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“Cultural Heritage Monitoring and the Syrian Heritage Initiative,” Featuring Dr. Michael Danti

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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Inscribed Statue Bases from Ptolemaic Alexandria

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Fathia Gaber Ebrahim presented her paper, “Inscribed Statue Bases from Ptolemaic Alexandria.” She … Read more

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ASOR Survives the Storm

This winter has been an eventful one. In Boston, where our main office is located, we’ve seen more than 100 … Read more

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ASOR’s Journey to be Green

The ASOR office staff has made some efforts to be a little greener as we do our part to further … Read more

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“Syrian Heritage Initiative a Natural Fit for ASOR,” Featuring Dr. Susan Ackerman

Last year ASOR had two firsts – our first female president, and a $600,000 cooperative agreement with the Department of … Read more

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Celebrating Carol Meyers

By: Beth Alpert Nakhai

Together with Susan Ackerman and Chuck Carter, I was privileged serve as editor of the new … Read more

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Reconstruction of a reed boat used in experimental voyaging (“papyrella”) (Ayia Napa Museum, Cyprus).

Beyond the Sea: New Light on Mediterranean Colonization

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By: Helen Dawson

Like a sea in continuous motion, Mediterranean communities are constantly changing and adapting through time, while paradoxically … Read more

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Gender and Jewelry at Hasanlu

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By: Megan Cifarelli

How do we show others who we are? This problem was as present in antiquity as it … Read more

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Syrian Heritage Initiative Symposium – Luncheon Presentation [VIDEO]

On November 23rd, the Syrian Heritage Initiative hosted a public Symposium at the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting in … Read more

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Life and Happiness: A Petitionary Reading of the Horizontal Wadi el-Hôl Inscription

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Aren Wilson-Wright presented his paper, “Life and Happiness: A Petitionary Reading of the … Read more

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Pathologies by the Bone: Making Meaning from Commingled Remains

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Debra Martin presented the paper, “Pathologies by the Bone: Making Meaning from Commingled Remains … Read more

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Kani Shaie: An Early Bronze Age Center in the Bazyan Valley, Sulaimaniya

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Steve Renette presented the paper, “Kani Shaie: An Early Bronze Age … Read more

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Iron Age Bullae from Officialdom’s Periphery: Khirbet Summeily in Broader Context

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By: James W. Hardin, Christopher A. Rollston, and Jeffrey A. Blakely

Khirbet Summeily is located about 22 kilometers east of … Read more

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Transcendent Occultation of the Divine in Neo-Babylonian Art [VIDEO]

2014-AM-Blog-Banner1At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting in San Diego, Constance Gane chaired the Archaeology of Mesopotamia session. This session had … Read more

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Most Popular ASORtv Videos of 2014

 ASORtv now has more than 45 videos available to the public for free. We will continue to upload great content … Read more

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Top 10 Posts of 2014

As we begin 2015, we’d like to thank all of our Friends of ASOR (and lurkers) who come back to … Read more

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Pamela Koulianos

Beyond Ceramic Unguentaria

A Closer Look at Late Antique Trade of Glass Unguentaria in the Roman Province of Egypt

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What did Jewish Priests Wear?

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By: Joan E. Taylor

In antiquity, as today, ritual experts of various kinds were distinguished by dress that marked them … Read more

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Location of Jebel Sinjar showing recent clashes and population displacements.

Political Landscapes along the Central Euphrates River, Then and Now

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By: Adam Miglio

Headlines across media outlets of all types remind us of the troubling events in Syria and Iraq. … Read more

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2014 ASOR Annual Meeting Plenary Address: Jason Ur [VIDEO]

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The Renaissance of Archaeology in Iraq and its Kurdistan Region

The 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting was held in sunny San … Read more

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