OI News & Notes 248 Now Available

The OI announces the online publication of News & Notes 248 for Winter 2021.

Posted on February 28, 2021

Lecture by Michael Harrower on "Discovery and Excavation of Beta Semati, Ethiopia"

Michael Harrower will give a lecturea bout "Finding an Ancient Town: Discovery and Excavation of Beta Semati, Ethiopia" on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM (CST) on the OI YouTube channel. Click this link to watch the premiere.

Posted on February 3, 2021

Join the OI Podcast for a Discussion about Demons in Ancient Egypt

Please join us today for our OI podcast Demons in Ancient Egypt, premiering at 2 p.m. (CST) on the OI YouTube channel.

Posted on January 13, 2021

OI Mourns the Loss of Jill Carlotta Maher, Queen of the Nile

The OI is saddened by the recent loss of Jill Carlotta Maher. Carlotta was the very heart and soul of the OI. Beloved by all of us, Carlotta served as a dedicated volunteer leader and an ardent supporter of the OI for more than 50 years.

Posted on December 20, 2020

Hartapu Top 10 Discovery of 2020!

The discovery of the Hartapu inscription last year by James Osborne (Assistant Professor of Anatolian Archaeology) and Michele Massa (Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mansueto Institute and OI) was chosen by Archaeology Magazine to be one of the top 10 discoveries of 2020!

Posted on December 9, 2020

Lecture by Michele Massa on "Fortified Places, Fortified Spaces"

Michele Massa, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mansueto Institute for Urban innovation and the OI, will give a virtual lecture to the OI community about "Fortified Places, Fortified Spaces: Territoriality and State Formation in Bronze Age Anatolia."

Posted on December 9, 2020

Save the Date! Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020

On December 1, the OI’s community will come TOGETHER to celebrate the global day of giving – Giving Tuesday!

Posted on November 23, 2020

OI News and Notes 247 (Fall 2020) Now Available!

The OI announces the online publication of News & Notes #247 (Fall 2020), now available for download from the OI website.

Posted on November 11, 2020

Discovery is back, again. Reserve your ticket now!

The OI Galleries are re-opening Tuesday, September 29. We have worked together with the University of Chicago to design a unique and safe visitor experience. Book your ticket today and enjoy the distinctive opportunity to have the OI collection to yourself for one hour!

Posted on October 1, 2020

Cat of the Month Calendar

We are happy to present you with a monthly digital calendar with our favorite images of cats from our collection! Sign up to receive the monthly email with downloadable images for your desktop, phone screen, or a printable version of the Cat of the Month calendar.

Posted on August 31, 2020