Photographs by Jason Reblando, interviews by Matthew Cunningham, edited by Jack Green and Emily TeeterDownload PDF
Oriental Institute Museum Publications (OIMP) 36
Our Work: Modern Jobs – Ancient Origins is the catalog for a photo-based exhibit that reveals that many modern professions originated in the ancient Middle East. Artifacts from the Oriental Institute Museum were paired with a baker, farmer, manicurist, brewer, poet, boat builder, judge and other professionals to show the antiquity of these jobs. The portraits are accompanied by commentary on the contributions of the ancient Middle East to life today and new insights into how members of the public view their relationship to the past. This volume will be of interest to educators, historians, and those interested in fine-arts photography.
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Table of Contents
- Foreword, Gil J. Stein
- Introduction, Jack Green & Emily Teeter
- The Our Work Photographs, Jason Reblando
- The Our Work Interviews, Matthew Cunningham
- The Photographs
- About the Contributors
- Concordance & Credits
- Our Work: Modern Jobs – Ancient Origins
- Photographs by Jason Reblando, interviews by Matthew Cunningham, edited by Jack Green and Emily Teeter
- Oriental Institute Museum Publications 36
- Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2013
- ISBN-13: 978-1-885923-99-8
- Pp. 128; 24 tintype portraits, 46 illustrations
- 9 x 11.5 inches, paperback
- OIMP 35. Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt. Edited by Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer. 2012.
- OIMP 34. Picturing the Past: Imaging and Imagining the Ancient Middle East. Edited by Jack Green, Emily Teeter, and John A. Larson. 2012.
- OIMP 33. Before the Pyramids: The Origins of Egyptian Civilization. Edited by Emily Teeter. 2011.
- OIMP 32. Visible Language: Inventions of Writing in the Ancient Middle East and Beyond. Edited by Christopher Woods. 2010.
- OIMP 31. Ancient Israel: Highlights from the Collections of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. Gabrielle V. Novacek. 2011.
- OIMP 30. Pioneers to the Past: American Archaeologists in the Middle East, 1919-1920. Edited by Geoff Emberling. Published in 2010.
- OIMP 29. The Life of Meresamun: A Temple Singer in Ancient Egypt. Edited by Emily Teeter and Janet H. Johnson. 2009.
- OIMP 28. Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq’s Past. Edited by Geoff Emberling and Katharyn Hanson, 2008
- OIMP 27. European Cartographers and the Ottoman World, 1500–1750: Maps from the Collection of O. J. Sopranos. Ian Manners. 2007.
This is the catalog for the Oriental Institute Museum Special Exhibit of the same name, on display from November 2, 2007 through March 16, 2008.
- OIMP 26. Daily Life Ornamented: The Medieval Persian City of Rayy. Tanya Treptow. 2007.
- OIMP 25. Embroidering Identities: A Century of Palestinian Clothing. Iman Saca. 2006.
- OIMP 24. Lost Nubia: A Centennial Exhibit of Photographs from the 1905-1907 Egyptian Expedition of the University of Chicago. John A. Larson. 2006.
- OIMP 23. Ancient Egypt: Treasures from the Collection of the Oriental Institute. E. Teeter. 2003.
- Islamic Bindings & Bookmaking. A Catalogue of an Exhibition in the Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago, May 18-August 18, 1981. By Gulnar Bosch, John Carswell, and Guy Petherbridge. Originally published in 1981.
- "The Ancient Near East in the Time of Tutankhamun: A Self-guided Tour. Geoff Emberling and Emily Teeter. Originally published in 2006."
- "Ancient Nubia. Oriental Institute Museum. Originally published in 2006."
- "Artists in Egypt (1920-1935). John Carswell. Originally published in 1991."
- "The Oriental Institute Museum: Highlights from the Collection. Oriental Institute Museum. Originally published in 1989."
- "A Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Oriental Institute of Chicago. Miroslav Krek. Originally published in 1961."
- "Iranian Art at the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago. Designs by Sue Richert. Text by Carl H. Kraeling. Originally published in 1951."
- "The Oriental Institute Handbook and Museum Guide. Oriental Institute Museum. Originally published in 1941."
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