The Oriental Institute
1155 E. 58th Street
A renowned leader in uncovering the origins of the world's earliest civilizations, the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago has a long and fascinating history that stretches back to the last years of the nineteenth century. This film produced by Chicago Public Television includes images and footage from historic excavations as well as Oriental Institute projects currently underway in Turkey and Egypt.
Docents will be available in the galleries for those who wish to explore the Oriental Institute Museum.