Lecture by Serenella Mancini on "Islamic Pottery at Istakhr"

Serenella Mancini will give a lecture about "Islamic Pottery at Istakhr: Preliminary Results of a New Comprehensive Study" on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017, at 3:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 22, 2017

Curator-Led Tours of Special Exhibit Open to Public

Please join us for the unique opportunity to receive a special half-hour guided tour on November 16, 2017, of the Oriental Institute special exhibit "Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt" from the exhibition curator, Dr. Foy Scalf.

Posted on November 7, 2017

Lecture by Foy Scalf on "Reviving the Book of the Dead"

Foy Scalf will give a lecture about "Reviving the Book of the Dead: New Insights into Ancient Egyptian Religious Literature" on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 1, 2017

Lecture by Colin Renfrew on "Marija Rediviva DNA and Indo-European Origins"

Colin Renfrew will give a lecture about "Marija Rediviva DNA and Indo-European Origins" on Wenesday, November 8, 2017, at 7:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 30, 2017

Lecture by Gerald Finkielsztejn on "Maresha: A Case Study of a Hellenistic City in the Levant"

Gerald Finkielsztejn will give a lecture about "Maresha: A Case Study of a Hellenistic City in the Levant" on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 25, 2017

Oriental Institute Seeks Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Rank of Instructor

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the Oriental Institute’s Annual Post-Doctoral Fellow Conference program for the 2018—2020 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on October 25, 2017

Lecture by Mehmet Özdoğan on "Göbeklitepe Culture and the Changing Image of the Neolithic Formation"

Mehmet Özdoğan will give a lecture about "Göbeklitepe Culture and the Changing Image of the Neolithic Formation" on Monday, October 23, 2017, at 4:00-6:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 21, 2017

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

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