Monday , 14 July 2014

Psychedelics and the Ancient Near East

By: Diana L. Stein As courts today debate whether to legalize or regulate the use of drugs like cannabis, it is interesting to look at the history of man’s relationship with mind- ...

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“The Levantine Ceramics Project - Google for Pottery,” Featuring Professor Andrea Berlin

In this episode we spoke with Professor Andrea Berlin of Boston University about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP). What it is, why it is important, and how you can get involve ...

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The Great War and German Archaeology

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 ...

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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 ASO ...

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Taking a Closer Look at the Past: the Microanalysis of Ceramic Artifacts in Archaeology Today

Taking a Closer Look at the Past: the Microanalysis of Ceramic Artifacts in Archaeology Today

By: Kamal Badreshany, CRANE Post-doctoral Fellow, Durham University When you walk across almost any Near Eastern tell pottery sherds are likely to crunch under your feet. The enor ...

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ASOR Archives: The Dibon Excavation Collection

Did you know that the ASOR Archives documents over a century of American archaeological research in the Near East? The archive holds about forty collections, including the papers ...

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Palaces of the Mediterranean Bronze Age

Palaces of the Mediterranean Bronze Age

Every year at the ASOR Annual Meeting, the Projects on Parade Poster Session takes place. It's an ideal opportunity to see the types of projects (both field and publication) that ...

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