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November 06, 2014 — 6:00 PM

The Lure of Gold and Iron: China and the Steppe in the First Millennium BC

Eighth Annual Leon Levy Lecture Sponsored by The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation

Jessica Rawson (University of Oxford)

While ancient Chinese ritual implements were made of bronze and jade, the peoples of the steppe favoured gold and iron, most especially from 700 BC. ...

November 10, 2014 — 5:00 PM

Recent Advances in Research on Iranian and Central Asian Metalware. A Few Examples - Iranian Silver Plates from Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Iran

Frantz Grenet (Collège de France)

Decisive advances in the study of vessels from this period were made in the 1980’s, mainly through masterly books by Prudence Harper (Silver ...

November 11, 2014 — 5:00 PM

Recent Advances in Research on Iranian and Central Asian Metalware. A Few Examples - The 'Soltikov' Plate from Tukharistan

Frantz Grenet (Collège de France)

The vessel with the most elaborate Zoroastrian imagery known so far is the "Soltikov" plate kept at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. Developing ...

November 17, 2014 — 6:00 PM

Weights and Trade Relations between Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley

Guest Lecture

Lorenz Rahmstorf (University of Copenhagen)

While it is seems "evident that the “step” in the pace of culture change in the Greater Indus Valley is coincident with the beginnings of ...

December 02, 2014 — 6:00 PM

Forecasting Fate in Early China

Visiting Research Scholar Lecture

Ethan Harkness (NYU Gallatin and ISAW)

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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.