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The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago

Exhibition Detail
Tour: Uncorking the Past
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649


February 11th, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
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> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Tour
WEBSITE:  
http://oi.uchicago.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
South Side
EMAIL:  
almjorda@uchicago.edu
PHONE:  
773-702-9520
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM; Wednesday 10:00 AM-8:30 PM; Sunday 12:00-6:00 PM
> DESCRIPTION

Raise a glass to the ancients who invented wine on a special museum tour and wine reception at the Oriental Institute Museum. Explore the galleries with Emily Teeter, Egyptologist and Special Exhibits Coordinator, and Tate Paulette PhD candidate in Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, to discover ancient wine-making and drinking practices, as well as the cultural significance of wine and other alcoholic beverages in the ancient Middle East. Then join us to sample some contemporary Middle Eastern wines and light refreshments.


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