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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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?

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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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seven churches ANET May

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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Nigin ANET May

Working in Sumer: the New Italian Archaeological Expedition at Nigin, Southern Iraq

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By: Davide Nadali and Andrea Polcaro

Despite Iraq’s troubles, archaeological research continues to expand. The Italian Archeological Expedition to Tell … Read more

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Afghan Cultural Heritage ANET May

Professional Education for Afghan Cultural Heritage Faculty at the University of Arizona

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By: Suzanne E. Bott, R. Brooks Jeffery, Atifa Rawan, and Nancy Odegaard

Archaeologists estimate there are more than 5000 archaeological … Read more

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New Sources and Insights on Judeans in the Babylonian Exile

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By: Yigal Bloch

The biblical books of Kings and Jeremiah present the narrative of the destruction of the kingdom of … Read more

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Cameron Petrie Radiocarbon dating

Radiocarbon Dating the Fourth and Third Millennia BCE in Iran [VIDEO]

Lessons Learned from the ARCANE Project

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Cameron A. Petrie of the University of … Read more

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Mark Schuler Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Mark Schuler?

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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King Herod Trendsetter

BASOR Article Preview: Fit for a King: Architectural Decor in Judaea and Herod as Trendsetter

By: Orit Peleg-Barkat, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University, Mount Scopus 91905, Israel

When I was a teenager I thought … Read more

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Jeff Blakely Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Jeff Blakely?

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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BASOR 371 Article Preview

BASOR Article Preview: Excavations at Caesarea Maritima and the Vardaman Papers

BASOR 371 Article PreviewThe “Rest of the Story”

By: Olin Storvick and Marylinda Govaars

The ancient city of Caesarea Maritima, situated on the … Read more

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Tyrian Purple Pigments

Setting the Archaeo-Chemical Record Straight Regarding Tyrian Purple Pigments and Dyes

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Prior to the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, I never would have thought someone could make snails interesting, but that … Read more

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What's in your dig bag, Aren Maeir

What’s in your dig bag, Aren Maeir?

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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Reconstructed entrance to the Northwest palace. Photograph by the 94th Engineering Battalion, October 2008.

11 Photos from Nimrud

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Reports indicate that ISIS has destroyed portions of the Assyrian city of Nimrud. Photos from 2008-2010 document some of what … Read more

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Apsis mosaic of Santa Pudenziana

What did Jesus look like?

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By: Joan E. Taylor

Everyone knows what Jesus looks like: he is the most painted figure in all of western … Read more

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Egyptian Pigment Palette

Green Pigments: Exploring Changes in the Egyptian Pigment Palette [VIDEO]

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, the Pigments, Paints, and Polychromies in the Ancient Near Eastern Context session was … Read more

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Mesopotamia Map Kozuh

Manager or Miscreant? The Strange Career of Gimillu of Uruk

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By: Michael Kozuh

From around 540 to 520 BC cuneiform texts from the Eanna of Uruk, a temple in southern … Read more

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