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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

current exhibition
Gold, Minted in Alexandria. 221-205 BCE. Gift of Martin A. Ryerson. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Octadrachm. Obverse: Bust of Ptolemy III.
Gold, Minted in Alexandria. 221-205 BCE. Gift of Martin A. Ryerson. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Upcoming Events

December 02, 2014 6:00 PM

Forecasting Fate in Early China

Ethan Harkness (NYU Gallatin and ISAW)

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

December 04, 2014 6:00 PM , ISAW Lecture Hall

The History of the Ptolemaic Collection at the Brooklyn Museum

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December 09, 2014 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

"I Write, Therefore I am:" Scribes, Literacy, and Identity in Early China

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Latest News

Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology publishes sixth volume

In 1995, several enterprising graduate students in the Department of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, founded the Circle of Inner Asian Art (CIAA) to serve as a forum for ...

ISAW Library acquires the 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 of a library of books on Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art from the estate of Natasha Eilenberg. ...

ISAW Exhibition Team's Summer Research

In the hot month of July, the ISAW Exhibition team of Dr. Jennifer Chi and Dr. Roberta Casagrande-Kim traveled to Southern Spain to meet Prof. Pedro Azara of the University of Barcelona. During their travels, they conducted research for a ...