Morag Kersel in her T3 Tilley Hat.

What’s in your dig bag, Morag Kersel?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Transverse Linear Enamel Hypoplasia lines

The Life and Health of Assyrian Queens

June Ancient Near East Today

By: Tracy L. Spurrier

“Whomever, in the future, be it a queen who sits on the throne or a palace Read more

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Jenn Thum Poster Reflectance Transformation Imaging

Rediscovery with Reflectance Transformation Imaging – Annual Meeting Poster [VIDEO]

Reading an Old Kingdom Relief in the Haffenreffer Museum, Brown University

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During the Projects on Parade Poster Session at the … Read more

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Samantha Lindgren Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Samantha Lindgren?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Living and Working in the Shadow of the Seven Churches

May Ancient Near East Today

By: Mark Wilson

I first came to Turkey in 1992 during my doctoral research on the Book of Revelations. My … Read more

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Working in Sumer: the New Italian Archaeological Expedition at Nigin, Southern Iraq

May Ancient Near East Today

By: Davide Nadali and Andrea Polcaro

Despite Iraq’s troubles, archaeological research continues to expand. The Italian Archeological Expedition to Tell … Read more

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Mark Schuler Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Mark Schuler?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Jeff Blakely Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Jeff Blakely?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Tyrian Purple Pigments

Setting the Archaeo-Chemical Record Straight Regarding Tyrian Purple Pigments and Dyes

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Prior to the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, I never would have thought someone could make snails interesting, but that … Read more

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What's in your dig bag, Aren Maeir

What’s in your dig bag, Aren Maeir?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Reconstructed entrance to the Northwest palace. Photograph by the 94th Engineering Battalion, October 2008.

11 Photos from Nimrud

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Reports indicate that ISIS has destroyed portions of the Assyrian city of Nimrud. Photos from 2008-2010 document some of what … Read more

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Egyptian Pigment Palette

Green Pigments: Exploring Changes in the Egyptian Pigment Palette [VIDEO]

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, the Pigments, Paints, and Polychromies in the Ancient Near Eastern Context session was … Read more

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Figure 1. Part of the Chester Beatty papyri showing portions of the Book of Enoch in Greek (P.Mich.inv. 5552; third century C.E), University of Michigan Library)
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Zodiac Calendars and Angelic Teaching in the Dead Sea Scrolls

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By: Helen R. Jacobus

Angels are often associated with secret knowledge but not usually with authentic mathematics. In several of … Read more

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Jeffrey Zorn Ancient Storage Bins

Bin There, Done That: Storage Bins at Tell en-Nasbeh and the Role of the State

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Jeffrey Zorn of Cornell University presented his paper, “Bin There, Done That: Storage … Read more

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Jennie Ebeling Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Jennie Ebeling?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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archaeology podcast Pyla-Koutsopetria I Archaeological Survey of an Ancient Coastal Town

“Interview with the Author: Pyla-Koutsopetria I,” Featuring William Caraher

In this episode of the Friends of ASOR Podcast, we’re excited to bring you an interview with William Caraher, one … Read more

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Eric Welch Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Eric Welch?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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Sexual Harassment, Beth Alpert Nakhai, Keeping Fieldwork Safe

Keeping Fieldwork Safe from Sexual Harassment and Physical Violence

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Beth Alpert Nakhai not only chaired the Women at Work: Making One’s Way in … Read more

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Conservation and Heritage Preservation of the Syrian Heritage Initiative

In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian Read more

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Archaic text from Uruk, MSVO 3, no. 1, now on permanent loan by the State of Berlin to the Vorderasiatisches Museum. http://cdli.ox.ac.uk/wiki/lib/exe/detail.php?id=the_late_uruk_period&media=images:lateuruk04.jpg

From Banning to Changchun: Cuneiform Studies Online, Today and Tomorrow

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By: Robert K. Englund

Paper publication of cuneiform artifact photographs has not progressed much since I was a graduate student … Read more

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