The University of Chicago Magazine
Future DigChicago artist James Mesplé applies delicate touches to a mural he painted on a 16-foot steel beam. In a March 18 ceremony, the beam was embedded just under the slanted roof of the Oriental Institute's new wing. Although the mural-depicting some of the institute's ancient artifacts-won't be visible, it serves as a time capsule, providing future archaeologists with a message from today.
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