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October 03, 2019 02:38PM
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces
two new centennial publications in print and online:

1) Discovering New Pasts: The OI at 100
Theo van den Hout, ed.
Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2019
ISBN 978-1-61491-049-7
xxiv + 428 pp.; 584 images
Hardback, 11.5 x 10 in

Purchase: [www.isdistribution.com]

In celebration of the OI’s centennial year, over sixty different
authors and contributors have come together to provide a personalized
history of the OI’s work past and present. In these pages we invite
you to join us on an adventure. Explore the legacy of James Henry
Breasted and the institute he founded. Discover the inner workings
of the OI and its museum. Travel across multiple continents to learn
about groundbreaking research. Enjoy a unique collection of nearly six
hundred images, all in one publication for the first time. Learn the
story of the institute’s development—from being one man’s dream to
becoming one of the world’s preeminent authorities on over ten thousand
years of human civilization.

Foreword. John Rowe
Introduction. Christopher Woods
Note from the Editor. Theo van den Hout
Authors & Contributors
Map of the Ancient World
Timeline of the Ancient Middle East
01. Seeking Permanence
02. Architecture of the OI
03. Museum
04. Education
05. Research Archives
06. Publications
07. Egypt
08. Mesopotamia
09. Iran
10. Afghanistan
11. Anatolia
12. Levant
13. Nubia
14. Islamic

2) 100 Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute Museum
Jean M. Evans, Jack Green, and Emily Teeter, eds.
Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2019
ISBN 978-1-61491-048-0
152 pp.; 140 images
Hardback, 9.5 x 11 in

Purchase: [www.isdistribution.com]

This special edition of Highlights of the Collections of the
Oriental Institute Museum commemorates the 2019 centennial of the
Oriental Institute and presents 100 highlights from ancient
Mesopotamia, Syro-Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Nubia, and Persia
in the collections.

Foreword. Christopher Woods
Acknowledgments. Jean M. Evans
List of Contributors
Map of the Ancient Middle East
The Oriental Institute, Its Museum and Collections. Emily Teeter
Plan of the Oriental Institute Museum Galleries
The Mesopotamian Collection
The Syro-Anatolian Collection
The Megiddo and Levant Collection
The Egyptian Collection
The Nubian Collection
The Persian Collection
The Islamic Collection
Appendix: Concordance of Museum Registration Numbers
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New Publications Available from the Oriental Institute

Hermione October 03, 2019 02:38PM

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