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LECTURE: Feasting on the High Road: The Median Palace at Godin Tepe

Oriental Institute - Membership Department

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Chicago, IL

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Join Hilary Gopnik from Ancient Mediterranean Studies Emory University for Feasting on the High Road: The Median Palace at Godin Tepe

The horse-riding Medes of the Zagros Mountains of Iran remain one of the enigmas of ancient history. They are best known to us through the colorful anecdotes of Greek historian Herodotus and contemporaneous Assyrian inscriptions. The recent publication of the excavation of the Median citadel-palace at Godin Tepe provides some new, first-hand evidence for the way in which Median leaders negotiated power by entertaining guests in unique columned halls with feasts of suckling pig, lamb, and wine.  

Free and open to public thanks to the generous support of Oriental Institute Members.Reception to follow in the Museum.

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Oriental Institute - Breasted Hall
1155 E 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)


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