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DECEMBER 2005 EVENTS

December 7
1:00 p.m.
"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

December 12
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
(Yale Library Staff only)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(Yale Library Staff only)

December 13
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

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tours:
Registrations are required for all tours.

Lectures:
All lectures are free and open to the public. No reservations required.

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