DECEMBER 2005 EVENTS
"Yale and the Babylonians"
An exploration of the history of Yale’s involvement with ancient Iraq.
Lecture by Professor Benjamin Foster, William M. Laffan Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature and Curator of the Yale Babylonian Collection
Location: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall
Treasures of the Babylonian and Near Eastern Collections:
Guided tours through the largest assemblage of ancient cuneiform inscriptions in the United States, including inscriptions on clay tablets. The Near East Collection is the oldest, richest and most current collection in United States’ Universities
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Yale Library Staff only)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Yale Library Staff only)
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (open to the public)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (open to the public)
Location: Babylonian Collection in Sterling Memorial Library
Registrations are required for all tours.
All lectures are free and open to the public. No reservations required.