DeathtoStock_Wired5

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 … Read more

CONTINUE READING
2013_Felloship_Banner

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 … Read more

CONTINUE READING
2013_Felloship_Banner

The “Earthquake House” in Cyprus

Erin Daughters, Tandy Institute for Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Platt Fellowship Recipient 

Every day at Kourion, Cyprus, thousands … Read more

CONTINUE READING
2013_Felloship_Banner

Journal of a Rowanduz Archaeological Project (RAP) Participant

By: Kyra Kaercher, PhD Candidate and 2013 Platt Fellowship Recipient
Department of Archaeology, Boston University

June 6th, 2013

While waiting … Read more

CONTINUE READING
2013_Felloship_Banner

2013 Platt Fellowship: From Student to Supervisor in Cyprus

By: Lydia Dwyer, 2013 Platt Fellowship Recipient

The ancient city-state of Idalion was once one of the largest copper-producing cities … Read more

CONTINUE READING
banner-2013fellowships-pinkandgreen-5

Recipe for Surviving an Archaeological Excavation

By: Marielle Velander, 2013 Meyers Fellow

I’m already halfway through my three weeks as an archaeologist at Tel Kabri, a … Read more

CONTINUE READING
banner-2013fellowships-pinkandgreen-5

Digging the Iron Age at Bethsaida

By: Olga Goussev-Sushinsky, 2013 Heritage Fellow

For my first archaeological dig, I decided to choose Bethsaida.  The site is located … Read more

CONTINUE READING
banner-2013fellowships-pinkandgreen-5

Excavating Canaanite remains at Tel Jezreel

Motes_1By: Ashley Motes, 2013 Heritage Fellow

From May to June, I spent four weeks at Tel Jezreel in Israel participating … Read more

CONTINUE READING
banner-2013fellowships-pinkandgreen-5

Shalom from Huqoq, Israel!

Hynek_1-Galilee

By: Megan Hynek, 2013 Platt Fellowship recipient

Deciding to dig in Israel was an easy decision. I am currently a … Read more

CONTINUE READING
ANET_July_Banner

Archaeological Field Work in Egypt After the Revolution

Hoffmeier_Fig1

Looting hole at Tell el-Borg. Photo courtesy of James Hoffmeier.

By: James K. Hoffmeier, Trinity International University

 On January 25, … Read more

CONTINUE READING
ANET_July_Banner

Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here’s a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Read more

CONTINUE READING
ANET_July_Banner

The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*

 Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms,” has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is Read more

CONTINUE READING
ANET_Banner_Blog_July23

Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

Frendo_Fig1. Tas-silg aerial

Aerial view of Tas-Silg. 

By: Anthony J. Frendo

The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly … Read more

CONTINUE READING
ANET_Banner_Blog_July23

Archaeology in Lebanon Today: Its Politics and Its Problems

Sader_Fig1

Figure 1. Beirut National Museum was badly damaged during the Lebanese Civil War. Photo courtesy Suzy Hakimian

By: Hélène Sader… Read more

CONTINUE READING
DigitalArchaeology_Banner3

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

CONTINUE READING
DigitalArchaeology_Banner3

Turning Dirt into Pixels

By: Colleen Morgan

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

CONTINUE READING
DigitalArchaeology_Banner3

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

Hafford_191657-small

Figure 1: Woolley’s large workforce in action

By: W.B. Hafford, University of Pennsylvania

Digital data plays an ever increasing role … Read more

CONTINUE READING
DigitalArchaeology_Banner3

The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

Simkins-Roddy_Fig1

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

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

CONTINUE READING
MFM2013_BlogBanner-1

Archaeology Students, the Academic Artists

Justin with Abdel Assez Farouk, Head Kuft and Reis on site.

By: Justin Yoo, 2011 Platt Fellow

I once heard … Read more

CONTINUE READING
AIAR_Reports_Banner-2

The Philistine Remains at Tell es-Safi/Gath: Their Regional and Transcultural Connections with the Aegean and Cyprus

Hitchcock_LBy: Louise Hitchcock, University of Melbourne, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

My sabbatical semester at the Albright resulted in … Read more

CONTINUE READING
Sign in to view all ASOR Blog content!
If you have not set up a username and password for the ASOR Blog, please close this box by clicking anywhere on the screen then go to the Friends of ASOR option in the menu above. If you have forgotten your password, please click the Forgot Login Password option in the above menu.