archaeology podcast Pyla-Koutsopetria I Archaeological Survey of an Ancient Coastal Town

“Interview with the Author: Pyla-Koutsopetria I,” Featuring William Caraher

In this episode of the Friends of ASOR Podcast, we’re excited to bring you an interview with William Caraher, one of the authors of Pyla-Koutsopetri I: Archaeological Survey of a Ancient Coastal Town. The book […]

Sexual Harassment, Beth Alpert Nakhai, Keeping Fieldwork Safe

Keeping Fieldwork Safe from Sexual Harassment and Physical Violence

At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, Beth Alpert Nakhai not only chaired the Women at Work: Making One’s Way in the Field of Near Eastern Studies session, but also presented a paper and was a discussant for another […]


Week 1: The Price of Progress

By: Amanda Hopkins, 2012 Heritage Fellow When I returned to Jordan for the 2012 dig season  of the Madaba Plains Project excavations at Tall al-`Umayri, with a fellowship from ASOR, I was dismayed to find that my proposed survey site now hosted a large and fully constructed shell of an apartment building dug into the […]


Heritage Grant Recipients Peter Cobb and Kyle Egerer Describe Their Summer with the Central Lydia Archaeological Survey (CLAS) in Western Turkey

We each received the ASOR Heritage Fellowship for the 2011 summer field season in Anatolia. We both participated in the Central Lydia Archaeological Survey (CLAS) in western Turkey, on the shores of the Gygaean Lake (modern Marmara Gölü), north of ancient Sardis (modern Sart). The CLAS project is co-directed by Christopher Roosevelt and Christina Luke […]

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