Close-up of John Mark Wade uncovering ashy layer.

Fellowship Report: Archaeology, Photography, Culture

*This scholarship was made possible by donations made to the 2014 scholarship drive. Donate today.

By: Timothy Snow, Heritage Excavation

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Karak Resources Project: 2014 Excavation at Mudaybi, Jordan

By: J. Dwayne Howell, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Campbellsville University

Sunrise on the Fajj al-Usaykir.

Sunrise on the Fajj al-Usaykir.

Mudaybi, Jordan is … Read more

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My Time with the Associates for Biblical Research at Khirbet el Maqatir in Israel

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By: Matt Glassman, 3rd year

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Andrews University Sicily Excavation

By: Joel E. Lisboa, Andrews University, Platt Fellowship 2014

Studying archaeology, reading books related to the subject, and obtaining good … Read more

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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

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Gold solidus of Constantius II, with the bust of the emperor wearing military dress and helmet, with a spear and shield. 351–355 CE.

Coins and Plain Wares at Kourion’s Amathous Gate Cemetery

By: Anne Destrooper-Georgiades, Smadar Gabrieli and Michael Given

Dr. Anne Destrooper-Georgiades at work in the Kourion House Museum in Episkopi.

Dr. Anne Destrooper-Georgiades at work in the Kourion House Museum in Episkopi.

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Digging at a Copper Mining Region in Southern Jordan

By: Juan Manuel Tebes, Catholic University of Argentina,
University of Buenos Aires, National Research Council
Platt Fellowship Recipient

Thanks to … Read more

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DIGGING UP ABEL-BETH-MAACAH

By: Rimon Armaly, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient

In the 2013 season, I participated in a dig at Abel-Beth-Maacah. I am … Read more

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Ad-Deir Plateau Archaeological Survey

By: Daniel King, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient

This past May, I participated in an archaeological survey of the Ad-Deir Plateau … Read more

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2013 Expedition to Khirbat Iskandar and its Environs

By: Cassandra Parsons, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient

Normally, my response to the typical back-to-school or September-time question—the dreaded “How was … Read more

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The Value of Bricks

By: M. Barbara Reeves, 2013 Harris Grant recipient

Bricks don’t get a lot of respect as artifacts. Perhaps it’s because … Read more

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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

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2013 Platt Fellowship: A Summer at Hippos Sussita

Matt Winter, Platt Fellowship Recipient

My initial introduction to the site of Hippos Sussita, near Kibbutz Ein Gev in Israel, … Read more

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ASORtv: How the Grants Help

When ASOR Director Andy Vaughn traveled to Israel and Jordan in 2012, he met up with recipients of the PlattRead more

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Jefferson Travels: Kibbutz Ruhama

By: Jeff Porter, Heritage Fellowship Recipient 

Among the bustling crowd–the ruby-eyed transients who resemble prisoners more than Porter 1travelers, gang of … Read more

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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

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Pottery and the Petra Garden and Pool Complex (PGPC) Excavation

By: Sarah Wenner, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient 

This summer was one of the busiest and most exciting I have ever … Read more

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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

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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

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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

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