Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Collection Items 23
II: Buildings and Grounds
Exhibit at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute illustrates the workings of business and banking in the Ancient World. Included are: seals used by ancient secretaries to sign letters; and texts on clay that recorded a laundry list noting various articles of clothing, circa 597 BCE; a business letter, circa 1900 BCE; and a banker's list of promissory notes.
Art, Ancient | Literature, Ancient | Exhibits
Photographic prints; 20.0 x 26.0 cm
1155 E. 58th Street | University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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