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About Kaitlynn

  • Kaitlynn is the Digital Media Specialist here at ASOR. To find out more about her, check out her profile on the ASOR website [http://www.asor.org/news/2013/09/kaitlynn-anderson.html]

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/25/14

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed any major archaeolog ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: Dr. Gary Rendsburg, “Best of Times, Worst of Times”

Listen to ASOR's own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talk with Dr. Gary Rendsburg, about the state of biblical archaeology and the study of the humanities. Dr. Gary Rendsburg is the Blanche ...

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Why We Love Archaeology (And You Should, Too)

Archaeology … that’s when people dig in the dirt and find fossils and artifacts that just go in a museum, right? Wrong. It’s so much more than that. So, why is archaeology so important? First, archaeo ...

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4/18/14

If you missed anything from the ASOR facebook or twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed any major archaeolog ...

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Ask an Archaeologist: Dr. Farouk El-Baz

For this week’s episode of Ask an Archaeologist we sat down with Dr. Farouk El-Baz, the Director of Boston University’s Center for Remote Sensing.  Dr. Farouk has been on of the leaders in using Remot ...

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Jesus’s Passover

By: Dr. James F. Strange, University of South Florida Professor  Passover in Exodus 12-13 was a family ritual, but in Jesus’ day it had developed into a national pilgrimage holiday centered in Jerusal ...

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Ask an Archaeologist: Dr. Emily Holt, Zooarchaeologist and Oberlin College Assistant Professor

For this week’s episode of Ask An Archaeologist we sat down with Dr. Emily Holt, Visiting Assistant Professor at Oberlin College.  Dr. Holt is an environmental archaeologist and zooarchaeologist who s ...

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Passover as Jesus Knew it

By: Helen K Bond Jerusalem in the 30s CE was in a frequent state of heightened political and religious tension, no time more so than at the great religious festivals. Passover was particularly hazardo ...

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10 Tips for Packing for a Dig

As the temperature starts to rise outside, many of us will pack our bags and head into the field. In archaeology, summer is a time for excavations and travel. Since a majority of these excavations wil ...

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The Passover and Jesus

By: Adela Yarbro Collins Professor at Yale Divinity School We actually know very little about how the Passover was celebrated at the time of Jesus. According to the Mishnah, the Hallel (Psalms 113-118 ...

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Did Jesus Celebrate Passover in Sepphoris?

By: Dr. Eric M. Meyers Archaeologist and Duke University professor The question of whether Jesus celebrated Passover in Sepphoris is related to the larger question of why Sepphoris is not mentioned in ...

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The Last Passover of Jesus

By: James H. Charlesworth George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature and director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary In the Spring, Passover is ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Eric Cline

Listen to Dr. Eric Cline talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, and the claims by different teams that they've ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Marvin Sweeney

**WARNING THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SPOILERS** Listen to Dr. Marvin Sweeney talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about his reactions to the movie released this past weekend, as w ...

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Ask an Archaeologist: Dr. Lisa Young

For this week’s episode of Ask an Archaeologist, we sat down with Dr. Lisa Young, an archaeologist at the University of Michigan, via Skype.  We asked Dr. Young the following viewer submitted question ...

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Friends of ASOR Podcast: “Noah,” Featuring Dr. Robert Cargill

**WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Listen to Dr. Robert Cargill talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark).  We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, as well ...

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The Women of ASOR Map: Creating Opportunities for Networking and Mentoring within Near Eastern Archaeology

By: Aviva Cormier Membership Specialist and Publications Assistant The American Schools of Oriental Research In 2012, I began researching the “Women of ASOR,” on behalf of the ASOR Initiative on the S ...

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Women in Archaeology

By: Dr. Nancy Serwint, Associate Professor, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Arizona State University I have always thought that the sandbox of archaeology was big enough for lots of us to ...

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Claiming Dig Fashion

By Jennie Ebeling and Hilda Torres University of Evansville “It is important, when planning an expedition, to decide what you are going to wear. For the pop culture archaeologist the choice is simple ...

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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 achievements women have made in a variety of disciplines. When ...

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