Adventure time in Jordan

Instead of going back to home in Korea for the summer break, I decided to join my University’s Archaeology/Anthropology Summer Tour in Jordan. I’m not an Archaeology major nor an Anthropology major, but because I started a research under my professor, Oystein LaBianca, who has been in charge of this yearly […]

Pottery and Nottery: Reading Ceramics, Teaching, and Digging at the Huqoq Field School

Since 2011 the Huqoq Excavation Project (HEP) has continued to discover one amazing thing after another. This summer […]

Floating Discoveries on the Mediterranean Sea Coast

This season my fieldwork and dissertation data collection took me to the Mediterranean coast of Israel with the generous support of the ASOR Heritage Excavation Fellowship. I am a paleoethnobotanist […]

Jugs Before Jars, Except After Cars – Shikhin Excavation Project 2016

This year ASOR and its donors gave me the opportunity to participate in my fourth dig season and my first time at Shikhin. Each time I dig, I think I know what to expect, but there are always new situations, new people […]

Paving the Way to an Iron Age Gate: A Glimpse into the 2015 Season at Tall Jalul

It says a lot about a country that teaches every man, woman, and child at least one English phrase – “Welcome to Jordan.” […]

A Different Sort of Community Outreach in Jordan—Building a Museum: the MRAMP Project

The Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum Project (MRAMP) pilot field season […]

2015 Campaign at Kınık Höyük

By: Lorenzo D’Alfonso, Harris Grant Recipient The 2015 campaign at Kınık Höyük (southern Cappadocia, Turkey), covering the two months of June and July, capped off the first 5 year cycle of archaeological investigations at the site (2011-2015). This is significant benchmark for any venture, and is especially so for the project that I direct. For […]

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Looking into the stratigraphy: deep sounding at Kinik Höyük (Southern Cappadocia)

Thanks to ASOR and to ISAW-NYU, this summer I have participated for two months in the excavations at Kinik Höyük, a site located in Southern Cappadocia (Turkey).

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Teaching in the Trenches: The Omrit Fieldschool

By: Kathryn McBride, Member Supported Fellowship Recipient  This was my second year working in the northern Galilee, Israel at the site of Omrit, a project run through the cooperative efforts of five American universities (Carthage College, Williams College, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Queens College-City University of New York, and St. John’s University), in […]

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Field Walking and Drone Flying, the 2015 Survey at Wadi al Ashert

By: Austin “Chad” Hill, 2015 P.E. McAllister Fellowship Recipient This summer, thanks to an ASOR P.E. McAllister Fellowship, I was able to continue working with the Galilee Prehistory Project {GPP) of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. I have been thrilled to be a part of this research program since its inception in 2009. […]

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