Bilal Al Burini’s Conservation Efforts of the Jerash Sarcophagus

المقال باللغة العربية في أسفل الصفحة In 2003, the discovery of a Byzantine era lead coffin in the village of Jerash caused a wave of excitement throughout the region, especially for historians and archaeologists, but also...

Mining Manuscripts of the Ottoman Archives

   Sarah Islam is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Princeton University and an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctoral fellow for 2015–2016. In order to complete her research project, which deals with the evolving historical discourse on blasphemy as...

Images from a Lifetime Dedicated to Archaeology: The Paul and Nancy Lapp Collection at...

By Rachael McGlensey Half a century is a long time to be an archaeologist- but Nancy Lapp has been working for 50 years and then some. Born in 1930, Nancy has been engaging with the archaeology...

ACOR Supports Jordanian Researchers: Dr. Sahar al Khasawneh Presents at 2019 ASOR Meeting

المقال باللغة العربية في أسفل الصفحة Every year ACOR funds travel scholarships for two Jordanian researchers to attend the annual meeting of ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research). Sahar al Khasawneh, Assistant Professor in the Faculty...

Gaza Refugees and the Reality of Statelessness

Recent ACOR-CAORC senior fellow Michael Perez writes below about his recent research on ex-Gaza refugees who are currently living without citizenship in Jordan. Dr. Perez is a professor of anthropology at the University of Washington in...

History of Legal Challenges in Jordan in the 1950s

Kimberly Katz was an ACOR-CAORC post-doctoral fellow for summer 2019, and she will return in summer 2020 to complete her fellowship. She was also awarded the ACOR-MESA Travel Award for 2019. She is the Professor...

Rachael McGlensey, Project Archivist at ACOR, Spring–Summer 2019

Rachael McGlensey joins us as our current Project Archivist Intern for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. She arrived in Jordan in mid-January and will be working with the ACOR Library and Archives through July 2019, thanks...

An Experience for All: The Temple of the Winged Lions in Petra

ACOR cannot thrive without the help of great interns - they are often current university students and recent graduates from the U.S. and Jordan. Safa' Joudeh and Libby Trowbridge worked together as a great intern team...

Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan

The 2018 ACOR Public Lecture Series and the Embassy of Australia in Amman present: "Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan," by Stephen Bourke. This lecture took place at ACOR in...

Cosmetic Adornment during the Iron Age in the Southern Levant

A Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship at ACOR was awarded to Betty Adams for spring 2020. She is a graduate student in Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University in Riverside, California, where her studies...
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