2015 ASOR Annual Meeting Presentations [VIDEO]

At the 2015 ASOR Annual Meeting, several of our members graciously volunteered to have their presentations recorded for ASORtv. Some presenters met with our Digital Media Specialist to read their papers, and some volunteers were recorded in session […]

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Jenn Thum Poster Reflectance Transformation Imaging

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

This paper presents the contents of the block as revealed through Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and digital epigraphy. The author applied these technologies as part of […]

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Darlene Brooks Hedstrom

From the Nile to the Desert and Back

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Darlene Brookes Hedstrom, of Wittenberg University, met with ASORtv to present her paper, “From the Nile to the Desert and Back: Writing a New History of Egyptian Monastic Site Formation.” She first presented her […]

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Jody Gordon ASOR AM Mini Alexandrias

Mini-Alexandrias or Local Continuity? [VIDEO]

Anyone who has ever been to a conference knows how difficult it can be to eat, let alone fit in all the things you want to do. That’s why we at ASOR are so grateful to all of the volunteers who took time during the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting to meet […]

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Cameron Petrie Radiocarbon dating

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

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Cameron A. Petrie of the University of Cambridge, volunteered to present his paper for ASORtv. “Radiocarbon Dating the Fourth and Third Millennia BCE in Iran: Lessons Learned […]

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Tyrian Purple Pigments

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

His paper, “Setting the Archaeo-Chemical Record Straight Regarding Tyrian Purple Pigments and Dyes,” was engaging, entertaining, informative, and full of […]

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Egyptian Pigment Palette

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

From the Late to Roman Periods (712 BCE–364 CE) through Multispectral Imaging and Technical Analysis. Caroline Roberts was nice enough to volunteer to present her paper for ASORtv. This paper looks at […]

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Jeffrey Zorn Ancient Storage Bins

Bin There, Done That: Storage Bins at Tell en-Nasbeh and the Role of the State

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Jeffrey Zorn of Cornell University presented his paper, “Bin There, Done That: Storage Bins at Tell en-Nasbeh and the Role of the State,” during the Archaeology of […]

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Object Biography and Law Morag Kersel

Changing Lives: Object Biography and Law [Video]

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Morag Kersel presented her paper, “Changing Lives: Object Biography and Law.” She did so during the Object Biography for Archaeologists: A Practical Workshop. The workshop was not just about story-telling, […]

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Sarah Wenner Nabataean and Roman Period

Udhruh and Its Hinterland during the Nabataean and Roman Periods [VIDEO]

In ca. 300 CE, the Roman army built a legionary fortress for the legio VI Ferrata at the site of Udhruh, 15 km east of Petra in southern Jordan. The site’s long history began prior to the construction of the fortress, […]

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Sexual Harassment, Beth Alpert Nakhai, Keeping Fieldwork Safe

Keeping Fieldwork Safe from Sexual Harassment and Physical Violence

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Beth Alpert Nakhai not only chaired the Women at Work: Making One’s Way in the Field of Near Eastern Studies session, but also presented a paper and was a discussant for another […]

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Breaking In: Women’s Representation in Archaeology [VIDEO]

During the Women at Work: Making One’s Way in the Field of Near Eastern Studies session at the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Valerie Schlegel presented as a discussant. Her presentation, “Breaking In: Women’s […]

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Presenting a Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea (TAO)

During the Ancient Inscriptions Diamond 2 session at the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting Bazalel Porten presented his paper, “Presenting a Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea (TAO).” He also took the time to meet […]

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Inscribed Statue Bases from Ptolemaic Alexandria

In spite of the fact that most of the ancient Alexandrian sculptures have been lost due to several factors, the Alexandrian soil has still yielded a considerable number of statue bases, which were discovered scattered in different parts of the city. B. Tkaczow, […]

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Syrian Heritage Initiative Symposium – Luncheon Presentation [VIDEO]

On November 23rd, the Syrian Heritage Initiative hosted a public Symposium at the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The more than 80 attendees included ASOR members, representatives of other groups […]

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Life and Happiness: A Petitionary Reading of the Horizontal Wadi el-Hôl Inscription

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Aren Wilson-Wright presented his paper, “Life and Happiness: A Petitionary Reading of the Horizontal Wadi el-Hôl Inscription.” He also took the […]

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Pathologies by the Bone: Making Meaning from Commingled Remains

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Debra Martin presented the paper, “Pathologies by the Bone: Making Meaning from Commingled Remains at Tell Abraq, UAE (2200–2000 BCE),” during the session on mortuary perspectives […]

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Kani Shaie: An Early Bronze Age Center in the Bazyan Valley, Sulaimaniya

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Steve Renette presented the paper, “Kani Shaie: An Early Bronze Age Center in the Bazyan Valley, Sulaymaniyah,” during the Archaeology of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq […]

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Transcendent Occultation of the Divine in Neo-Babylonian Art [VIDEO]

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting in San Diego, Constance Gane chaired the Archaeology of Mesopotamia session. This session had submissions in all areas illuminated by archaeology that relate to the material […]

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Most Popular ASORtv Videos of 2014

ASORtv now has more than 45 videos available to the public for free. We will continue to upload great content throughout 2015. As we prepare to post more videos, let’s take a look back at the five most popular videos from 2014. What was your […]

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