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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 11-30-12

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 11-30-12

There are easier places to make wine than the spectacular, desolate landscapes of southeast Turkey, but DNA analysis suggests it is here that Stone Age farmers first domesticated ...

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Texts without Qumran and Qumran without Texts: Searching for the Latrines

Texts without Qumran and Qumran without Texts: Searching for the Latrines

By: James D. Tabor, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte  On the other days they dig a small pit, a foot deep, with a paddle of the sort given them when they are first ad ...

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2012 ASOR Annual Meeting Is a Tremendous Success

2012 ASOR Annual Meeting Is a Tremendous Success

The 2012 ASOR Annual Meeting in Chicago breaks records and is a tremendous success! A record 925 ASOR members gathered in Chicago from November 14–17 for the 2012 ASOR Annual Meet ...

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Heritage Fellow’s Experience at Tel Akko

Heritage Fellow’s Experience at Tel Akko

By: Shane Edwards, Claremont Graduate University, 2012 Heritage Fellow I just returned home from a wonderful experience on an archaeological excavation thanks to an ASOR Fellowshi ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup 11-9-12

Archaeology Weekly Roundup 11-9-12

Israeli paleographer Ada Yardeni has recently identified 50 Dead Sea scrolls found near Qumran in Israel as having been penned by the same scribe, a scribe who also penned scrolls ...

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Cyprus: Interconnections in the Late Bronze Age (ca. 1700-1100 BC)

Cyprus: Interconnections in the Late Bronze Age (ca. 1700-1100 BC)

By: A. Bernard Knapp Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, 11 Andreas Demetriou, 1066 Nicosia, Cyprus. Email. Throughout its long prehistory and protohistory, the isl ...

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Cultural Heritage Month Comes to an End

Cultural Heritage Month Comes to an End

We have had a successful October here, with a great range of posts on cultural heritage projects, the idea of heritage itself, and current problems in the field. If you haven’t re ...

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