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Jean Evans

Chief Curator and Deputy Director; Research Associate
Oriental Institute Museum
University of Chicago


Chicago, IL, USA


Dr. Jean M. Evans, now at the Oriental Institute, was a member of the curatorial staff at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1999–2008. Her research focuses on the religious material culture of Mesopotamia during the third millennium BC, and she is the author of The Lives of Sumerian Sculpture: An Archaeology of the Early Dynastic Temple (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

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