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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

current exhibition
Middle Eastern Packaging and Newspapers, Glue H. 54 cm; W. 24.5 cm; D. 34.5 cm 2014 Courtesy of the artist and Lombard Freid Gallery: 12183 Photo credit: © Bruce White
Michael Rakowitz, The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist: Seated statue of Scribe Dudu (IM 55204)
Middle Eastern Packaging and Newspapers, Glue H. 54 cm; W. 24.5 cm; D. 34.5 cm 2014 Courtesy of the artist and Lombard Freid Gallery: 12183 Photo credit: © Bruce White

Upcoming Events

March 10, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: Sumer in the Mesopotamian World: Reading Traditions & Traditions of Reading, I

Gonzalo Rubio, Pennsylvania State University

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March 12, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: Sumer in the Mesopotamian World: Reading Traditions & Traditions of Reading, II

Gonzalo Rubio, Pennsylvania State University

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March 17, 2015 6:00 PM , 1st Floor Exhibition Galleries

A Closer Look: What Does Puabi Want?

Presented by Kim Benzel, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Latest News

Antiquarian volumes in the ISAW Library collection

The ISAW Library’s collection has been built largely through the acquisition of the private libraries of important scholars of ancient history, art, and archaeology. Several of these collections included antiquarian volumes, which frequently require special care and attention. Among ...

Eilenberg Collection

The ISAW library is pleased to have received the generous donation of a library of books on Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art from the estate of Natasha Eilenberg. The ISAW library is pleased to have received the generous donation ...

News: Jill Golden becomes ISAW's New Assistant Head Librarian

Jill Golden joins the ISAW Library this week as its new Assistant Head Librarian. Jill comes to ISAW from the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University, where she had worked as an archivist in charge of special projects, ...