Tuesday , 22 July 2014

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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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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Persia and the East: Relationship between Central Asia and the Achaemenid Empire

Persia and the East: Relationship between Central Asia and the Achaemenid Empire

Wu Xin, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University 2012-2013 Noble Group Fellow W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research During the last decade, t ...

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2013 Expedition to Khirbat Iskandar and its Environs

2013 Expedition to Khirbat Iskandar and its Environs

By: Cassandra Parsons, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient Normally, my response to the typical back-to-school or September-time question—the dreaded “How was your summer?”— is rat ...

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Excavating Village Life in Roman-Period Galilee

Excavating Village Life in Roman-Period Galilee

Alex Ramos, University of Pennsylvania, Platt Fellowship Recipient This summer, I was able to join the Samford University-led excavations of Shikhin, thanks in no small part to th ...

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2013 Platt Fellowship: A Summer at Hippos Sussita

2013 Platt Fellowship: A Summer at Hippos Sussita

Matt Winter, Platt Fellowship Recipient My initial introduction to the site of Hippos Sussita, near Kibbutz Ein Gev in Israel, was one which left me feeling a sense of the grandeu ...

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ASORtv: How the Grants Help

ASORtv: How the Grants Help

When ASOR Director Andy Vaughn traveled to Israel and Jordan in 2012, he met up with recipients of the Platt and Heritage Fellowships. He asked them three questions... What is the ...

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