Yorke Rowan Dig Bag

What’s in your dig bag, Yorke Rowan?

In our “What’s in your dig bag?” series, we asked working field archaeologists what they carry with them out in Read more

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The Return of David and Solomon?

Biblical Archaeology and the Quest for the Ancient Israelite States’ Oldest Remains 

By: Juan Manuel Tebes, Catholic University of Argentina Read more

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Object Biography and Law Morag Kersel

Changing Lives: Object Biography and Law [Video]

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Morag Kersel presented her paper, “Changing Lives: Object Biography and Law.” She did so … Read more

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Sarah Wenner Nabataean and Roman Period

Udhruh and Its Hinterland during the Nabataean and Roman Periods [VIDEO]

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At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Sarah Wenner presented her paper, “Udhruh and Its Hinterland during the Nabataean and Roman … Read more

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Crusader era graffiti

Graffiti—the ‘Selfies’ of the Ancient Near East?

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By: Karen B. Stern

Few phenomena embody the current zeitgeist like the ‘selfie.’ Glances through Facebook or Instagram reveal selfies … Read more

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Top 10 Posts

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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The Early Bronze Age I Site and Necropolis of Jebel al-Mutawwaq, Jordan

ANET_Oct2014_BannerBy: Andrea Polcaro and Juan Muniz

Much of the archaeological landscape of the ancient Near East is rapidly disappearing. This … Read more

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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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Saro Wallace

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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