Oriental Institute Photographic Archives

The images in the Oriental Institute Online Collections Search and Publications are made available to the public, students, and scholars solely for research purposes (including public presentations with use of the credit line: "Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago"). All images are subject to copyright laws and, except where noted otherwise, are the property of the Oriental Institute. Publication, distribution, exhibition, or reproduction of images (print, electronic, online, or other-media) is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the Oriental Institute Museum.


For Research 

To request high-resolution photographs/illustrations for research purposes from our Photo Archives (including object and archival photographs, as well as illustrations), please download the Research Requests Form and email the completed form to the Museum Office: oi-museum@uchicago.edu


For Publication

To request publication-quality photographs/illustrations from our Photo Archives (including object and archival photographs, as well as illustrations) and to obtain permission for publication, please download the Photo Requests and Permissions Form, review the publication guidelines, and email the completed request form to the Museum Office: oi-museum@uchicago.edu