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Audio Lecture: Scanning and Planning: Modern Modes of Watching the Ancient World
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Internationally renowned archaeologist and MacArthur fellow, Susan E. Alcock, Professor of Classics and the Director for the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown...
Audio Lecture: Scanning and Planning: Modern Modes of Watching the Ancient World
Teacher Manual: Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
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Uncover the world of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy through 20 works from the Art Institute's Ancient collection. This extensive manual includes historical essays, discussion questions, classroom...
Teacher Manual: Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
Audio Lecture: The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great
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Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University, cites the Art Institute's Mithradates coin as she unwinds the treacherous tale of Rome's "deadliest" enemy.
Audio Lecture: The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great
Classroom or Home Activity: Building and Engineering Marvels
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Students search for local and national examples of Roman architectural and engineering innovations.
Classroom or Home Activity: Building and Engineering Marvels
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
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Beginning in the 1st century A.D., Roman glassmakers determined that blown-glass vessels could be mass-produced using molds. This method of production, which allowed glass workshops to produce...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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While the Art Institute of Chicago's ancient and Byzantine collection was off view during the construction of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, numerous...
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
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Around 40 B.C. the ancient glass industry changed dramatically with the innovation of blowing glass. By blowing air through a long hollow tub, the glassmaker is able to manipulate the shape of a...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
LaunchPad in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art
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LaunchPad is an engaging multimedia program of digital interpretive materials, which is currently accessible in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art. Sixteen...
LaunchPad in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art
Audio Lecture: Urbs et Orbs—The City and the World in the Roman Triumph
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Scholar Mary Beard from the University of Cambridge, professor and author of The Roman Triumph, reflects on the global character of the Roman Empire. Karen Manchester, chair of the...
Audio Lecture: Urbs et Orbs—The City and the World in the Roman Triumph

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