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6 Things You Need to Know About ASOR’s Syrian Heritage Initiative

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By: Kurt Prescott

Beginning August 4, 2014, the American Schools of Oriental Research entered into a cooperative agreement with the … Read more

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The Hebrew Bible: A Critical Edition – Toward a New and Improved Version

By: Ronald Hendel

Textual criticism — the comparison of ancient texts of the Hebrew Bible — has been revitalized by … Read more

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Finding Common Ground: Roman- Parthian Embassies in the Julio-Claudian Period

At the 2013 ASOR Annual Meeting, Jason Schlude (Duquesne University) and Benjamin Rubin (Williams College) presented their paper, “Finding … Read more

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My Time with the Associates for Biblical Research at Khirbet el Maqatir in Israel

*This scholarship was made possible by donations made to the 2014 scholarship drive. Donate today.

By: Matt Glassman, 3rd year

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Andrews University Sicily Excavation

By: Joel E. Lisboa, Andrews University, Platt Fellowship 2014

Studying archaeology, reading books related to the subject, and obtaining good … Read more

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“The Legacies of Herod the Great,” featuring Professor Barbara Burrell

Near Eastern Archaeology, Volume 77, Issue 2 was a special issue focusing on Herod the Great. Herod has … Read more

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ASOR Members’ Most Memorable Annual Meeting Moment

ASOR’s membership spans across many fields of study. We’re fortunate to have historians, geologists, archaeologists, and so many more among … Read more

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Report on 2010–2013 Excavations at Horvat Kur, Galilee

At the 2013 ASOR Annual Meeting, Wofford College professor, Byron McCane sat down with us to present his paper for … Read more

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Psychedelics and the Ancient Near East

By: Diana L. Stein

As courts today debate whether to legalize or regulate the use of drugs like cannabis, it … Read more

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Peer Review of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

By: Rachel Hallote

When archaeology makes the news, it is most often due to sensationalist claims made by journalists or … Read more

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Why another Introduction to the Hebrew Bible?

By: Bill T. Arnold

Cambridge University Press just released my new book, Introduction to the Old Testament.[i] I … Read more

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Neo-Assyrian statue from Tell Ajaja flanked by ISIS members. Photo courtesy Michel al-Maqdissi.

Syrian Archaeology, ‘Scale of the Scandal’

By : Michel Al-Maqdissi

Introduction

The Syrian crisis has recently become noticeably more serious, and has turned into one of … Read more

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Removal of a giant winged bull from Nineveh. Frontpiece from Nineveh and Its Remains (originally published 1849).

World War I and Archaeology in Iraq

By: Lamia Al Gailani Werr

It is ironic that I am writing this article on the centenary of the First … Read more

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Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) [Videos]

Recently, I met with BU professor, Andrea Berlin, to talk about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP).

Started in 2011, … Read more

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“A New Look at an Old Story: the Epic of Gilgamesh,” featuring Dr. Lawson Younger

In this episode ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talks with Dr. Lawson Younger. Dr. Younger is … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/27/14

If you missed anything from the ASOR Facebook or Twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some Read more

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“The Levantine Ceramics Project – Google for Pottery,” Featuring Professor Andrea Berlin

In this episode we spoke with Professor Andrea Berlin of Boston University about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP). What it … Read more

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The early bronze age Çadır höyük Metals in the Context of Central Anatolian Metallurgy [VIDEO]

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Roast and Toast of Retiring Albright Director, Sy Gitin [Video]

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/20/14

If you missed anything from the ASOR Facebook or Twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some Read more

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