Employment: Integrated Database Project Manager

The Oriental Institute seeks a qualified Project Manager to help facilitate a multi-disciplinary team through a data migration and web development as part of the Integrated Database Project.

Posted on September 19, 2014

Egyptologist Cynthia Sheikholeslami will give a lecture at the OI on Tuesday, September 23

Egyptologist Cynthia Sheikholeslami will give a lecture at the OI on Tuesday, September 23 about ancient Egyptian love poetry.

Posted on September 18, 2014

Publication of a new title Digital Epigraphy

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publication of a new title Digital Epigraphy.

Posted on September 9, 2014

New Book on Mesopotamian Pottery Now Released

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Mesopotamian Pottery: A Guide to the Babylonian Tradition in the Second Millennium B.C.

Posted on August 28, 2014

The Oriental Institute takes stock of its collection of mummies

As reported in an article on "Mummy Figures" by Lydialyle Gibson for the University of Chicago Magazine, the Oriental Institute recently inventoried its collection of mummies.

Posted on August 8, 2014

Oriental Institute Museum part of new Museum Campus South

Oriental Institute Museum part of the new Museum Campus South, a consortium of seven museums in the neighborhood.

Posted on July 24, 2014

Achemenet Project teams up with Oriental Institute to study ancient Persia

Through a partnership with the Achemenet Project in Paris, France, the Oriental Institute will provide online access to new images and documentation of the most significant parts of its Achaemenid period (550-330 BC) object collections.

Posted on July 16, 2014

Hisham’s Palace Museum

A new museum opened to the public at the archaeological site of Khirbet al-Mafjar (Hisham’s Palace) on May 28, 2014.

Posted on July 9, 2014

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