The Oriental Institute renames itself, but its mission remains the same.
UChicagoʼs Oriental Institute celebrates a monumental first century.
From the seeds first planted by William Rainey Harper and James Henry Breasted, the Oriental Institute blossomed into something rare.
The museum’s public outreach taps the littlest Egyptologists.
How has the institute’s work evolved since 1919? A faculty roundtable.
Director Christopher Woods, his work in Sumerology, and his vision for the OI’s second century.
A brief history in pictures of some essential people, places, and treasures.
At the Oriental Institute, pint-sized archaeologists make their very own ancient Egyptian mural.
Egyptian Book of the Dead comes alive at the Oriental Institute.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art just made 375,000 images from its collection available for free download. We went hunting for pieces with a UChicago connection.
In the 1930s Oriental Institute archaeologists used photography to capture the history and grandeur of Persepolis.
The history of beekeeping stretches back centuries, the director of the Oriental Institute found when a hobby turned into a scholarly pursuit.