Anthropology Professor William Parkinson Quoted by the Chicago Tribune on the 100th Anniversary of the Oriental Institute

William Parkinson, UIC professor of anthropology and curator at the Field Museum of Natural History, is quoted in a Chicago Tribune article on the 100th anniversary of the Oriental Institute in Chicago and its museum’s highly-regarded, but under-the-radar collection.  “It is one of the finest collections of near Eastern, or southwest Asian and Egyptian, material in the world. And what’s amazing about it, where I get jealous, is they collected it all,” he said. (subscription required)