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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

March 30, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

The Akchakhan-kala Wall Paintings: Kingship and Religion in Ancient Khorezm

Alison Betts (University of Sydney)

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March 31, 2015 6:00 PM , 2nd Floor Lecture Hall, ISAW

Jephtah's Daughter, Sarah's Son: Children, Death, and Scripture in Late Antiquity

Maria Doerfler (Visiting Research Scholar, ISAW)

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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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Latest News

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 ...

New ISAW Library Titles: October 2014

A list of books added to the ISAW Library in October 2014 is now available online. ...