Figure 9: The Kimmel Center team at work in Megiddo, Israel. Photo credit: Israel Finkelstein.

Microarchaeology: Seeing More Than What Meets The Eye

By: Michael B. Toffolo, Tel Aviv University

Figure 1: Example of heavily sampled section from the Iron Age levels of Ashkelon, Israel (scale bar: 20 cm). Photo credit: Michael B. Toffolo.

Figure 1: Example of heavily sampled section from the Iron Age levels of

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A Look into Our Past

October is a busy month for the world of Archaeology. There’s the International Archaeology Day (IAD) on October 19th, Archaeological … Read more

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Follow up: The Archaeology of WWI in Palestine

By: Jeffrey A. Blakely

This post is a reply to comments on Jeff Blakely’s previous post The Archaeology of World Read more

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That’s a Wrap

This month we focused on archaeology in the Digital Age, featuring seven posts on new issues arising in the field … Read more

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Turning Dirt into Pixels

By: Colleen Morgan

CLEAN * PHOTOGRAPH * DRAW * LEVEL * RECORD * SAMPLE * DIG * SORT ARTIFACTS * … Read more

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Legacy Excavations and Linked Open Data: A Virtual Vision of Sir Leonard Woolley’s Ur

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Figure 1: Woolley’s large workforce in action

By: W.B. Hafford, University of Pennsylvania

Digital data plays an ever increasing role … Read more

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Living in the Golden Age of Open Access Archaeology

By: Mitch Allen, Left Coast Press, Inc. & Mills College

Arguments over open access in scholarly publishing have crossed … Read more

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Augmented Reality, a New Horizon in Archaeology

By: Stuart Eve, University College London and L – P : Archaeology

Firstly, I would like to thank Jen Fitzgerald … Read more

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

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Figure 1. The entry page of the Virtual World Project website.

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University… Read more

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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 … Read more

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Sustainability at Any Price is not Sustainable: Open Access and Archaeology

By: Eric Kansa, UC Berkeley and OpenContext.org

This blog post looks at the open access debate, and notes how sustainability Read more

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Ethics, Archaeology, and Open Access

By: Eric Kansa

The issue of open access to scholarly works recently gained renewed attention following the tragic suicide of … Read more

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Team Discovers Lost Color on the Arch of Titus’ Menorah

Procession on the Arch of Titus. Image courtesy of Dr. Steven Fine.

From June 5 to 7, 2012 an international

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ASOR Benefits Boston University Students

Inda Omerefendic working on a mailing project in the ASOR office.

Hi!  My name is Inda Omerefendic and I’m a … Read more

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NSF Points to Open Context for Publishing Project Data

The National Science Foundation’s Archaeology Program links to Open Context (http://opencontext.org) as an option for grant seekers to … Read more

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Secrets of The Bible’s Buried Secrets

Contributed by Tristan Barako, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Providence Pictures

When The Bible’s Buried Secrets premiered on PBS this past November, … Read more

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Creating a Digital Archaeology Community around the Mediterranean

Contributed by Thomas E. Levy, Stephen Savage and Chaitan Baru

Over the past five years, there has been a synergy … Read more

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