James Strange What's in Your Dig Bag

What’s in Your Dig Bag, James R. Strange?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in … Read more

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Part of the ceramic assemblage from the Assyrian destruction layer (after the fifth season). Photograph by Avraham Faust. All rights reserved by the Tel ‘Eton Archaeological Expedition.

Excavating Over Two Thousand Years of History at Tel ‘Eton

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By: Avraham Faust and Hayah Katz

Tel ‘Eton, usually identified with biblical Eglon, is a 6.6 hectare mound located in … Read more

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The reconstructed "solar barge" of Khufu

Land, Water, and Wood: Managing Resources in Ancient and Modern Egypt

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By: Juan Carlos Moreno García

Egypt has the aura of an unchanged landscape. But how much of what we see … Read more

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The monastery of Anba Hadra, west bank of Aswan.

Egyptian Monasticism: The Growth of the Solitary Life

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By: Karel Innemée

Monasticism and asceticism are not exclusive to Christianity. Buddhism has a tradition of monasteries and a life … Read more

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Florence Harding at home in Tientsin. Copyright UCL Institute of Archaeology.

Our Man in Transjordan?

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By: Amara Thornton

The middle decades of the 20th century are often considered a ‘romantic’ era in archaeology. The romance … Read more

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BASOR Article Preview: Food, Economy, and Culture at Tel Dor, Israel

By: Lidar Sapir-Hen, Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University

Our paper, “Food, Economy, and Culture at Tel Dor, Read more

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Morag Kersel in her T3 Tilley Hat.

What’s in your dig bag, Morag Kersel?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Norma Franklin Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Norma Franklin?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Tell en-Nasbeh collar rim jar during excavation. Photograph courtesy of A. Brody.

Genetics and the Archaeology of Ancient Israel

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By: Aaron J. Brody and Roy J. King

Who were the ancient Israelites? This question has been endlessly debated but … Read more

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Transverse Linear Enamel Hypoplasia lines

The Life and Health of Assyrian Queens

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By: Tracy L. Spurrier

“Whomever, in the future, be it a queen who sits on the throne or a palace Read more

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Reaching out to the Public about the Ancient Near East

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By: Amanda H. Podany

The terrible human toll and the recent destruction of archaeological sites have kept the Near East … Read more

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Late Uruk seal showing seated women workers
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Children in Ancient Sumer: How Much Do We Know?

June Ancient Near East TodayBy: Vitali Bartash

Children constitute a large portion of any society. But the meaning of childhood varies from one society … Read more

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The Large Stone Structure in the City of David. Photo by the author.

Reckoning With David In Scholarship and Media

By: Zachary Thomas, Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Oh how the mighty had fallen! As our college … Read more

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Studies on Revealing the Mystery of the Urartian Red Polished Pottery

By: Dr. Atilla Batmaz

To learn how the production chain of the Urartian pottery was, Dr. Atilla Batmaz and his … Read more

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Jenn Thum Poster Reflectance Transformation Imaging

Rediscovery with Reflectance Transformation Imaging – Annual Meeting Poster [VIDEO]

Reading an Old Kingdom Relief in the Haffenreffer Museum, Brown University

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During the Projects on Parade Poster Session at the … Read more

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Samantha Lindgren Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Samantha Lindgren?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Darlene Brooks Hedstrom

From the Nile to the Desert and Back

Writing a New History of Egyptian Monastic Site Formation

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Darlene Brookes Hedstrom, of Wittenberg … Read more

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Yorke Rowan Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Yorke Rowan?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Jody Gordon ASOR AM Mini Alexandrias

Mini-Alexandrias or Local Continuity? [VIDEO]

Architectural Change, Place-Making, and Identity in Ptolemaic Cyprus

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Anyone who has ever been to a conference knows how difficult it … Read more

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Living and Working in the Shadow of the Seven Churches

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By: Mark Wilson

I first came to Turkey in 1992 during my doctoral research on the Book of Revelations. My … Read more

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