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Service Update: Spring 2022

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is open only to ISAW community members. Services and assistance are available via remote help at:

For further information please visit the Libraries’ NYU Returns page.

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) Library supports both the core academic areas represented by the ISAW faculty and students, as well as the interdisciplinary, cross-boundary approach to the ancient world that lies at the center of ISAW’s intellectual mission.

Particular areas of strength therefore include: Greek and Roman material culture and history; Papyrology; Egyptology; Mesopotamian Archaeology and Assyriology; Central Asia and Iran; and Early China.

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