Prof. Benjamin Sass, Tel Aviv University, has posted a reply to proposals made about Taita, King of Palistin in a recent issue of NEA (72/4). Sass’ response is found online in the “Dig-it-al NEA” section of ASOR website. This online supplement to NEA is free: http://www.asor.org/pubs/nea/dig-it-al-nea.html You may access the table of contents of NEA […]
JCS (Journal of Cuneiform Studies) 62 (2010) ASOR is pleased to announce that JCS 62 (2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. You may access the table of contents here: http://www.atypon-link.com/ASOR/toc/jocs/62/2010 The issue contains articles by Massimo Maiocchi, Sarood T. Mohammed Taher, Gonzalo Rubio, Thomas E. Balke, Paul Delnero, CÃ©cile Michel, Jan Tavernier, […]
Strategic plan adopted by ASOR board. It is with great pleasure we announce that on April 24, 2010, the ASOR board of trustees unanimously adopted the â€œStrategic Plan as a blueprint to move ASOR forward.â€ A considerable amount of work has been done by the Strategic Planning Task Force that was chaired by ASOR President […]
Back issues of BASOR available to current ASOR members (professional, retired, or student) at steep discounts. Option #1: Purchase as many individual volumes as you wish from the available sets listed below (subject to availability) for $5 for each volume plus shipping (see below). Please send a list of your needs toÂ email@example.com (or call 617-358-4376), […]
We are pleased to announce that ASOR has an opening for a director of subscriptions, memberships, and publications services. This is a vital position for ASOR, and we ask your help in soliciting applications and nominations. Please see the URL below for details about this position:http://www.asor.org/updates/job-opening-announce.html
Near Eastern Archaeology 73.1 ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 73.1 (March 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. The issue contains a feature article by A. Burke and K. Lords as well as articles S. Savage, A. Al-Shorman, C. Luckey, and K. Rask. You may access the table of contents here: […]
Tim Harrison on CTV: http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100429/noahs-ark-found-100429/20100429?hub=CanadaAMV2 Eric Cline on Fox News:Â http://video.foxnews.com/v/4171840/wheres-the-actual-site Eric Cline in Time Magazine:Â http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1985830,00.html Robert Cargill at RobertCargill:Â http://robertcargill.com/2010/04/28/no-you-didnt-find-noahs-ark/
BASOR 357 (Feb 2010) ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 357 (February 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. You may access the table of contents here: http://www.atypon-link.com/ASOR/toc/basor/357/february+2010 The issue contains articles by Maysoon al-Nahar, Christopher M. Monroe, Gideon Avni, and Asa Eger. As a reminder, the last 3+ years of ASOR […]
ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 72.4 (December 2009) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. The issue focuses on the Hittite world and contains articles by J. David Hawkins, Timothy P. Harrison, Kay Kohlmeyer, and David Schloen and Amir Fink. You may access the table of contents here: http://www.atypon-link.com/ASOR/toc/nea/2009/72/4 As a reminder, […]
Posted byÂ Kelley Bazydlo We are happy to announce that the UPDATEDÂ Call for Papers for ASOR’s 2010 Annual Meeting is now onÂ ASORâ€™s web site and includes new Member-Organized Sessions that have just been approved by the Program Committee. This year’s meeting will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from November 17-20, and […]
Posted by T. Barako For over 4000 years, the Great Sphinx at Giza has puzzled all who have laid eyes on it. What is this crouching lion, human-headed creature? Who built it and why? To unlock its secrets, two teams of archaeologists and sculptors must immerse themselves in the world of ancient Egyptâ€”a land of […]
When my family and I moved to New Orleans about a decade ago, we were pleasantly surprised to find so many great activities for children. Here are some activities that my wife and I would recommend: TheÂ Audubon Zoo makes for a nice day. You can get there via the St Charles streetcar, or a taxi. […]
In Dora’s Big Dig by Alison Inches (Simon Spotlight, 2006), Dora digs up a turquoise stone and tells her monkey friend that she should take the stone to her mami, because “My mami is an archeologist. That means she digs for ancient treasure!” The misinformation starts at a young age.
Eric Cline talks about archaeology, including examples from his own career to date, dispenses some advice for would-be archaeologists/students, and provides some suggestions on writing and research for colleagues in this interesting video (click on previous words or either picture for link).