constructs, installs, and maintains the Oriental Institute Museum exhibits, including lighting and general gallery cleaning.

Posted on Sunday, November 20, 2016