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by Archaeology Newsroom

100 Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute Museum

Jean M. Evans, Jack Green, and Emily Teeter (eds.)

Jean M. Evans, Jack Green, and Emily Teeter (eds.), 100 Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute Museum, Oriental Institute Miscellaneous Publications, The Oriental Institute, Chicago, 2019. ISBN: 978-1-61491-048-0, 152 pp.; 140 illustrations (most in color). Hardcover, 9.5” x 11”

This special edition of Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute Museum commemorates the 2019 centennial of the Oriental Institute and presents 100 highlights from ancient Mesopotamia, Syro-Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Nubia, and Persia in the collections.

The guide features a history of the collections, new photography, provenance information, and a brief description of each object.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Christopher Woods
Acknowledgments. Jean M. Evans
List of Contributors
Map of the Ancient Middle East
The Oriental Institute, Its Museum and Collections. Emily Teeter
Plan of the Oriental Institute Museum Galleries
The Mesopotamian Collection
The Syro-Anatolian Collection
The Megiddo and Levant Collection
The Egyptian Collection
The Nubian Collection
The Persian Collection
The Islamic Collection
Appendix: Concordance of Museum Registration Numbers