Lecture by Sitta von Reden on "Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity"

Sitta von Reden, Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg/Germany, will give a lecture on "Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity," November 5, at 7:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 4, 2014

Lecture by Jane Moon on "Why Excavate in Babylonia?"

Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Friday, October 31 at 12:30pm in the LaSalle Banks room on the topic "Why Excavate in Babylonia?"

Posted on October 28, 2014

Lecture by Jane Moon on "Recent Archaeological Work in Southern Iraq"

Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Saturday, November 1 at 2:00pm in Breasted Hall on the topic "Back to Babylonia: Recent Archaeological Work in Southern Iraq."

Posted on October 28, 2014

Origins of Writing Project Has an Upcoming Conference

The Origins of Writing Project, co-led by Christopher Woods, Associate Professor of Sumerian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Oriental Institute, will have a conference on November 8-9, 2014.

Posted on October 24, 2014

Lecture by Jason Ur on "Cities and Landscapes of Assyria"

Jason Ur, Harvard University, will give a lecture titled "Cities and Landscapes of Assyria: New Research in the Imperial Core" on Thursday, October 23rd at 3:30pm in Breasted Hall.

Posted on October 17, 2014

Lecture by Gene Cruz-Uribe on "Seth, the Evil God of Power and Might"

Gene Cruz-Uribe, Professor of History at Indiana University East, will give a lecture titled "Seth, the Evil God of Power and Might" for the Chicago chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Posted on October 17, 2014

Lecture by Ilan Peled about the "Lament for Eridu"

Oriental Institute Postdoctural Fellow for 2014-2016 Ilan Peled will give a lecture titled "A New Manuscript of the 'Lament for Eridu,' and its Relation to Mesopotamian Third Gender."

Posted on October 15, 2014

New Book on Hatshepsut Now Released

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Innovation and Creativity in the Reign of Hatshepsut.

Posted on October 9, 2014

Lecture by Oliver Wilson on "Epiphany at Raqqa, Syria"

University of Oxford Professor Oliver Watson will give a lecture titled "Epiphany at Raqqa, Syria: A Museum Curator and Archaeology" about the beginnings of Islamic glazed pottery, relations of Syria to Egypt and Iran, and reflections on the disciplines of Art History and Archaeology.

Posted on October 8, 2014

Lecture by Marjorie Venit on "Strangers in a Strange Land"

Marjorie Venit, University of Maryland, will give a lecture titled "Strangers in a Strange Land: Negotiating the Afterlife in Greek Tombs in Graeco-Roman Egypt."

Posted on October 4, 2014

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