Sunday , 20 April 2014

Women in Archaeology

Women in Archaeology

By: Dr. Nancy Serwint, Associate Professor, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Arizona State University I have always thought that the sandbox of archaeology was big enou ...

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Breaking In: Women’s Representation in Archaeology

Breaking In: Women’s Representation in Archaeology

By: Valerie Schlegel Undergraduate Judaic Studies Major at The University of Arizona March is Women’s History Month, which highlights the achievements women have made in a variety ...

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Coins and Plain Wares at Kourion’s Amathous Gate Cemetery

Coins and Plain Wares at Kourion’s Amathous Gate Cemetery

By: Anne Destrooper-Georgiades, Smadar Gabrieli and Michael Given One of the most striking features of the Greco-Roman city of Kourion  on the south coast of Cyprus is the cemeter ...

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The “Earthquake House” in Cyprus

The “Earthquake House” in Cyprus

Erin Daughters, Tandy Institute for Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Platt Fellowship Recipient  Every day at Kourion, Cyprus, thousands of tourists arriv ...

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2013 Platt Fellowship: From Student to Supervisor in Cyprus

2013 Platt Fellowship: From Student to Supervisor in Cyprus

By: Lydia Dwyer, 2013 Platt Fellowship Recipient The ancient city-state of Idalion was once one of the largest copper-producing cities on Cyprus. The volcanic hills of the island ...

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iPads in the Field and Reflections on Archaeology’s Digital Future

iPads in the Field and Reflections on Archaeology’s Digital Future

By: William Caraher, University of North Dakota This past summer my excavation on Cyprus experimented with using iPads to document our excavations in the field. Since 2003, I have ...

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Archaeology after the Arab Spring

Archaeology after the Arab Spring

By: Jesse Casana The transformative political events in the Middle East over the past two years have had, among many other unexpected outcomes, profound effects on the direction o ...

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With ASOR’s Help No Need to Stowaway

With ASOR’s Help No Need to Stowaway

By: Sara Rich, 2012 Platt Fellow, Mazotos Shipwreck Excavation, Cyprus Last summer, I received a Platt Foundation Fellowship to return for the third season of the Mazotos Shipwrec ...

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

By: John C. Franklin, University of Vermont, AIAR Annual Professor Kinyras is the legendary king of Cyprus, generally known only for his incestuous seduction by his daughter Myrrh ...

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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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Heritage Fellow Ground Truthing on Cyprus

Heritage Fellow Ground Truthing on Cyprus

By: Micaela Carignano, 2012 Heritage Fellow This summer, thanks to an ASOR Heritage Fellowship, I traveled to Cyprus to participate in the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments ...

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Platt Fellow Uncovers 19th Century Excavation in Bronze Age Site

Platt Fellow Uncovers 19th Century Excavation in Bronze Age Site

By: Carrie Fulton, 2012 Platt Fellow In 1897, an expedition by the British Museum to Cyprus opened a number of pits in search of tombs in the lower Maroni Valley at Tsaroukkas, re ...

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Platt Fellow at the Mazotos Shipwreck Excavation, Cyprus

Platt Fellow at the Mazotos Shipwreck Excavation, Cyprus

By: Sara Rich, University of Leuven, 2012 Platt Fellow I'd like to tell you about my best day in the field – ever. Honestly, between the promise of keel wood and the dolphins, the ...

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Platt Fellow Sean McGrath Describes his Summer with Lycoming College’s Expedition to Idalion, Cyprus

Platt Fellow Sean McGrath Describes his Summer with Lycoming College’s Expedition to Idalion, Cyprus

Thanks to a generous Platt Fellowship from ASOR, I was able to participate this summer as a square supervisor in Lycoming College's Expedition to Idalion, Cyprus. Since the late 1 ...

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Update on ASOR’s strategic plan

Update on ASOR’s strategic plan

Strategic plan adopted by ASOR board. It is with great pleasure we announce that on April 24, 2010, the ASOR board of trustees unanimously adopted the “Strategic Plan as a bluep ...

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