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Samarkand, Central Asia
July 14, 2016
Inspired by her recent journeys, faculty member Karen Polinger Foster has published three photo essays. The first, The Artful Steppe, derives from her May 2014 travels across Central Asia. Through a Persian Looking...
Eckart Frahm and Enrique Jiménez with Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University, Milan, and former Prime Minister of Italy, at West Campus during the U.N. Global Colloquium of University Presidents.
May 30, 2016
In April 2016 Yale University hosted the eighth United Nations Global Colloquium of University Presidents focused on cultural heritage and preservation. As part of the activities planned for this event ancient art...
Cuneiform tablet and commentary translation image by Michael S. Helfenbein, YaleNews, April 2015.
July 19, 2015
In the summer of 2015 the Yale’s Cuneiform Commentaries Project (CCP) directed by Professor Eckart Frahm was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to prepare the online publication of...
The 60th edition of the RAI held in Warsaw, Poland in 2014 was well attended by Yale-affiliated Assyriologists as shown in this photograph.
September 14, 2014
Every year the International Association of Assyriology organizes the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (RAI) conference to bring together Assyriologists from all over the world.  The 60th edition of the RAI...
Alberto Urcia doing GNSS survey at one of the noble tombs in Aswan, Egypt during the 2013 AKAP expedition
August 17, 2014
Through the digital and archaeological work of Alberto Urcia, Associate Research Scientist, Yale-NELC has continued the collaboration with The Aswan-Kom Ombo Archaeological Project (AKAP) which is a joint venture...

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