Colourised drawing of a hall in the palace of Nineveh. From: The Monuments of Nineveh by Sir Austen Henry Layard, 1853

The Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

The field of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Assyriology) is dedicated to the research of the history, languages, and cultures of the Near East from the 4th to the end of the 1st millennium BCE.

Section of a Neo Assyrian relief showing two servants carrying a table. Photo: Colourbox
Work space in the journal room of the library for Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Photo: Janine Wende
Portrait photo of Friedrich Delitzsch. Photo: Rudolf Dührkoop. Wikimedia Commons.
Sealed legal document from Nuzi (SIL 316). Photo: Altorientalisches Institut
Leipziger Altorientalistische Studien Volume 1, Cover section. Image: Harrassowitz-Verlag
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Daniela Seifert

Secretary

Altorientalistik
Kroch-Hochhaus
Goethestraße 2, Room 712
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37020
Fax: +49 341 97-37047