Gender in Ancient Egypt: Norms, Ambiguities, and Sensualities [PODCAST]

In a recent Friends of ASOR podcast, I spoke with Uroš Matić over Skype about his recent Near Eastern Archaeology 79.3 article, “Gender in Ancient Egypt: Norms, Ambiguities, and […]

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Reduced to Her Bare Essentials [PODCAST]

Budin’s article considers the symbolic meanings of the face, breasts, vulva, and branch images which typify the schematic piriform pendants which first emerged in Tell el-‘Ajjul in the Late Bronze Age and spread […]

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Engendering the Israelite Harvests [PODCAST]

In a recent Friends of ASOR podcast, I called Jennie Ebeling, co-director of the Jezreel Expedition in Israel, to talk about her recent Near Eastern Archaeology 79.3 article, “Engendering the Israelite Harvests.” Her article talks […]

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Crime and Sexual Offense in Hatti [Podcast]

In a recent special Near Eastern Archaeology issue on crime and punishment in the Bible and the Near East, Dr. Ilan Peled authored the article, “Crime and Sexual Offense in Hatti.” I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Peled about crime […]

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An Early Islamic Homicide at Qasr Hallabat, Jordan [PODCAST]

In a recent special Near Eastern Archaeology issue on crime and punishment in the Bible and the Near East, Dr. Megan Perry co-authored the article “An Early Islamic Homicide at Cahser Hallabat, Jordan” with […]

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Violence and the City: On the Yahwist’s Leviathan [PODCAST]

Continuing our look inside the recent special Near Eastern Archaeology issue on crime and punishment in the Bible and the Near East, we spoke with Dr. Robert Kawashima about his article, “Violence and the […]

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Sacred Violence: When Ancient Egyptian Punishment was Dressed in Ritual Trappings [PODCAST]

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with Kerry Muhlestein about his recent Near Eastern Archaeology article, Sacred Violence: When Ancient Egyptian Punishment was Dressed […]

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Virtual Bible Project [PODCAST]

At the 2015 ASOR Annual Meeting, I met with Dr. James Strange and Dr. Daniel Warner to talk about their Virtual Bible Project: Animated Mapping Series. They hope to present on the project at the 2016 ASOR Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas […]

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King Tut – What We Do and Don’t Know With Marianne Eaton-Krauss [Podcast]

In this installment of the Friends of ASOR podcast, I met with Egyptologist and author, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, to discuss King Tut and her upcoming book, The Unknown Tutankhamun — available mid-December […]

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Tim Harrison Sea Peoples Tayinat

Sea Peoples in North Syria and the Mediterranean Coast

Who were the Philistines? The Israelites’ greatest enemy, and their relationship to the Sea Peoples at the end of the Late Bronze Age, continues to fascinate scholars and the public alike. But new interpretations of […]

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archaeology podcast Pyla-Koutsopetria I Archaeological Survey of an Ancient Coastal Town

“Interview with the Author: Pyla-Koutsopetria I,” Featuring William Caraher

In this episode of the Friends of ASOR Podcast, we’re excited to bring you an interview with William Caraher, one of the authors of Pyla-Koutsopetri I: Archaeological Survey of a Ancient Coastal Town. The book […]

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A Bibliography that Matters

In our final podcast introducing the Syrian Heritage Initiative, we’re speaking with former Cultural Heritage Specialist, Kurt Prescott about an important aspect of the Syrian Heritage Initiative … the bibliography. While it may not be as flashy as conservation, maps, or networking by using social […]

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Conservation and Heritage Preservation of the Syrian Heritage Initiative

In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian Heritage Initiative, we’re discussing the preservation projects of the initiative […]

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Heritage Mapping and Data Integration

In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian Heritage Initiative, focusing now on the initiative’s remote sensing, mapping and arches. I’m speaking with Dr. Scott Branting […]

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“Cultural Heritage Monitoring and the Syrian Heritage Initiative,” Featuring Dr. Michael Danti

In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian Heritage Initiative, we spoke with Syrian Heritage Initiative […]

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“Syrian Heritage Initiative a Natural Fit for ASOR,” Featuring Dr. Susan Ackerman

Last year ASOR had two firsts – our first female president, and a $600,000 cooperative agreement with the Department of State. At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, I sat down with ASOR President […]

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FOA Podcast, “A Look Inside BASOR,” Featuring Professors Rollston and Cline

In this episode of the Friends of ASOR podcast, we go behind the scenes for an inside look at the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR). We’re talking with […]

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FOA Podcast: “State of Biblical Archaeology Around the World,” Featuring Dr. Susan Ackerman

In this episode ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe discusses the present ups and downs of studying biblical archaeology and the humanities, with […]

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“Gilgamesh: Civilization vs. Natural World,” Featuring J.J.M. Roberts

In this episode, ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe spoke with Jimmy Jack McBee Roberts (J. J. M. Roberts) the William Henry Green Professor of Old Testament Literature (Emeritus) at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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“The Legacies of Herod the Great,” featuring Professor Barbara Burrell

Near Eastern Archaeology, Volume 77, Issue 2 was a special issue focusing on Herod the Great. Herod has been described in many ways, from the greatest builder in Jewish history, to the slaughterer of innocents. University of Cincinnati professor, Barbara Burrell a call

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