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our position both at home and abroad has been strengthened by the competence of our staff members and by the assistance we have received from many hands. Needless to say. now shares significantly in all we do. partly because of the complications developing on the political scene and partly because of the growing interest in the monuments and the study of the ancient past. we have been deeply concerned in and affected by these developments. therefore. John D. With the use of these funds. Happily. Indeed.. the interest and support shown by our Chicago members and friends played no small part in making available to us the gift of Mr.uchicago. Rockefeller. contributions from University funds. we have become increasingly active in different types of enterprises and in new areas in the field. The membership.edu From the Director's Study 'NCE MORE IT IS A PLEASURE to greet the members and friends of the Oriental Institute and to give them a few glimpses into the work it has been doing increasingly w i t h their help and their support.oi. 1956-57 marked the first year in which an arrangement worked out w i t h the Chancellor of the University of Chicago made it possible for us to draw our support proportionately from endowment income. Jr. We have been Scarabs . a special gift from Mr. In many respects the year 1956-57 was of crucial importance for those concerned w i t h the Near East. and a matching contribution from our Membership Income Fund. Rockefeller.

KRAELING Director . The tempo of our activity has been stepped up.uchicago.oi. We have developed educational contacts between our Museum and the schools of the Greater Chicago area. We have enriched the holdings of our Museum. V CARL H. We have entered upon an arrangement w i t h the University Press that facilitates and hastens the publication of our books.edu able to recruit a small number of new staff members in the junior brackets. Ways and means have been found for the exchange of visits between our staff members and the scholars of other institutions at home and abroad. and we can already foresee a still faster tempo in the coming year.

Robert M. Dr. of Chicago. and Mrs. the Institute's work in its chosen field. The work was intended to reconstruct and delineate on the map the ancient irrigation canal systems upon which the economy of the cities and towns depended and to determine from observation what could be discovered about the M N SPITE OF DISTURBED I . and Mrs. scarcity of materials.. Hughes and Dr.uchicago. Nims and one artist w h o is a resident of Egypt. In Iraq the Institute joined w i t h the American Schools of Oriental Research to undertake a survey of the ancient mounds between the Tigris and Euphrates in the area south of Baghdad.oi. In Egypt the size of the Epigraphic Survey staff was cut in half by the inability of our three British artists and our British engineer to join the group. This reduced the scope of our efforts. Vaughn Crawford of Yale University. They used the quiet winter to tackle the particularly difficult job of tracing the inscriptions on the round columns in the hypostyle hall of the Temple of Ramses III at Medinet Habu and have the satisfaction of knowing that these materials. w h o was assisted by Dr. Jr. and tightening controls. the Near East. Adams. continued during the year 1956-57 almost as planned. rising prices for services. inaccessible to photography. but our American staff members. remained at Chicago House even when bombs were falling on the Luxor airport. have now been recorded. The survey team was led by Dr.edu political conditions.

photographed. The work adds effectively to our knowledge of residence construction. so that its publication can now be undertaken. Requiring continuous bone-shattering overland travel in jeeps and week.and month-long absences from centers of civilization.oi. Excavations at Tolmeita. such as the Romans and the Byzantines after them enjoyed and used also for social and municipal purposes. Libya . Simultaneously. The spring months of 1957 saw an Institute expedition return to Libya for further work at the Ptolemaic city site of Tolmeita in Cyrenaica.uchicago.edu ecology of the great urban development in southern Mesopotamia in earliest times. excavation was begun in another important building located in the central part of the ancient city. the enterprise was an epic of grit and physical endurance and has proved of great importance not only to scholarship but also to the Iraq government in its efforts to increase the present-day economic potential of the country. Here a villa of the early Roman period. It was discovered that the large lounge or grand foyer of the bath had been adorned w i t h a number of marble statues. of the use of geometric and pictorial floor mosaics. and of the character of wall painting in this region. This proved to have been a public bath. which had been partly excavated during the spring of 1956. Several of these have been assigned to the Institute in the division of finds and will be mounted in the Institute Museum. was completely cleared. and drawn.

Classrooms. our twenty-five staff members participate in the educational life of the academic community to which they belong. and an amazing variety of oriental languages. At our home base. all tools needed for proficiency and leadership in the rediscovery and interpretation of the ancient world. ancient art. At our Chicago headquarters all the objects. a bead found in the excavation of a given room in an old Sumerian temple in 1935. Breasted Hall (see Cover). studied. slide and study collections of original materials. the University of Chicago. and photographs of the field expeditions are received. and necessarily. Such are the great projects of preparing the material for the first real Assyrian Dictionary. Using original materials produced by the excavations and the research activities of institutions the world over. a photograph of a painted jar from a given stratum of a mound in Iran. or the height above datum of a floor in a Hittite building in Turkey. the . Fortunately. drawings.HE FACT THAT THE NEAR EAST i Y/yOffc . Here they act as teachers of students at the coll e £ e a n d graduate levels. giving instruction in history.uchicago. processed. Cvv f—j f)/yy)P is the Oriental Institute's laboratory does not ^tnean that all our work is done overseas.edu mr* . we engage in research enterprises at home quite as important as those undertaken in the field. we have a home base and are an integral part of a great educational and research organism. and a library are on hand for their use. archeology. the large collection of Egyptian Coffin Texts. at a moment's notice. and stored—a complicated enterprise. records. Our inventories permit us to locate.oi.

The ultimate purpose of all our work is publication. One book by an Institute author was published this year in Arabic translation. institutional. is a beehive of activity. diplomatic.uchicago. You can imagine that our Editorial Office.edu edition of the Book of the Dead.oi. Four important volumes were issued in 195657. But it is not only our own projects that are served and serviced from Chicago but also those of others. personal. pricing. another is being translated into Iranian. A new contract between ourselves and the University of Chicago Press once more gives us complete control over the production. and achievements. and distribution of our many books. w i t h over a hundred and fifty important volumes to our credit (ask for our catalogue). and in this we have a high and enviable reputation. its purposes. We perform extensive services for those w h o are in the process of preparing or illustrating books. promotional. and international receive such attention as time may afford for the strengthening of the entire working organism. Here questions great and small. historical. five others are in preparation. In the administrative offices the far-flung threads of our enterprise and the intricate web of our relationships are held together and brought to a focal point. We provide services and information to scholars and educational institutions without cost and to commercial publishers for a fee. t w o have been reprinted. where all manuscripts are processed and proofread. and the supply of twenty titles that were " out of stock" has been replenished by adding to the bound copies. Recent Institute publications z X H < O mPQ iQ o Museum lei of Nippur foundation deposit^ Institute .

to help determine procedures for restoring the ancient productivity of the country by new irrigation systems. created by Mr. where we are not currently excavating. a venture in " a p plied archeology.edu A N A U G U R A T E D WHEN DISTANCE was much more of an obstacle than it is today.oi.uchicago. Rockefeller.. in the past year the Institute was invited by the Development Board of the Iraq Government to undertake a study of ancient irrigation systems in the Diyala basin at its expense and in its behalf. This is a new venture. I . In the Near East our staff members and representatives have been and still are hospitably received everywhere. institutions." in which we are happy to participate. Indeed. we are nonetheless involved in the affairs of the Palestine Archaeological Museum. The reputation for integrity and responsible action which the Institute won for itself in its outreach during the days of Professor Breasted it has happily been able to maintain through the succeeding years. John D. and agencies in many phases of the social spectrum throughout the world. In Jordan. the direct contact which the Oriental Institute has maintained over the years w i t h even the most remote corners of the Near East is symbolic of one of the fundamental facets of its life—its continuous and close relationship w i t h individuals. and in the study of the Dead Sea Scroll materials through an international group of scholars. In Egypt the Ministry of Education and the Foreign Office have agreed to admit to the country for the 1957-58 season those members of our expedition w h o are British subjects. Jr.

In the summer of 1957 a goodly delegation of our scholars will attend the International Congress of Orientalists at Munich. Contacts are maintained in France w i t h the national Commission des Fouilles and w i t h the Union Internationale Academique. the Museum of Natural History. thanks to the help of the membership. Individual scholars of our staff join in projects conducted in other universities.oi. and in Italy. which has sponsored our Assyrian Dictionary abroad. as occasion permits. while staff members from other universities come here to work w i t h us for long and short periods of time. and such institutions as the Newberry Library. A home the Institute continues to work closely w i t h other institutions. w i t h the University Museum of Philadelphia. .edu In England we have for many years been working closely w i t h the Egypt Exploration Society. in the life of the Art Institute. with the Deutsches Archaologisches Institut. and w i t h other institutions. In w h a t is said about the Institute Museum below some idea is given of our efforts to reach out to the grade and high schools of Greater Chicago. in Germany. We have had many joint expeditions during the years. w i t h the American Schools of Oriental Research. Through our staff members we are represented on all the national learned societies in our field and w i t h the councils that bring the action of national societies to high-level focus.uchicago. w i t h the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. w i t h the Instituto Pontificio Biblico. In Chicago our staff members participate.

HOUGH HIGHLY SPECIALIZED. and religion at t h e many levels of education. art.608 in 1956-57. Important in this connection were t h e new finds from Nippur.uchicago. t h e Institute Museum makes an important contribution t o t h e mid western scene as the finest collection of objects of Near Eastern art and archeology this side of the Appalachians. Number of persons.634 High Schools 35 1. were given special attention. Here are t h e statistics on visits t o the Museum by school groups: Grade Schools Number of groups.800 Totals 166 5. particularly in t h e lack of space for exhibits and project workshops for t h e younger of t h e children's groups.oi. The work did point up some of t h e shortcomings of t h e Institute for this educational program. such as the Evanston Study Group and the Comptrollers Association of America. was taken w i t h t h e appointment of a Docent w h o was available for guided tours of t h e Museum and through w h o m an initial effort was made t o increase its use by schools in t h e Greater Chicago area. long overdue. Attendance increased from 39. though groups from other institutions were accommodated on equal terms upon their own application. indicating that t h e collections of the Museum can readily be correlated w i t h t h e study of history. The scope of the Docent's work was necessarily limited in this first year t o t h e more accessible of t h e private schools in our midst. 48 1. An important new step.389 College and Seminary 13 328 Other Institutions 70 1. The Museum has continued to improve its holdings and to expand its services t o t h e Greater Chicago community.edu J/]f ^ . t h e largest number came from t h e archeological expeditions of t h e Institute itself. There was a steady flow of distinguished visitors. geography. including t h e .151 These results are highly gratifying. As usual. Invited groups. During t h e year many new objects were added t o t h e Museum Collections. society.190 in 1955-56 to 43.

More extensive funds for the purchase of particularly rare pieces of ancient oriental art coming to our attention through dealers are also high on the list of continuing needs.uchicago. special assistance was given by volunteer workers. Mrs. Chauncey Borland.edu foundation deposits in bronze and stone from the Temple of Inanna built by Urnammu and Shulgi. t w o bronze oxen from Anatolia. A special gift to the Institute from a member of its Visiting Committee made possible a study of ways and means of improving the exhibition of the Khorsabad reliefs in the Assyrian Hall. Professor Delougaz. a rare glazed terra-cotta statuette of a rider from Egypt. installations that would provide for the study of ancient pottery materials by advanced students in archeology—a special pottery laboratory. Lee Strohl of Chicago. 1957. Their services are greatly appreciated. Museums must grow and move w i t h the times. Somehow. as well as in the administration of the Membership program.and high-school student groups. An important collection of ancient pottery from Cyprus was obtained by exchange w i t h the local Department of Antiquities and was exhibited in January. Valuable objects of art in bronze and gold—a gold bracelet.oi. and several cylinder seals. John Livingood of Hinsdale and Mrs. In the workshops of the Museum and the Institute. purchased for the Museum a significant terra-cotta mold. With money from Membership Income the Curator. especially those of the more highly specialized type. Theodore Tieken and Mrs. That the Museum needs to expand its facilities to serve its educational and research functions is becoming increasingly clear as more and more use of them is made. and a silver ax—came as the gift of Mrs. a sculptured ram. above all. In the basement are needed. Consultation was had with the Consulting Architect of the University. ways must be found to increase the general exhibition space and to provide special exhibitions and project workrooms for grade. E. and the matter is under advisement by the Visiting Committee. . a gold ring.

etc $ 4.41 405.27 .200. JOHN ALDEN CARPENTER MRS.89 $ 8.339. WEBSTER I O R I E N T A L INSTITUTE MEMBERSHIP F U N D CONDENSED STATEMENT Balance: July 1. Of t h e always-popular Newsletter.11 124.200. regular Membership Income was devoted to similar purposes w i t h the approval of the Institute's Visiting Committee. consisted this past year of the following: JOHN NUVEEN.28 Total Income Expenditures: Contribution to Institute budget Purchase of objects for Museum Publication of Institute monograph Building improvements Entertainment Visits by scholars from other institutions Lectures.499.499. ROBERT MCCORMICK ADAMS MRS.00 295. SMITH CHESTER D.060. The lectures were consistently well attended. The Visiting Committee.00 2.16 14. 1956 Income: Dues paid by Members Other gifts Fees. mimeographing.09 1.370.62 $17.951.151. Income from dues and gifts has more than kept pace.05 963. GEORGE G.652.000.43 33. postage Institute scholars' attendance at congresses Miscellaneous Total Expenditures Balance: June 30. RODERICK S.969.uchicago. as the accompanying list of names indicates. EDWIN SEIPP MRS. appointed by the University's Board of Trustees. w i t h the usual reception following the opening lecture of the season. presenting the most recent discoveries in the Near Eastern field.94 28.32 2. Membership program Printing.96 $33.869. Members received during the year the excellent reproductions of some of our Egyptian Tomb Paintings printed in Germany as well as reprints of an article dealing w i t h the Achaemenean Gold Treasure in our Museum. 1957 Gift for Restricted Purpose Operating Balance $ 9. SCHMIDT HERMON D.55 $23. TRIPP RODERICK S.55 $ 7. TIFFANY BLAKE MRS. twelve were circulated during the year in spite of a black-out in communications w i t h the Near East during the fall of 1956.oi. royalties. EARLE LUDGIN MRS. Co-chairman MRS.981.71 17. WEBSTER MRS. GUSTAVUS F. PHILLIP MILLER MRS.38 289.edu _N THE YEAR 1956-57 Oriental Institute membership has again grown. thanks to the generosity of our Members.390. Chairman ALVIN BASTIEN HOWARD GOODMAN WALTER PAEPCKE ERNEST QUANTRELL RICHARD E. SWIFT.28 $41. Special gifts by Members added to our photographic equipment and made possible enterprises and activities not provided for by the Institute budget. Lectures were held each month during the academic year.00 500. CAMERON MRS.95 91.

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