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  • Hellenistic-era Temple Found at ISAW's Excavation at Kınık Höyük

    Hellenistic-era Temple Found at ISAW's Excavation at Kınık Höyük

    Professor and Site Director Lorenzo d'Alfonso reports on the team's recent findings at the excavation at Kınık Höyük, in the modern province of Niğde, Turkey.
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  • From the Field: The First Excavation Season at Gird-i Rostam, Kurdistan

    From the Field: The First Excavation Season at Gird-i Rostam, Kurdistan

    Professor Daniel T Potts directed the first excavation season at the site of Gird-i Rostam in the far eastern part of the Sulaimaniyah Governate in Kurdistan. The project is a collaboration between the Sulaimaniyah Directorate of Antiquities, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich) and ISAW.
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  • Soto Marin and Tsolakis Participate in the Summer Institute in Papyrology at Washington University

    Soto Marin and Tsolakis Participate in the Summer Institute in Papyrology at Washington University

    Dr. Irene Soto Marin and PhD Candidate Georgios Tsolakis take part in this year's Summer Institute in Papyrology (SIP), organized by the American Society of Papyrologists, hosted at Washington University, and led by Prof. Roger Bagnall and Prof. Todd Hickey.
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  • ISAW Newsletter 21: Spring 2018

    ISAW Newsletter 21: Spring 2018

    Our newly released newsletter includes photos and updates from our Commencement celebration, community news, as well as a look at our upcoming Fall exhibition.
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  • Fall Exhibition Opens October 17th!

    Fall Exhibition Opens October 17th!

    Opening this fall, "Devotion and Decadence: The Berthouville Treasure and Roman Luxury" will feature objects from the Berthouville Treasure, the largest and best-preserved hoard of silver from the ancient world, along with other luxury objects from the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
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  • Graduate Student Amber Jacob Co-Organizes Copenhagen Conference on Ancient Egyptian and Greek Science

    Graduate Student Amber Jacob Co-Organizes Copenhagen Conference on Ancient Egyptian and Greek Science

    Amber Jacob, who just completed her first year of graduate studies at ISAW, co-organized a conference in Copenhagen broadly on the topic of ancient Egyptian and Greek science, with a focus on the unpublished material in the Papyrus Carlsberg Collection. The conference is part of a larger inter-university collaborative project, the Scientific Papyri from Ancient Egypt (SPAE).
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  • ISAW Papers and the Future of Scholarly Publishing

    ISAW Papers and the Future of Scholarly Publishing

    This spring, ISAW welcomed Fanny Mézard from the Université PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) as an intern working with Professor Sebastian Heath on aspects of ISAW's digital publications.
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  • New Publication: "Hic Sunt Dracones" Conference Volume

    New Publication: "Hic Sunt Dracones" Conference Volume

    The proceedings of the ISAW conference, “Hic Sunt Dracones: Creating, Defining, and Abstracting Place in the Ancient World,” have recently appeared in print as a special double-issue of the DeGruyter publication "Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History," Volume 4, Issues 1-2 (2017). The conference, which took place at ISAW on October 28, 2016, was organized by Gina Konstantopoulos, ISAW Visiting Assistant Professor 2015-17.
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  • Visiting Research Scholar Spotlight: Zhan Zhang

    Visiting Research Scholar Spotlight: Zhan Zhang

    VRS Zhan Zhang is a researcher of texts from Khotan, an oasis city-state located in present-day Xinjiang, China along the so-called Silk Road, with cultural and/or political links to the Iranian, Indian, Chinese, Tibetan, Turkic, Islamic, and even Jewish spheres. They contain remarkable details of life, but also numerous problems.
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