Tuesday, December 2, 2008
OI in Life Magazine
Google's new collection of scanned images from the Life Magazine collection includes some Oriental Institute related material.
TIME cover 12-14-1931 ill. of leading American Egyptologist James H. Breasted. "The sixth grade class making their annual visit to the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago to establish a first hand feeling for life in ancient Middle East." "Students and instructors standing around ancient relief sculpture of a pair of eunuchs in the Oriental Institute's Assyrian room." "Egyptologist Dr. Charles F. Nims (C) lecturing students at the temple of Amen at Karnak." "Egyptologist Dr. Charles F. Nims (C) lecturing to students at temple of Amen-Ra in Thebes." "Egyptologist Dr. Charles F. Nims lecturing students at the temple of Amen at Karnak." "Dr. Charles F. Nims lectuing students of Int'l School of America at Ave. of Ram-Headed sphinxes near temple of Amen-Ra."