Oriental Institute Museum
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The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. A part of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the archaeology, philology, and history of early Near Eastern civilizations.
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Tour the beautiful Gothic + modern architecture at the University of Chicago campus and stop in at the Oriental Institute Museum. It's full of the most amazing artifacts of the most ancient civilizations known to humans. They have real, fully preserved mummies!
The Oriental Institute, established in 1919, is the University of Chicago's interdisciplinary research center for ancient Near Eastern studies, and archaeology museum
Probably the largest collection of Mid-east ancient artefacts outside of the British Museum or the Cairo Museum. (Baghdad's Museum was pretty much destroyed). Small museum, with most artifacts packed in the basement and brought out in rotation.
The Oriental Institute Museum is a world-renowned showcase for the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Near East. The museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the…
Rare and exquisite composition of pieces from a range of historical periods.