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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-25-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 10-25-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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A Look into Our Past

A Look into Our Past

October is a busy month for the world of Archaeology. There’s the International Archaeology Day (IAD) on October 19th, Archaeological Institute of America’s (AIA) Archaeology Day ...

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An Afternoon at the Museum – The Dead Sea Scrolls

An Afternoon at the Museum – The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Kaitlynn Anderson Saturday, September 21st, was a beautifully sunny, breezy day. I gathered my equipment and headed off to Westborough, MA. My plan? To see Dr. Eric Meyers lec ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-06-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 9-06-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-30-2013

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-30-2013

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-23-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-23-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don't worry. We've rounded up some of this week's archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-16-13

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-16-13

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don't worry. We've rounded up this weeks archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed any majo ...

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Recipe for Surviving an Archaeological Excavation

Recipe for Surviving an Archaeological Excavation

By: Marielle Velander, 2013 Meyers Fellow I’m already halfway through my three weeks as an archaeologist at Tel Kabri, a Middle Bronze Age palace in northwestern Israel, my partic ...

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Digging the Iron Age at Bethsaida

Digging the Iron Age at Bethsaida

By: Olga Goussev-Sushinsky, 2013 Heritage Fellow For my first archaeological dig, I decided to choose Bethsaida.  The site is located at north-east shore of the Sea of Galilee and ...

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Excavating Canaanite remains at Tel Jezreel

Excavating Canaanite remains at Tel Jezreel

By: Ashley Motes, 2013 Heritage Fellow From May to June, I spent four weeks at Tel Jezreel in Israel participating in the Jezreel Expedition. Norma Franklin of Zinman Institute of ...

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Shalom from Huqoq, Israel!

Shalom from Huqoq, Israel!

By: Megan Hynek, 2013 Platt Fellowship recipient Deciding to dig in Israel was an easy decision. I am currently a fourth year archaeology student at the University of North Caroli ...

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Archaeological Field Work in Egypt After the Revolution

Archaeological Field Work in Egypt After the Revolution

By: James K. Hoffmeier, Trinity International University  On January 25, 2011 the Egyptian revolution that toppled the thirty-year dictatorial reign of Hosni Mubarak began. On Feb ...

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here's a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Middle and Late Bronze Ages. Smaller versions of some of the i ...

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*  Hazor, "the head of all those kingdoms," has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is the largest tell in the Southern Levant, and a city ...

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A Toast to Our Fermented Past: Case Studies in the Experimental Archaeology of Alcoholic Beverages

A Toast to Our Fermented Past: Case Studies in the Experimental Archaeology of Alcoholic Beverages

By: Kevin M. Cullen  Archaeologists and historians are constantly in pursuit of the tangible human past, whether it is in the form of material culture or primary written sources.  ...

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The Big Dig Video Roundup

The Big Dig Video Roundup

Sites and Finds Deep Time at Tall Hisban, Jordan In Focus: Abel Beth Maacah ...

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Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

By: Anthony J. Frendo The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly midway between the eastern and the western Mediterranean Sea, and betwee ...

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Biomolecular Archaeology & the Westward Spread of Wine

Biomolecular Archaeology & the Westward Spread of Wine

From the Penn Museum France is renowned the world over as a leader in the crafts of viticulture and winemaking—but the beginnings of French viniculture have been largely unknown, ...

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Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

By: Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Ph.D., William Jessup University It is an understatement to say that within US culture there is a keen interest in food. Turn on any TV and one will se ...

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That’s a Wrap

That’s a Wrap

This month we focused on archaeology in the Digital Age, featuring seven posts on new issues arising in the field such as open access in academic publishing and incorporating new ...

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