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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 09, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

Long-Term Occupation and Seasonal Mobility in Mongolia: A Comparative Analysis of Two Communities

Jean-Luc Houle, Western Kentucky University

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April 14, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

The Rise of the Qin Empire and the End of Historiography in Early China

Vincent Leung (ISAW Visiting Research Scholar)

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April 16, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

More than a Matter of Style: The Diyala Expedition and its Impact on Mesopotamian Archaeology

Presented by Clemens Reichel, University of Toronto

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Archaeological update from Prof. Robert Hoyland

Robert Hoyland, Professor of Late Antique and Early Islamic Middle Eastern History, shares about his archaeological mission to Azerbaijan and what they hope to find this summer. The Arab Islamic conquest of the seventh century changed the face of the ...

Contemporary Art in ISAW's Archaeology and Aesthetics Exhibition

Contemporary artist Michael Rakowitz is featured in ISAW's current exhibition, Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics, on view until June 7th. ISAW's current exhibition, Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics, features contemporary artists alongside ancient objects, ...

New “Roman” Sword Discovered

The latest article in ISAW Papers reports on a well preserved sword excavated in 2006 in Egypt. In ISAW Papers 9 (2015), "A New 'Roman' Sword from Soknopaiou Nesos (El-Fayyum, Egypt)," Paola Davoli and Christian Miks report on the ...