Lecture by Astrid Nunn and Barbara Jändl on "The Polychromy of Mesopotamian Stone Statues"

Astrid Nunn will give a lecture about "The Polychromy of Mesopotamian Stone Statues" on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 7:00-9:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2017

Lecture by John Huehnergard on "The Afterlife of Akkadian"

John Huehnergard will give a lecture about "The Afterlife of Akkadian" on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 5:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Instititute.

Posted on October 17, 2017

Alain Bresson Wins James Henry Breasted Prize for 2017

Alain Bresson, Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Classics and Department of History, a world leader in ancient economy, has won the American Historical Association’s James Henry Breasted Prize for 2017, for his 2016 book The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States.

Posted on October 13, 2017

Neubauer Collegium to Host Workshop on "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade"

The Neubauer Collegium will host a workshop about the "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade" on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

Posted on October 13, 2017

Oriental Institute Announces the Publication of Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the publication of a new title available in print and online, Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt. Edited by Foy Scalf. Oriental Institute Museum Publications 39. Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2017.

Posted on October 11, 2017

Oriental Institute Seeks Senior Scholar of Ancient Iranian Studies

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seeks to appoint a distinguished senior scholar of Ancient Iranian Studies to begin in the autumn quarter of 2018 or as soon thereafter as feasible.

Posted on October 10, 2017

Lecture by Lorelei H. Corcoran on "Case Studies at the Intersection of Art History and Egyptology"

Lorelei H. Corcoran will give a lecture about "Egyptian Art: Case Studies at the Intersection of Art History and Egyptology" on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 4:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 8, 2017

Lecture by Jodi Magness on "The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls"

Jodi Magness will give a lecture about "The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls" on Wednessday, October 4, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 4, 2017

Lecture by Martin Andreas Stadler on "Egyptology and Source Criticism"

Martin Andreas Stadler will give a lecture about "Egyptology and Source Criticism: Classical Authors and their Value as a Source for Researching Ancient Egypt" on Monday, October 2, 2017, at 3:30 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room.

Posted on September 26, 2017

CAMEL is pleased to present the Anatolian Atlas

The Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago is pleased to present the Anatolian Atlas, an online resource for geographical data related to the archaeology of Anatolia (ancient Turkey).

Posted on September 26, 2017

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