McGuire Gibson

Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology
The Oriental Institute 215
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1968
Teaching at UChicago since 1973

Academic Bio

McGuire Gibson is a leading authority on ancient Mesopotamia. He has done fieldwork in Iraq, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and northeastern Syria.  


Recent & Regularly Taught Courses

  • NEAA 20001/30001 Archaeology of the Ancient Near East 1: Mesopotamia
  • NEAA 20123 Mesopotamian Archaeology
Affiliated Departments and Centers: Oriental Institute
Subject Area: Near Eastern Art and Archaeology