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

ASOR Archives: The Dibon Excavation Collection

Did you know that the ASOR Archives documents over a century of American archaeological research in the Near East? The … Read more

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Gold solidus of Constantius II, with the bust of the emperor wearing military dress and helmet, with a spear and shield. 351–355 CE.

Coins and Plain Wares at Kourion’s Amathous Gate Cemetery

By: Anne Destrooper-Georgiades, Smadar Gabrieli and Michael Given

Dr. Anne Destrooper-Georgiades at work in the Kourion House Museum in Episkopi.

Dr. Anne Destrooper-Georgiades at work in the Kourion House Museum in Episkopi.

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Figure 2: Courtesy of Debra Foran.

This Is Our City

The Question of Cultural Ownership  and Cultural Heritage on Madaba’s West Acropolis
By: Debra Foran, Department of Archaeology and Classical Read more

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2013 Expedition to Khirbat Iskandar and its Environs

By: Cassandra Parsons, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient

Normally, my response to the typical back-to-school or September-time question—the dreaded “How was … Read more

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2013 Platt Fellowship: A Summer at Hippos Sussita

Matt Winter, Platt Fellowship Recipient

My initial introduction to the site of Hippos Sussita, near Kibbutz Ein Gev in Israel, … Read more

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The “Earthquake House” in Cyprus

Erin Daughters, Tandy Institute for Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Platt Fellowship Recipient 

Every day at Kourion, Cyprus, thousands … Read more

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Pottery and the Petra Garden and Pool Complex (PGPC) Excavation

By: Sarah Wenner, 2013 Heritage Fellowship Recipient 

This summer was one of the busiest and most exciting I have ever … Read more

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Journal of a Rowanduz Archaeological Project (RAP) Participant

By: Kyra Kaercher, PhD Candidate and 2013 Platt Fellowship Recipient
Department of Archaeology, Boston University

June 6th, 2013

While waiting … Read more

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Hazor in the Tenth Century BCE

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*

Few topics are more controversial than the biblical kingdoms of David and Solomon. Were they and Read more

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Recipe for Surviving an Archaeological Excavation

By: Marielle Velander, 2013 Meyers Fellow

I’m already halfway through my three weeks as an archaeologist at Tel Kabri, a … Read more

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Digging the Iron Age at Bethsaida

By: Olga Goussev-Sushinsky, 2013 Heritage Fellow

For my first archaeological dig, I decided to choose Bethsaida.  The site is located … Read more

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Excavating Canaanite remains at Tel Jezreel

Motes_1By: Ashley Motes, 2013 Heritage Fellow

From May to June, I spent four weeks at Tel Jezreel in Israel participating … Read more

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Shalom from Huqoq, Israel!

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By: Megan Hynek, 2013 Platt Fellowship recipient

Deciding to dig in Israel was an easy decision. I am currently a … Read more

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Archaeological Field Work in Egypt After the Revolution

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Looting hole at Tell el-Borg. Photo courtesy of James Hoffmeier.

By: James K. Hoffmeier, Trinity International University

 On January 25, … Read more

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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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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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Turning Dirt into Pixels

By: Colleen Morgan

CLEAN * PHOTOGRAPH * DRAW * LEVEL * RECORD * SAMPLE * DIG * SORT ARTIFACTS * … Read more

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Biblical Archaeology in Germany – Does it Have a Future?

By: Martin Peilstöcker

What if Biblical Archaeology went extinct in your native country? More than twenty years ago I left … Read more

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