Event Details

Ancient Game Day & Nowruz Celebration

Explore and play ancient games

Play the favorite games of ancient Egypt, Nubia, Mesopotamia, and Persia in the museum galleries. Be the first to play on the OI’s exclusive replicas of the game Hounds and Jackals. Learn the principles of making board games and create your own. Enjoy the stories and games associated with the Persian New Year festival Nowruz.

This is a drop-in program.

For more info, visit:  Oriental Institute Museum


Oriental institute

Oriental Institute Museum
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL  60637



Event Highlights

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  •  March 12, 2016
  •   1:00 pm − 4:00 pm
  •  Age 5 to 18
  •  FREE
  •   Pre-registration Required