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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

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 ...

Work in Progress at the Ancient World Image Bank

Digitizing the 35mm slides of Cornelius and Emily Vermeule and improving technical infrastructure for better access and digital preservation. Many members of the ISAW community are aware of our Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB) project. It began in ...

East meets West: China and Rome in the ISAW Library

In The Book of Later Han (后汉书), a history of the first two centuries of the Han Dynasty and one of the canonical Twenty-Four Histories (二十四史), there is a brief account of the victory which General Chen Tang ...