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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

upcoming 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

February 03, 2015 6:00 PM

Nomadic Empires in Inner Asia: A Comparative Approach

Jan Bemmann (Visiting Research Scholar, ISAW)

NOTICE: Due to inclement weather, this lecture, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 27th, has been rescheduled for Feb. 3rd.

Admission to the ISAW Lecture Hall closes 10 minutes after the scheduled start time.
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February 12, 2015 6:00 PM

Glam-Ur-ous: The Art of Archaeology and Aesthetics

Jennifer Y. Chi, ISAW and Pedro Azara, Polytechnic University of Catalonia

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February 19, 2015 6:00 PM

Local Saints, National Politics, and the Power of the Past in Early Egypt

Janet Richards, University of Michigan

NOTICE: Admission to the ISAW Lecture Hall closes 10 minutes after the scheduled start time. ...

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Save the Date! New Exhibition Opens February 12, 2015

ISAW’s Exhibitions team is in the middle of working on final preparations for the upcoming exhibition From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics. The exhibit examines the process through which archaeological objects are transformed into works of art, and sometimes ...