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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Common Ground: Archaeological Practice and Local Communities in Southeastern Turkey

What is the proper relationship between archaeologist and a local community? Whose needs have priority? In this abridged piece from
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Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Newsletter

tag_1TURKEY, JUNE 2013 – Theoretical Archaeology Group Meetings, which were initiated in UK in 1979, have been carried out in … Read more

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Archaeology after the Arab Spring

By: Jesse Casana

The transformative political events in the Middle East over the past two years have had, among many … Read more

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More than Just Airfare: ASOR’s Good Investment

I am helping clean what seemed a possible differentiation in the color of a plastered mud-brick wall.

By: Mehrnoush Soroush, … Read more

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A Monumental Surprise in Turkey

Johnson_DylanBy: Dylan Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow

ASOR’s Heritage Fellowship afforded me, along with many other students with an interest in … Read more

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The transformation of the Metropolis of Myra into an Ottoman village

By: Ebru Fatma Fındık
Research Assistant Hacettepe University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Art History, Beytepe, Ankara / TURKEY

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The Cultural Afterlife of Mosaics in Turkey

By: Laurent Dissard, University of Pennsylvania

Sensational discoveries of mosaics periodically make the headlines of newspapers in Turkey. After being … Read more

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Basalt Connections at Zincirli Hoyuk

Basalt lion from the castle gate at Zincirli Hoyuk, in the Pergamon Museum

By: Leann Pace and Eudora Struble

When … Read more

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The Gordion Furniture Project

By: Krysia Spirydowicz, Associate Professor, Art Conservation Program, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and Senior Conservator, Gordion Furniture Project, Ankara, Read more

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Prehistoric Anatolia and the Archeology of Warfare

By: Stephanie Selover, PhD Candidate, the University of Chicago

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Stephanie excavating at Marj Rabba, Israel

My dissertation project centers on … Read more

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Ulucak: A Prehistoric Mound in Aegean Turkey

Özlem Çevik (Archaeology Dept., University of Thrace, Edirne, Turkey) and Çiler Çilingiroğlu (Dept of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology, Izmir, Read more

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From History and Myth, Anatolians in Mycenaean Greece

By: Josh Cannon, University of Chicago

The Late Bronze Age (LBA) of Anatolia is a period that has been described … Read more

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Finally underway at Zincirli Höyük, Turkey!

J SkornikBy: Jordan Skornik, University of Chicago Divinity School

After a later-than-usual start due to Ramadan, the 7th season of … Read more

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Scooping Frogs and Excavating Statues in Turkey

By: Emily Coate, 2012 Heritage Fellow

The generosity of those behind the ASOR Heritage Fellowship afforded me my first opportunity … Read more

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Contested Heritage and the New Museum(s) in Diyarbakır

By: Laurent Dissard

The southeastern provinces of Turkey will soon be home to a series of new, state-of-the-art, archaeology museums. … Read more

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Archaeological Conservation Strategies in the Near East, Fri. Nov. 16

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By: Suzanne Davis and LeeAnn Barnes Gordon

This year we are pleased to announce a new workshop … Read more

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Heritage Fellow experiences first dig in picturesque Cappadocia

I am helping clean what seemed a possible differentiation in the color of a plastered mud-brick wall.

By: Mehrnoush Soroush, Read more

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Heritage Fellow Digging in at Neo-Assyrian Site

By: Dylan Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow

Thanks to the ASOR Heritage Fellowship, I am currently participating in my fourth archaeological … Read more

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Several centuries of glass in one summer

Carrie Swan excavating glass

By: Carrie Swan, The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University, 2012 Platt … Read more

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