NEA 73.2-3 (special issue on the archaeology of Lebanon) available online for subscribers

ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 73.2-3 (June/September 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. This double issue is 144 pages and focuses on the archaeology of Lebanon. This issue (and almost 4 years of back issues) is available to online subscribers of NEA and to ASOR members who have chosen an […]

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FEATURED POST by Christopher Rollston: The Probable Inventors of the First Alphabet

The Probable Inventors of the First Alphabet: Semites Functioning as rather High Status Personnel in a Component of the Egyptian Apparatus Christopher Rollston Introduction: For some time, there has been discussion about the social status of those that developed (“invented”) Alphabetic Writing (i.e., elites or non-elites). Therefore, the nuanced discussion between O. Goldwasser (2010 and […]

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ASOR Opens its Boston Archives

BU Today (Boston University) is announcing that ASOR (The American Schools of Oriental Research) is opening its archaeological archive in Boston to the public. Included in its collections are diaries of archaeologists; rare photos of various excavations, including Qumran in the West Bank, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered; and miscellanea, like a reproduction […]

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ASOR Newsletter 59.4/60.1 has been mailed

ASOR is pleased to announce that ASOR Newsletter 59.4/60.1 (Winter 2009/Spring 2010) has now been mailed and posted online at the ASOR home page (www.asor.org). As a reminder, the ASOR Newsletter is available online for free at www.asor.org. In addition, ASOR journals are available via Atypon Link: the last 3+ years of ASOR journals are […]

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back issues of JCS available to ASOR members at steep discounts

JCS (Journal of Cuneiform Studies) back issues available to current ASOR members at steep discounts Details: From now until September 15, 2010, purchase as many volumes as you wish from the list of discounted prices below (subject to availability) plus shipping (see below). Please send a list of your needs to asorpubs@bu.edu (or call 617-358-4376), […]

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BASOR 358 (May 2010) available online for subscribers

ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 358 (May 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. This issue (and 3+ years of back issues) is available to BASOR online subscribers and members who have chosen an online subscription as part of their membership. You may access the table of contents for free here […]

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Misuse of Archaeology

Check out Robert Cargill’s post on the misuse of archaeology for evangelistic purposes.

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Megiddo Blog

The Megiddo blog has been very active this summer. Check it out: digmegiddo2010.wordpress.com

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B. Sass posts reply to articles in NEA 72/4

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 […]

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JCS 62 (2010) now available online

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, Cécile Michel, Jan Tavernier, […]

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Update on ASOR’s strategic plan

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 “Strategic Plan as a blueprint to move ASOR forward.” A considerable amount of work has been done by the Strategic Planning Task Force that was chaired by ASOR President […]

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BASOR back issues available at steep discounts

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 to asorpubs@bu.edu (or call 617-358-4376), […]

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ASOR job opening

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

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NEA 73.1 available online via Atypon Link

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: […]

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More Rebuttals of the “Discovery” of Noah’s Ark

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: http://video.foxnews.com/v/4171840/wheres-the-actual-site Eric Cline in Time Magazine: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1985830,00.html Robert Cargill at RobertCargill: http://robertcargill.com/2010/04/28/no-you-didnt-find-noahs-ark/

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