A Lamassu Lapel Pin

Submitted by dbrownin on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 18:18

Replica of our own human headed winged bull from Khorsabad, Iraq, 721-705 BC.  Part of the entrance to Sargon II throne room.  pewter with antiqued gold finish. 7/8" wide. tie tack post with butterfly clasp closure


A coloring book of Ancient Egypt

Submitted by dbrownin on Fri, 02/12/2021 - 12:20

48 images to color of famous Egyptian scenes.8.5 x 11". From King Tut and Cleopatra to the dancing girls and Isis.



Submitted by dbrownin on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 19:06

Slightly tapered black ceramic mug with the new Lotus Logo.  12 oz

ISAC Notebook

Submitted by dbrownin on Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:08

Landscape spiral bound Notebook, black with the new gold lotus logo.
Pages with a line grid pattern to facilitate drawing. 7 x 5.25”

ISAC magnet

Submitted by dbrownin on Thu, 09/28/2017 - 18:49

ISAC Magnet with new logo a gold lotus on a black background. 2.5 x 3”

Evans, Aria Jones & the Guardian's Weja When evil threatens the past, Aria and Jagger will risk everything to save the future

Submitted by dbrownin on Thu, 09/28/2017 - 18:35

Just Published!

Autographed by Author.

This fictional story loaded with historical details and ancient actors is geared toward middle school.  Written by Malayna Evans, an OI Alumna with a PhD in Egyptian History from the University of Chicago, it is part of a time travel series where Jagger and his younger sister Aria go on a magical adventure full of gods, mummies and wriggling creatures.






E. F. Schmidt, Persepolis I Structures, Reliefs, Inscriptions

Submitted by dbrownin on Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:47

OIP 68 University of Chicago Press 1953 Out of Print

Everything you would want to know about the remains of Persepolis.  Excellent photographs and drawings.   297 pages, 123 figures, 205 plates, hard bound 12 x 16"

Previously owned by Chauncy Harris



Sugar comes from Arabic

Submitted by dbrownin on Mon, 08/28/2017 - 15:30

Written by Barbara Breasted Whitsides, the grandaughter of James Henry Breasted founder of the Oriental Institute.  We've been told by many that this beginner's guide to Arabic letters and words is quite good, and many who have learned Arabic, wish they had started with this book.  It is spiral bound and comfortably demystifies the Arabic alphabet letter by letter.


Lapis and blue glass cylinders

Submitted by dbrownin on Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:15

Graduated lapis chips seperated by blue glass cylinders.  19" shimers in the light

Strung by The Suq.