• Fake tablet. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Payne.
    A Statement on Mesopotamian Antiquities Issues
  • Reconstruction of a reed boat used in experimental voyaging (“papyrella”) (Ayia Napa Museum, Cyprus).
    Beyond the Sea: New Light on Mediterranean Colonization
  • Aerial view of Hasanlu. Hasanlu Project, Courtesy of the Penn Museum.
    Gender and Jewelry at Hasanlu
  • Reconstruction of a four-room house.
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  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Crusader era graffiti
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    Iron Age Bullae from Officialdom’s Periphery: Khirbet Summeily in Broader Context
  • The German Emperor Wilhelm II 1898 in Baalbek. Postcard, Collection Wolf-Dieter Lemke, Berlin.
    Recovering Assur
  • Advertising poster for Exodus: Gods and Kings.
    “In a world where slaves make bricks without straw…”
  • Arch of Titus.
    What did Jewish Priests Wear?
  • Location of Jebel Sinjar showing recent clashes and population displacements.
    Political Landscapes along the Central Euphrates River, Then and Now
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    Cursing in the Ancient Near East
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    Josephus Reconsidered
  • Font of St. Vitalis from Sbeitla in Tunisia showing elaborate decoration.
    A New Look at Baptism
  • Ur III list of barley rations to adults and children.
    Children in the Ancient Near East
  • The site of Tell Deir ‘Alla in Jordan. Photo: © Lucas Petit.
    The Dutch and the Ancient Near East
  • Mass grave in cave Lachish showing skulls of some individuals buried after the Assyrian conquest of Lachish under Sennacherib in 701 BC (from Lachish III, Pl. 4).
    Horrors of War in the Ancient Near East
  • Saladin-citadel
    7 Things You Should Know About ASOR’s Syrian Heritage Initiative
  • The 2014 RAP excavations at Gird-i Dasht showing Islamic fortifications of the early modern era at the mound’s summit.
    Kurdistan 2014: Archaeology amid Uncertainty

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