ISAW is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, intended to cultivate comparative and connective investigations of the ancient old world from the Mediterranean to East Asia. It was founded by Shelby White and the Leon Levy Foundation in 2006.
Now open through June 7th
From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics
ISAW’s spring exhibition focuses on the transformation of an archaeological object into a work of art by presenting iconic Early Mesopotamian material along side archival, modern, and contemporary art.
Nicholas Sims-Williams (University of London)
Drew Wilburn (Oberlin College)
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)
A list of books added to the ISAW Library in November 2014 is now available online. ...