Excavated pots from the Bad Adh-Dhra Tomb (photo Kersel)

“The Lives of Pots” by Dr. Morag Kersel

The Lives of Pots: Grave Goods, Excavated Artifacts, Looted Items, and Collected Objects from the Early Bronze Age Mortuary Sites on the Dead Sea Plain of Jordan Dr. Morag Kersel Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology...
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“Recipes for Public Archaeology” by Dr. Andrew McCarthy

Announcing an ACOR Public Lecture: Recipes for Public Archaeology: Libraries, Tourism, and Experimental Archaeology in Cyprus Dr. Andrew McCarthy Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) Wednesday 10 February 2016 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Heritage is an important...
Aerial image of the Ad-Deir Monument, the Great Circles, and the ancient entrance to the Ad-Deir temenos behind the current store,taken in 2013 from 300 meters height by the GATEWING X100. Courtesy the Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project.

“The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau in Petra” by Dr. Cynthia Finlayson

The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau in Petra: UAV/Drone Mapping and New Theories Concerning Functions and Importance Dr. Cynthia Finlayson Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Brigham Young University Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Dr. Finlayson...
Arab-Byzantine coin from a coin hoard found in a house destroyed by an earthquake in Gerasa. Photo courtesy of the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project, 2014

“The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project” by Dr. Achim Lichtenberger & Dr. Rubina Raja

New Research in Jerash: The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project Dr. Achim Lichtenberger, Professor of Classical Archaeology at Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany Dr. Rubina Raja, Professor of Classical Archaeology at Aarhaus University in Denmark Wednesday 9 March 2016 at...

“Continuity and Change in Mortuary Customs” a public lecture

A public lecture Continuity and change in mortuary customs: the Jordan Valley in the second and first millennia BC     A lecture given by Dr. John (Jack) D.M. Green ACOR Associate Director  Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.   About the Lecture: Throughout human history...
Pella (Tabqat al Fahl); photo by Bob Miller

“From Village to Bishopric: Pella” by Dr. Stephen Bourke

From Village to Bishopric: Pella in Jordan 2013 Dr. Stephen Bourke Research Associate in Near Eastern Archaeology at Sydney University Tuesday 26 February 2013 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This fully illustrated lecture will focus on recent discoveries...
Mesa house photo by Rollefson

“A Kinder, Greener Black Desert” by Dr. Gary Rollefson

A Kinder, Greener Black Desert: Results of Archaeological Research of Neolithic Sites Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014, 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Passing through the Black Desert in northeastern...

ACOR @ 50: Past, Present, and Future

A public lecture ACOR @ 50: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. A lecture given by Dr. Barbara A. Porter, ACOR Director Reception to Follow   About the Lecture: To inaugurate the ACOR lecture series for our 50th anniversary...
Early Islamic (Kufic) inscription dates 109 AH (AD 727/728) in Wadi Shireh (photo G.J. Corbett)

“Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm” by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett and Firas...

Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm: A Desert Mosque and Waystation from the Time of the Umayyads Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, ACOR Associate Director Firas Bqain, ACOR Administrator Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About...
Chad Hill preparing to launch a fixed wing drone at Feifa, Jordan 2014 (Photo by Morag Kersel)

“Why We Need Drones” by Dr. Austin (Chad) Hill

Why We Need Drones: Case Studies from Archaeological Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Surveys in Wadi al-Qattafi and Feifa, Jordan Dr. Austin (Chad) Hill ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Lecture: In recent...

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