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The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago

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The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
south side



Commissioned for King Sargon II at Khorsobad,Unknown, Khorsobad Lamassu,
Commissioned for King Sargon II at Khorsobad,Unknown, Khorsobad Lamassu,
717 B.C. - 707 B.C., Gypsum Sculpture, 19 feet by 16 feet
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Commissioned for King Sargon II at Khorsobad, Khorsobad Courtyard,
Commissioned for King Sargon II at Khorsobad, Khorsobad Courtyard,
717 - 707 B.C. , Gypsum Sculpture
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WEBSITE:  
http://oi.uchicago.edu
EMAIL:  
almjorda@uchicago.edu
CONTACT:  
Alissa Jordan
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
PHONE:  
773-702-9520
OTHER PHONE:  
773-702-9514
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Free Admission; Donations of $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children under 12 appreciated.
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DESCRIPTION

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 ancient site of Megiddo, as well as rotating special exhibits including the mummy and artifacts of Merasamun, an Egyptian Musician-Priestess from the temple of Amun.


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