Tell Jemmeh, July 2012. Photo by A. Joffe.

Publishing the Tell Jemmeh Excavations, 40 years later

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By: David Ben-Shlomo 

Opportunities arise in unusual ways. But the opportunity to help publish a major excavation is by definition … Read more

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Cities of Desire

By: Ömür Harmanşah

Cities Between Imagination and Political Desire

In his Invisible Cities, the Italian writer Italo Calvino wrote that … Read more

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The Land Between The Two Rivers: Early Israelite Identities in Transjordan

By: Thomas Petter, Associate Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Were there Israelites in Transjordan in the early Iron Age? How … Read more

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A Nabataean temple was discovered at the Dibon site in 1952. Here, workers remove part of a wall.

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 2-21-14

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

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Plan of Khirbet Iskandar gate.

Surviving Collapse: Khirbat Iskandar, Jordan in the EB IV Period

By: Suzanne Richard, Professor
Department of History and Archaeology; Department of Theology Director,
The Collins Institute for Archaeological Research and Read more

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Palaces of the Mediterranean Bronze Age

Every year at the ASOR Annual Meeting, the Projects on Parade Poster Session takes place. It’s an ideal opportunity to … Read more

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Egyptian and Egyptianized Material in Late Bronze Age Canaan: An Examination of Cultural Identity

By: Krystal V.L. Pierce, University of California, Los Angeles
2012-2013 Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow
W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Read more

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Baal and the Problem of Politics in the Bronze Age

By: Aaron Tugendhaft, New York University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here’s a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Read more

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

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 Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms,” has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is Read more

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Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

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Aerial view of Tas-Silg. 

By: Anthony J. Frendo

The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly … Read more

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial Read more

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Augmented Reality, a New Horizon in Archaeology

By: Stuart Eve, University College London and L – P : Archaeology

Firstly, I would like to thank Jen Fitzgerald … Read more

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

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Figure 1. The entry page of the Virtual World Project website.

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University… Read more

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The Relationship of Egypt and its Vassals as Reflected in the Amarna Tablets

Zhihui_YuanBy: Yuan Zhihui, Tianjin Normal University, China, Noble Group Fellow

During my four-and-a-half month fellowship at the Albright, my research … Read more

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The Origins of the Early States in China and Israel: Through A Comparative Study

Xinhui luoBy: Xinhui Luo, Beijing Normal University, China, Noble Group Fellow

During my fellowship at the Albright, my main project was … Read more

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The Emergence of Social Complexity: Changes in Animal Management Strategies between the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age in the Near East

Hill_AustinBy: Austin C. Hill, University of Connecticut, Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow

The Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age transition in … Read more

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Metal Implements and Tool Marks from the Levantine Second Millennium BC

Blackwell-NicholasBy: Nicholas Blackwell, Bryn Mawr College, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, AIAR Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow

The … Read more

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The Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age (EB) Transition – Investigation of a Weak Link

By: Eliot Braun, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

 My tenure as an NEH Fellow at the Albright was exceptionally … Read more

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

By: John C. Franklin, University of Vermont, AIAR Annual Professor

Kinyras is the legendary king of Cyprus, generally known only… Read more

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