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Due to the overwhelming interest in our lecture series, we have reached capacity for the October 30th lecture presented by Paul Stanwick at 6pm. If you are attending please plan to arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to the scheduled start time to ensure a seat. At 5:55pm all unclaimed seats will be assigned to visitors on the waiting list. Thank you for continued interest in our current exhibition, "When the Greeks Ruled Egypt."
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Our miniseries on summer research activities of our community members continues on the ISAW News Blog with Karen Rubinson's report on a conference and museum and field visits in Mongolia.
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Summer of Research: For the next few weeks, the ISAW News Blog will provide glimpses into the summer activities of some of ISAW’s community members, which range from archaeological fieldwork to database programming. We begin with a notice from faculty member Robert Hoyland, whose epigraphic work will take him to the Negev desert in Israel.
The land of ancient Palestine is littered with inscriptions of remarkably diverse content and written in a broad range of languages. There have been initiatives in the past that concentrated on inscriptions of a certain genre or in a specific language, but the ongoing Corpus Inscriptionum ...
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Dates and hours have been announced for our upcoming exhibition, "Masters of Fire: Copper Age Art from Israel", which opens February 13, 2014 at ISAW. You can read an overview and check the schedule on the Exhibitions page on our website (link below).

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Another free, public lecture has just been added to the public programs for our "Measuring and Mapping Space" exhibition:

November 21, 2013, 6pm: Roberta Casagrande-Kim: " To Hell and Back: Travels and Geographies of Roman Hades"
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Roderick Campbell provides the latest installment of our summer News Blog miniseries: "Reconstructing the Shang Economy". 
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Sören Stark continues our summer News Blog miniseries with a report on this season's excavation work at Adzhvandi-tepa in Uzbekistan.
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Excavations at Amheida, Dakhla Oasis, Egypt, in 2014 found new evidence on the rebel king Petubastis III suggesting that the mysterious disappearance of Cambyses' Persian army in the desert may have been linked to his rebellion.
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The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University seeks proposals for upgrading the design and functionality of its primary website.
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University seeks proposals for upgrading the design and functionality of its primary website.
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The "Measuring and Mapping Space" exhibition is now closed. Our new exhibition: "Masters of Fire: Copper Age Art from Israel" will open on February 13th 2014. More information coming soon.
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Nightly KML dumps are back for our Pleiades Project!
Get complete and regular shapshots of all Pleiades resources, available in multiple formats including CSV, KML, and RDF.
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The website for our up-coming exhibition has just gone live:
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ISAW is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, intended to cultivate comparative and connective investigations of the ancient old world from the Mediterranean to East Asia. Part of New York University, it was founded by Shelby White and the Leon Levy Foundation in 2006.