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Ancient Near Eastern Studies: About

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The Ancient Near Eastern collection in the Library supports the teaching and research interests of the faculty and students in Department of Near Eastern Studies (NES) and the Ancient History and Mediterranean Archeology program.

Areas of interest include: archeology, art, history, languages, and cultures of Ancient Egypt, Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Ancient Iran.

Middle Eastern & Near Eastern Studies Research Guides

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Middle Eastern Studies

This guide gives you a general overview of library resources for Middle Eastern Studies at UCB.

Ancient Near Eastern Studies

This guide provides a general overview of library resources about Ancient Near Eastern studies at UCB.

Middle Eastern Music

This guide gives you an overview about the library resources related to Middle Eastern Music at UCB.

The Middle East in Film

This guide gives you a general overview of library resources for finding films about the Middle Eastern region at UCB.

Middle Eastern & Islamic Art

This guide gives you a general overview of library resources about Middle Eastern & Islamic Art and Architecture at UCB.

Maps and  Data

This guide gives you a general overview of library resources for finding maps and data related to Middle Eastern Studies.

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Near Eastern Studies Department

Berkeley's Near Eastern Studies Department, founded in 1894, is one of the oldest and most distinguished such departments in the country. The Department offers both general instruction and specialized training in Archaeology, Art History, Assyriology, Egyptology, Iranian Studies, Judaic and Islamic Studies, Comparative Semitics, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish.

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