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“Gilgamesh: Civilization vs. Natural World,” Featuring J.J.M. Roberts

“Gilgamesh: Civilization vs. Natural World,” Featuring J.J.M. Roberts

In this episode, ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe spoke with Jimmy Jack McBee Roberts (J. J. M. Roberts) the William Henry Green Professor of Old Testament Li ...

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Managing Egyptian Heritage – A Master Degree offered by the French University in Egypt and Paris 1 Sorbonne Pantheon

Managing Egyptian Heritage – A Master Degree offered by the French University in Egypt and Paris 1 Sorbonne Pantheon

By: Fekri Hassan, Emeritus Petrie Professor of Archaeology, University College London As the winds of political change were sweeping the region, bringing in its wake an unpreceden ...

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“The Legacies of Herod the Great,” featuring Professor Barbara Burrell

“The Legacies of Herod the Great,” featuring Professor Barbara Burrell

Near Eastern Archaeology, Volume 77, Issue 2 was a special issue focusing on Herod the Great. Herod has been described in many ways, from the greatest builder in Jewish history, t ...

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Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) [Videos]

Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) [Videos]

Recently, I met with BU professor, Andrea Berlin, to talk about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP). Started in 2011, the LCP is an open source, interactive website that focuses ...

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“A New Look at an Old Story: the Epic of Gilgamesh,” featuring Dr. Lawson Younger

“A New Look at an Old Story: the Epic of Gilgamesh,” featuring Dr. Lawson Younger

In this episode ASOR's own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talks with Dr. Lawson Younger. Dr. Younger is a professor of Old Testament, Semitic Languages, and Ancient Ne ...

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“The Levantine Ceramics Project – Google for Pottery,” Featuring Professor Andrea Berlin

“The Levantine Ceramics Project – Google for Pottery,” Featuring Professor Andrea Berlin

In this episode we spoke with Professor Andrea Berlin of Boston University about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP). What it is, why it is important, and how you can get involve ...

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Roast and Toast of Retiring Albright Director, Sy Gitin [Video]

Roast and Toast of Retiring Albright Director, Sy Gitin [Video]

Don't forget to check out our YouTube channel ASORtv! Just click the subscribe button below! The above video is the entire, “Roast and Toast.” To see a list of individual speakers ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/13/14

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/13/14

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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FOA Podcast: “Studying Biblical Archaeology and the Humanities,” Featuring Professor Shalom Holtz

FOA Podcast: “Studying Biblical Archaeology and the Humanities,” Featuring Professor Shalom Holtz

In this episode ASOR's own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe discusses the present ups and downs of studying biblical archaeology and the humanities, with author and Yesh ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “State of Biblical Archaeology,” Featuring Professor Richard Friedman

Friends of ASOR Podcast: “State of Biblical Archaeology,” Featuring Professor Richard Friedman

Welcome back to another Friend's of ASOR podcast. In this episode ASOR's own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe spoke with Richard E. Friedman, author and University of Ge ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Archaeological Conservation,” Featuring LeeAnn Barnes Gordon

Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Archaeological Conservation,” Featuring LeeAnn Barnes Gordon

In this episode of the Friends of ASOR podcast, we're talking with certified art conservator LeeAnn Barnes Gordon about the importance of archaeological conservation and how you c ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5/2/14

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5/2/14

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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The “Women in Archaeology” Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania

The “Women in Archaeology” Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania

By: Dr. Yoko Nishimura, Mellon Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow Despite the rainy weather on March 29, 2014, our one-day symposium on “Women in Archaeology” was well-attended and was ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/25/14

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/25/14

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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Friends of ASOR Podcast: Dr. Gary Rendsburg, “Best of Times, Worst of Times”

Friends of ASOR Podcast: Dr. Gary Rendsburg, “Best of Times, Worst of Times”

Listen to ASOR's own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talk with Dr. Gary Rendsburg, about the state of biblical archaeology and the study of the humanities. Dr. Gary Ren ...

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Why We Love Archaeology (And You Should, Too)

Why We Love Archaeology (And You Should, Too)

Archaeology … that’s when people dig in the dirt and find fossils and artifacts that just go in a museum, right? Wrong. It’s so much more than that. So, why is archaeology so impo ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/18/14

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/18/14

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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10 Tips for Packing for a Dig

10 Tips for Packing for a Dig

As the temperature starts to rise outside, many of us will pack our bags and head into the field. In archaeology, summer is a time for excavations and travel. Since a majority of ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Eric Cline

Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Eric Cline

Listen to Dr. Eric Cline talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, and the claims by differe ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Marvin Sweeney

Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Marvin Sweeney

**WARNING THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SPOILERS** Listen to Dr. Marvin Sweeney talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about his reactions to the movie released th ...

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