Dr. Kiersten Neumann to Give Assyrian Heritage Lectures

Dr. Kiersten Neumann will give two Assyrian Heritage lectures about "Feeding the Gods in the Neo-Assyrian Temple" on February 8, 2017, at 7:30 PM in Room 60 of Evans Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, and on February 10, 2017, at 7:00 PM at the Assyrian American Association of San Jose.

Posted on January 31, 2017

Lecture by Stephanie Rost on "The Organization of Irrigated Agriculture in Southern Mesopotamia"

Stephanie Rost, Postdoctoral Scholar of the Oriental Institute, will give a gallery talk about "The Organization of Irrigated Agriculture in Southern Mesopotamia" on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 12:15-1:00 PM in the Edgar and Deborah Jannotta Mesopotamian Gallery of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 31, 2017

Lecture by Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer on "The Exploitation of 'Sacred Birds'"

Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer will give a lecture about "The Exploitation of 'Sacred Birds' - The Raptor Mummies of the Musée des Confluences, Lyon" on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 5:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 31, 2017

Lecture by Michael Jursa on "The Babylonian Economy in the Sixth Century BCE"

Michael Jursa, University of Vienna, will give a lecture about "Economic Growth and Growing Inequality in Times of Empire: The Babylonian Economy in the Sixth Century BCE" on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 24, 2017

Lecture by Robert Ritner on "The Scorpion Wives of Horus" from October 9, 1996

A lecture by Robert Ritner on "Seven Brides with Seven Stingers: The Scorpion Wives of Horus" from October 16, 1975, has recently been digitized and posted online as part of an ongoing archival digitization project by Anne Flannery and Foy Scalf to make available audio cassette recordings of past Oriental Institute lectures.

Posted on January 19, 2017

Oriental Institute Oral History Project Launches First Interview with Archivist John Larson

The Oriental Institute has recently launched an Oral History Project to collect and preserve information about the Institute, its history, its population, and their experiences. Oral traditions represent a unique perspective on institutional history rarely captured by conventional research and publication methods. The inaugural interview with John Larson, recently retired Oriental Institute Archivist of 36 years, is now available online.

Posted on January 19, 2017

Lecture by Michael Jursa on "Babylonian Priests in the Late Period"

Michael Jursa will give a lecturea bout "Purity, Segregation and a Literature to Match: Babylonian Priests in the Late Period" on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 4:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 17, 2017

Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "Photographs of Persepolis"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "Photographs of Persepolis: Their Past, Present, and Future" on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 7:30 PM at the Marie Irwin Community Center in Homewood, IL.

Posted on January 7, 2017

Lecture by Nadine Moeller and Gregory Marouard on "The Two Sister-Sites of Tell Edfu and Dendara"

Nadine Moeller and Gregory Marouard will give a lectured about "The Origins of Two Provincial Capitals in Upper Egypt: The Two Sister-Sites of Tell Edfu and Dendara" on Wednesday, January 4, 2016, in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 3, 2017

Lecture by Megaera Lorenz on "The Royal Kinship Title 'King's Son of His Body'"

Megaera Lorenz will give a lecture about "The Royal Kinship Title 'King's Son of His Body'" on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at 5:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 1, 2017

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