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Ancient Egypt
Fully-illustrated catalogue offers highlights of the Egyptian collection at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. A brief history of the collection is followed by a catalogue of seventy-seven objects, which date from the early third millennium BC to the eighth century AD. Many of these objects have not been previously published.


Paperback    £14.00
9781885923257 | Published: 2003
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Baked Clay Figurines and Votive Beds from Medinet Habu
This catalog presents the entire corpus of 272 baked clay figurines and votive beds excavated at Medinet Habu by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago during their 1926-1933 campaign. Each object is fully described and illustrated and is accompanied by commentary on construction, symbolism, and function.


Hardback    £62.00
9781885923585 | Published: 2008
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Before the Pyramids
Catalogue for an exhibit at the Oriental Institute Museum presenting newest research on the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Periods. Essays on the rise of the state, contact with the Levant and Nubia, crafts, writing, iconography and evidence from Abydos, Tell el-Farkha, Hierakonpolis and the Delta. Will be a standard reference and a staple for classroom use.


Paperback    £31.00
9781885923820 | Published: 2011
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Gold of Praise
This Festschrift in honor of Prof. Edward F. Wente contains contributions by forty-three of his colleagues and friends.


Paperback    £58.00
9781885923097 | Published: 1999
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Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute
This guide to highlights of the collections of the Oriental Institute Museum presents objects from ancient Mesopotamia, Syria-Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Persia, Nubia, and objects from the Islamic collection. New photography, provenance information, and a brief description of each object, as well as a history of the collections and a concordance.


Paperback    £12.00
9781614910053 | Published: 2017
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Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, Volume 55 (2019)

Paperback    £54.00
9781948488150 | Published: 2019
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Life of Meresamun
Companion to the 2009 exhibit, traces the life of Meresamun, whose mummy, dating to about 800 B.C., is one of the highlights of the Oriental Institute Museum. The study of the life of this individual is augmented by forensic evidence obtained with the newest generation of CT scanners that sheds life on Meresamun's life and death.



Paperback    £18.00
9781885923608 | Published: 2009
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Our Work
Catalogue for exhibit showing many modern professions originated in the ancient Middle East. Artifacts from the Oriental Institute Museum were paired with a manicurist, brewer, boat builder, judge and others. The portraits are accompanied by commentary and will be of interest to educators, historians, and those interested in fine-arts photography.


Paperback    £19.00
9781885923998 | Published: 2013
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Picturing the Past
Fully illustrated catalogue of essays, descriptions, and commentary accompanies the 2012 Oriental Institute special exhibit Picturing the Past: Imaging and Imagining the Ancient Middle East . Presents paintings, architectural reconstructions, models, photographs, and reconstructions showing how the ancient Middle East has been documented.


Paperback    £23.00
9781885923899 | Published: 2012
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Scarabs, Scaraboids, Seals and Seal Impressions from Medinet Habu
Medinet Habu in western Thebes (modern Luxor, Egypt) is dominated by the great mortuary temples of King Ramesses III, and Kings Aye and Horemheb. Catalogue of 349 objects from approx. 1470 BC to the eighth century AD. Each is described and illustrated. These scarabs and scaraboids are one of the largest groups excavated from any site in Egypt.


Hardback    £74.00
9781885923226 | Published: 2003
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