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WorldMap – Geospatial Visualization and the Digital Humanities

By: Jeff Howry, Ph.D., Research Associate, Semitic Museum

WorldMap is a collaborative, interactive web-based mapping platform, not just a static … Read more

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Karak Resources Project: 2014 Excavation at Mudaybi, Jordan

By: J. Dwayne Howell, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Campbellsville University

Sunrise on the Fajj al-Usaykir.

Sunrise on the Fajj al-Usaykir.

Mudaybi, Jordan is … 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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Valerie Schlegel at an excavation.

Breaking In: Women’s Representation in Archaeology

By: Valerie Schlegel
Undergraduate Judaic Studies Major at The University of Arizona

March is Women’s History Month, which highlights the … Read more

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Sultan Qaytbay funerary complex, Cairo City of the Dead Grand Valley State University (2004) A teaching moment.

Choosing Islamic Archaeology, Mentoring and Directing, and Looking to the Future

By: Dr. Bethany J. Walker
Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg, University of Bonn

Northern Jordan Project 2012 survey - Wadi Shellelah Missouri State University. Dr. Walker on far left.

Northern Jordan Project 2012 survey – Wadi Shellelah Missouri

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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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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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The archaeological UAV and Morag Kersel.

Landscapes of the Dead

The archaeological UAV and Morag Kersel.

The archaeological UAV and Morag Kersel.

Landscapes of the Dead:
Aerial and Pedestrian Site Monitoring at Fifa, an Early Bronze
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Who Owns This Part of the Past? The Cultural Heritage of Tall al-`Umayri, Jordan in Jeopardy

By: Douglas R. Clark, Center for Near Eastern Archaeology, La Sierra University

Fig. 1 - Aerial View of `Umayri (David Kennedy)

Fig. 1 – Aerial View of `Umayri (David

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Travels Through Time: Imagining Migration in the Early Aegean

By: Saro Wallace, University of Heidelberg
2012 – 2013 Glassman Holland Research Fellow
W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research

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Late Prehistoric Pastoral Exploitation of Arid Lands in Jordan: New Light from the Black Desert

By: Gary O. Rollefson

1Jordan’s Black Desert is a uniquely harsh and inhospitable place. It is a broad band of … Read more

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The Past Performative: Thinking through the Azraq Community Archaeology Project

By: Alison Damick and Ahmad Lash

All individuals belong to multiple fluctuating communities. How can archaeology help inform, and learn

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Joint Custody: An Archaeological Park at Neolithic Ghwair I, Jordan

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Ecotourism is quickly becoming a means for the public to appreciate archaeological sites, even in remote Read more

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ASORtv: How the Grants Help

When ASOR Director Andy Vaughn traveled to Israel and Jordan in 2012, he met up with recipients of the PlattRead more

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ASORtv: Excitement on a Dig

When ASOR Director Andy Vaughn traveled to Israel and Jordan in 2012, he met up with recipients of the PlattRead more

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Words in the Sand: Discovering A New Monumental Latin Inscription at ‘Ayn Gharandal (Ancient Arieldela), Jordan

By: Robert Darby & Erin Darby

“The stone was huge, well over 500 pounds. It was quite a thing to … Read more

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The Big Dig Video Roundup

Sites and Finds

Deep Time at Tall Hisban, Jordan

In Focus: Abel Beth Maacah

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The Archaeology of World War I in Palestine and the Beginning of the Modern Middle East

By: Jeffrey A. Blakely

Most Americans understand World War I in the Middle East through the epic 1962 film Lawrence 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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Professor Don Wimmer

By: Owen Chestnut, originally from his blog Roses and Razorwire

Don Wimmer passed away on Monday, May 23rd. He was … Read more

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