The Tomb That Almost Was

This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a tomb supervisor in the Petra North Ridge Project (PNRP) in Petra, Jordan. The Petra North Ridge Project (Facebook Page), co-directed by Dr. Megan Perry and Dr. Tom Parker, consists of the excavation of two different type of structures […]

I’m going on an Adventure!

Ever since I first studied abroad in Sweden, Bilbo Baggin’s quote, “I’m going on an adventure!” has been my theme when traveling. I am so grateful that ASOR and the ASOR donors made it possible for me […]

Philistines and Canaanites and Archaeologists, Oh My!

To give a little background to what I do, bioarchaeology is the study of human remains in an archaeological context. From bones we can discern the […]

Square Supervising 101 at Tell es-Safi/Gath

This summer, I was very fortunate, thanks in a large part of the help of my ASOR Fellowship, to return to the site of Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel, where I worked last summer. The site is located halfway between Jerusalem and Ashkelon. It’s a large, multi-period Tell, perhaps most well known […]

Out of the Library and into the Grid: A Hands On Learning Experience

This summer I had the great privilege of participating in the final dig season for the Leon Levy Expedition at Ashkelon. I am extremely thankful to ASOR’s Heritage […]

Sherds and Crabs in the Omrit Settlement Excavation Project Lab/Registry

My fieldwork this summer took me back to the scenic Hula Valley, in the northeastern reaches of Israel’s Upper Galilee. It is in the Hula, in the foothills of Mount Hermon, where the Omrit […]

Goats, Tabuns, and Mudbrick Collapse: The 2016 Excavation Season at Khirbat Iskander, Jordan

With much appreciation for the ASOR Platt Fellowship, this summer I was able to continue my work with the Khirbat Iskander […]

My Labor-Intensive Summer at Hippos-Sussita

This was my third season working at Hippos-Sussita, under the auspices of the University of Haifa Zinman Institute of Archaeology and in collaboration with partners from Concordia University […]

From Classic(al) Rock to Metal: Material Study at Kınık Höyük (Southern Cappadocia)

Thanks to the generous support provided to me through ASOR’s Shirlee Meyers Fellowship, I was able to embark on a course of material study […]

Have Patience and Dig On!

Dig season 2016 is our 18th at Tall al-‘Umayri (part of the Madaba Plains Project). Over the seasons we have uncovered an intact Early Bronze Age dolmen, a well-preserved Late Bronze Age Temple […]

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