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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

April 28, 2015 6:30 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

Haupt Lecture: Sorcery in the Soil: Finding Magic at Graeco-Roman Karanis in Egypt

Drew Wilburn (Oberlin College)

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April 29, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

The Mesopotamian Economic Boom and Emergence of the First Cities in the Late Chalcolithic Period (4200-3100 BC)

Salam Al Kuntar (Visiting Research Scholar, ISAW)

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May 01, 2015 10:00 AM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

Ritual and Narrative: Texts in Performance in the Ancient Near East

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Latest News

Digitally Publishing Literary Papyri

An update on work in progress by the international Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri Project, co-directed by Roger Bagnall (ISAW) and Rodney Ast (Institut für Papyrologie, Heidelberg). In 2013, ISAW and the Papyrological Institute at the University of Heidelberg ...

New ISAW Library Titles: December 2014

A list of books added to the ISAW Library in December 2014 is now available online both on the ISAW Library website and our Zotero library of new items. ...

Life at the Margins: Questions in Ancient Near Eastern Social History Workshop

Last Friday – April 17, 2015 – ISAW hosted the Life at the Margins: Questions in Ancient Near Eastern Social History workshop, organized by ISAW visiting research scholar Nicholas Reid and ISAW graduate student Jonathan Valk. ...