An Evening of Presentations to Celebrate the Petra Papyri Final Publication

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video was adapted from the public lectures...

Remembering Father Michele Piccirillo

By Father Rosario Pierri, Dean of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum. This blog post is adapted from Father Pieri's remarks at ACOR's public lecture, "A Memorial Evening for Father Michele Piccirillo," on September 19, 2018. This year...

Community Archaeology at Tall Hisban

Brittany Ellis was a Jennifer C. Groot Memorial Fellow in Summer 2018.  She is an A.B. candidate in Anthropology at Harvard University.  With the fellowship, she participated in the archaeological field school at Tall Hisban in...

البيانات الوصفية للصور والوثائق – مشروع أرشفة الصور في أكور ...

On July 18, 2018, ACOR Photo Archive team held the workshop, "Archival Methods: 2nd Annual Skill-Sharing Workshop for Libraries, Archives and Museums". Assistant Librarian Samya Khalaf presented how she handles metadata in the ACOR Photo Archive Project.    ...

Sharing Reflections from ACOR Photo Archive’s Workshop 2018

On July 18, 2018, the ACOR Photo Archive team held the workshop, "Archival Methods: 2nd Annual Skill-Sharing Workshop for Libraries, Archives and Museums". Current and former Project Archivists, Jessica Holland and Steve Meyer shared their reflections...

Reading the Bones of Ottoman Era Hesban

My name is Emily Edwards, and I was a Pierre and Patricia Bikai fellow at ACOR in Summer 2018.  I am currently a student of Dr. Megan Perry in the Anthropology M.A. program at East...
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ACOR Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Amman

ACOR staff, past and present, gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Amman together with more than 250 of our valued supporters, colleagues, and friends on June 25, 2018 to celebrate our first 50 years in...

The Temple of the Winged Lions: Preserving and Presenting History

The first time I came to Petra, it was as a wide-eyed tourist; I walked through the Siq and followed the winding path to the Treasury, marveling at the banded colors in the rock and...

What Can You Do With A Photo Archive?

A photomosaic—a “mosaic of photos”—is a photo that basically consists of a single image, which in turn is made up of a number of smaller ones. If one looks at such an image from up...
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Continuity and change in mortuary customs: the Jordan Valley in the second and first...

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video was adapted from the April 2018...
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