Festschrift Celebrating the Career of Janet Johnson Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the publication of a new title in print and online Essays for the Library of Seshat: Studies Presented to Janet H. Johnson on the Occasion of Her 70th Birthday.

Posted on September 23, 2018

Lecture by Stephen Batiuk on "The History and Archaeology of the Earliest Wines"

Stephen Batiuk will give a lecture about "Exploring the Roots of the Vine: The History and Archaeology of the Earliest Wines" on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00–9:00 p.m. in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on September 13, 2018

Lecture by Geoffrey Killen on "Ancient Egyptian Furniture" for ARCE Chicago

Geoffrey Killen will give a lecture about "Ancient Egyptian Furniture: From the Earliest Examples to the 'Wonderful Things' of the New Kingdom" on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

Posted on September 13, 2018

Oral History Interview with Jill Carlotta Maher

The Oriental Institute Oral History Project recently spoke with Jill Carlotta Maher, recipient of the James Henry Breasted medallion for her incredible service to the Oriental Institute. Her interview can be viewed on the Oriental Institute's YouTube channel.

Posted on August 31, 2018

Oriental Institute Invites All Members to Appreciation Picnic

We invite all members of the OI to join us for tacos and beverages on the lawn next to the museum on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 4pm until 7pm.

Posted on August 27, 2018

Oriental Institute News & Notes, Issue 238, Summer 2018, Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publciation of Oriental Institute News & Notes Issue 238 (Summer 2018).

Posted on August 21, 2018

Lecture by Margaret Geoga on "The Legacy of Jean Terrasson's Séthos" for ARCE Chicago

Margaret Geoga will give a lecture about "Ancient, Moderns, and Freemasons: The Legacy of Jean Terrasson's Séthos" for the American Research Center in Egypt Chicago Chapter on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 5:00 pm.

Posted on August 21, 2018

Nadine Moeller Receives Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Nadine Moeller, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute and in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, has received a Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Posted on July 6, 2018

Lecture by Nico Dogaer on "Ptolemaic State Involvement in the Production and Distribution of Beer"

Nico Dogaer will give a lecture about "Liquid Gold: Ptolemaic State Involvement in the Production and Distribution of Beer" on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 12:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on June 18, 2018

Lecture by Peter Pfälzner on "Urbanization and Cultural Interaction during the Bronze Age"

Peter Pfälzner will give a lecture about "On the Fringe of Mesopotamia: Investigating Urbanization and Cultural Interaction during the Bronze Age in an Unexplored Part of Iraqi Kurdistan" on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on June 5, 2018

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