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Working in Sumer: the New Italian Archaeological Expedition at Nigin, Southern Iraq

Despite Iraq’s troubles, archaeological research continues to expand. The Italian Archeological Expedition to Tell Surghul, ancient Nigin, started in February 2015. The project […]


From Banning to Changchun: Cuneiform Studies Online, Today and Tomorrow

Paper publication of cuneiform artifact photographs has not progressed much since I was a graduate student in Germany in the 1980s. Instead, the advent of web-based […]


Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6/13/14

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 archaeological stories from this week, feel free to let us know in the comment section! [list type=”icons-book”] Archaeologists to return to Battle of Hastings site for […]


The Great War and German Archaeology

By: Suzanne Marchand, Professor at Louisiana State University The Great War marks an enormous watershed in the history of German archaeology, a kind of golden age. The two decades before its outbreak saw the opening or expansion of state sponsored investigations. In Mesopotamia, Assur, Babylon, Samarra, and Warka. In Egypt, Abusir and Tell-el-Amarna. In Asia […]

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