General view of the site of Tell es-Sultan/ancient Jericho from south, with the Middle Bronze Age (1900-1550 BC) fortification works at the southern side of the tell. All photos courtesy of Lorenzo Nigro.

Tell Es-Sultan – A Pilot Project for Archaeology in Palestine

By: Lorenzo Nigro, University of Rome La Sapienza

General view of the site of Tell es-Sultan/ancient Jericho from south, with the Middle Bronze Age (1900-1550 BC) fortification works at the southern side of the tell. All photos courtesy of Lorenzo Nigro.

General view of the site of Tell es-Sultan/ancient Jericho from south, with

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A Hotbed of Healing: Ritual Cures in Roman Palestine

By: Megan Nutzman, University of Chicago
2012-2013 Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow
W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research

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Follow up: The Archaeology of WWI in Palestine

By: Jeffrey A. Blakely

This post is a reply to comments on Jeff Blakely’s previous post The Archaeology of World Read more

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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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Terracotta Oil Lamps from Qumran and Ein Feshkha (R. de Vaux’s Excavations, 1951-1958): Typology, Chronology and the Question of Manufacturing Centers

Jolanta MylnarczykBy: Jolanta Mlynarczyk, University of Warsaw, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow

The aim of my research at the Albright was to … Read more

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Texts without Qumran and Qumran without Texts: Searching for the Latrines

By: James D. Tabor, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

 On the other days they dig a small pit,

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From Destruction to Archaeology: the significance of “Operation Anchor” for the Cultural Heritage of Jaffa.

By: Martin Peilstöcker 

During spring 1936 the nationalistic uprising of the Palestinian Arab population against Mandatory British rule and Jewish … Read more

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Qumran Month Comes to a Close

It has been a successful month here on the ASOR blog, with posts by many leading scholars on all aspects … Read more

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Sectarianism and the Archaeology of Qumran

Regev at the entrance to Cave 11 with his students from the Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology department, Bar-Ilan

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Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

 By: Jodi Magness

Qumran – the site associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls – is located eight and a half … Read more

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Ossified Territory and Theaters of the Absurd: Personal Reflections on Taking Students beyond the River

By:  Elena D. Corbett, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
The views expressed here are those of the author. Please Read more

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Update on ASOR’s strategic plan

Strategic plan adopted by ASOR board.

It is with great pleasure we announce that on April 24, 2010, the ASOR … Read more

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WAC Ramallah Conference

Posted by Morag Kersel on behalf of the World Archaeological Conference

True to its foundational principles, the World Archaeological Congress … Read more

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