Archaeology

At first site

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In the 1930s Oriental Institute archaeologists used photography to capture the history and grandeur of Persepolis.

Sweet honey in the rocks

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The history of beekeeping stretches back centuries, the director of the Oriental Institute found when a hobby turned into a scholarly pursuit.

Encounter cultures

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Jeffrey Quilter, AB’72, digs into the history of human societies for deeper insight into who we are.

Extraordinary discovery

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Professor David Schloen discusses a dig in southeastern Turkey with unexpected and exciting results.

Tut-tut

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An Oriental Institute exhibit shows why images of ancient artifacts aren’t as accurate as we imagine.

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