Chicago Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago

Chicago Oriental instituteAt the Chicago Oriental Institute, Ardon Bar-Hama photographed a collection of archaeological objects dating back to biblical times and found at Megiddo, Israel, in the 1920s . The excavation was funded by John D. Rockefeller and yielded some very important finds. Bar-Hama digitized their Sennacherib Prism, an extra-biblical source describing the Assyrian siege of Jerusalem.