The Center of Studies of Ancient Near Eastern History (known by its Spanish acronym CEHAO) is a university-based research institution of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina, focused on the history and archaeology of the Ancient Near East. The CEHAO has many periodical publications. The center's flagship is Antiguo Oriente, an annual peer-reviewed journal. CEHAO also publishes, jointly with the Society of Biblical Literature, the open-access peer-reviewed Ancient Near East Monographs (ANEM). Finally, Damqatum, the newsletter of the center, edits interviews to researchers from different academic fields, and informs about new exhibitions, congresses, seminars and conferences.