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...

“Sea Peoples and neo-Hittites” an ACOR public lecture Tuesday 16 May 2017

Public Lecture Announcement Sea Peoples and neo-Hittites in the 'Land of Palistin'  Timothy Harrison Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Toronto & Visiting Professor at the American University of Beirut Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to...
Artistic rendering of the water system

“Pipe Dreams and Paradise: The Water System of the Petra Garde and Pool Complex”...

Pipe Dreams and Paradise: The Water System of the Petra Garden and Pool Complex Dr. Leigh-Ann Bedal ACOR-CAORC Fellow and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Behrend College of the Pennsylvania State University Wednesday 29 October 2014 at...

“The Levantine Early Bronze Age,” an ACOR public lecture on Wednesday 28 September 2016

ACOR public lecture announcement The Levantine Early Bronze Age: Re-evaluation and New Vistas Dr. Suzanne Richard ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow & Distinguished Professor of History and Archaeology at Gannon University Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow   About the...
Competitive Archaeology was published by the University of Texas Press in January 2015

“New Sciences of Antiquity and Arab Modernity” by Dr. Elena Dodge Corbett

Ramses Was a Semite: New Sciences of Antiquity and Arab Modernity in the Late Ottoman World Dr. Elena Dodge Corbett Resident Director, Amman Study Center, Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Wednesday 8 April 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception...
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...
Inscriptions and Rock Art from Jabal Manshir (from David F. Graf, Rome and the Arabian Frontier: From the Nabataeans to the Saracens [1997], p. 307)

“Glimpses into Nabataean Culture” by Dr. David Graf

Glimpses into Nabatean Culture and Society based on Inscriptions from the Hisma (Southern Jordan)   Dr. David Graf NEH Fellow, ACOR-CAORC Fellow & Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami Wednesday 17 September 2014 at 6:00 pm Reception...

Why Umm el-Jimal Should Be Included in Tourism Packages and Itineraries

ACOR and USAID SCHEP PUBLIC LECTURE ANNOUNCEMENT "Why Umm el-Jimal Should Be Included in Tourism Packages and Itineraries" Dr. Bert de Vries, Calvin University (Note new date) Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow at ACOR About...

“Protection of Cultural Heritage” an ACOR Lecture on Tuesday 24 January 2017 by Dr....

Public Lecture Announcement A New Perspective for the Protection of Threatened Cultural Heritage Dr. Monther Jamhawi Director General Department of Antiquities of Jordan Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Lecturer: Dr. Monther Jamhawi is the Director...
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...

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