September 6, 2017

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces complimentary online publication of the 2017 Autumn News & Notes (#235). The lead article by Foy Scalf reports on the Book of the Dead and announces the forthcoming exhibit Book the Dead:  Becoming God in Ancient Egypt (October 3, 2017 - March 31, 2018). The second article by Gregory Marouard reports on remote technologies used at Dendara, Egypt. The third article is an interview of Christopher Woods, new Director of the Oriental Institute.
Other contributions report on a spindle bottle from Chatal Höyük, oral histories and old media, family and youth programs, member and adult programs, and a spotlight piece on volunteer Ralph Klein.