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What's New Archive - 1999

November 5, 1999

Captions for the over 1100 photographs from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled THE 1905-1907 BREASTED EXPEDITIONS TO EGYPT AND THE SUDAN: A PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY are now available on our website. At some future date, yet to be determined, the accompanying photographs will be made available at several levels of resolution.

October 5, 1999

On Saturday October 23 and Sunday October 24,1999 there will be a symposium entitled "Egypt Revealed", sponsored by The Oriental Institute and Seven Wonders Travel.

July 26, 1999

Two articles from the Oriental Institute's quarterly newsletter, News and Notes , pertaining to recent work in the Amuq Valley in Turkey are now available: Oriental Institute Returns To The Amuq: The 1998 Excavation Season at Tell Kurdu, Turkey, from the Spring 1999 issue; and Oriental Institute Amuq Valley Project: The 1996 Field Season, from the Fall 1997 issue.

June 2, 1999

An entirely redesigned Amuq Valley Regional Projects homepage is now available, with new documents describing recent surveys and excavations at Tell Kurdu and Tell Judaidah as well as documents on geomorphology and metallurgy as research objectives.

June 1, 1999

The Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery of the Oriental Institute opened to the public on May 29, 1999 following a three year renovation project. The 4000-square foot gallery displays approximately 800 objects dating from the Predynastic Period (ca. 5000 B.C.) to the Arab conquest (7th century A.D.).

April 28, 1999

The Oriental Institute Museum Education Office announces Egyptian Folklore: Linking Past to Present - An Internet Course: June 14 - September 19, 1999.

April 2, 1999

The Oriental Institute Museum Education Office announces ANCIENT MARINERS - An Internet Course: April 20-July 13, 1999.

March 30, 1999

The twenty-first (and final) installment, Aerial Survey Flights, 165 air photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 30, 1999

The Egyptian Gallery of the Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago reopens May 29.

March 29, 1999

The twentieth (and next to last) installment, Seals and Seal Impressions, 44 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 25, 1999

The nineteenth installment, The Palace Complex: Structures, Reliefs, and Inscriptions, 17 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 25, 1999

The eighteenth installment, Miscellaneous Finds, 110 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 23, 1999

The seventeenth installment, Contents of the Treasury and Other Discoveries, 55 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 22, 1999

The sixthteenth installment, The Council Hall, 47 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 19, 1999

The fifthteenth installment, The Royal Tombs and Other Monuments, 99 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 12, 1999

The fourteenth installment, Sasanian Rock Reliefs, 27 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 11, 1999

The thirteenth installment, Istakhr, The Islamic City Mound, 35 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 9, 1999

The twelfth installment, The Apadana, 115 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

March 6, 1999

The eleventh installment, The Prehistoric Mound of Tall-i-Bakun, 58 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 25, 1999

The tenth installment, Ka'bah-i-Zardusht, 10 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 24, 1999

The nineth installment, Miscellaneous Structures, 18 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 23, 1999

The eighth installment, The Palace of Darius, 36 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 22, 1999

The seventh installment, The Treasury, 24 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 21, 1999

The sixth installment, The Throne Hall, 33 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 16, 1999

The fifth installment, Sculpture, 30 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 12, 1999

The fourth installment, Cuneiform Tablets, 6 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 11, 1999

The third installment, The Palace of Xerxes, 18 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 9, 1999

The second installment, The Gate of Xerxes, 6 photographs and captions from the Oriental Institute text/microfiche publication entitled PERSEPOLIS AND ANCIENT IRAN - CATALOG OF EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHS is now available.

February 2, 1999

The Oriental Institute is proud to host the on-line home of the International Association of Orientalist Librarians. The IAOL was founded at the XXVII International Congress of Orientalists (now the International Congress for Asian and North African Studies), Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A., 1967.

January 26, 1999

Listings of the currently available publications of the Oriental Institute Publications Office and the Epigraphic Survey have been updated.

Revised: April 23, 2010

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