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...
Inscripted block (lower right) as found in 'Ayn Gharandal gate area. Photo Darby 2013.

“A New Monumental Latin Inscription from ‘Ayn Gharandal” by Drs. Robert and Erin Darby

Words in the Sand: A New Monumental Latin Inscription from 'Ayn Gharandal Dr. Robert Darby & Dr. Erin Darby University of Tennessee Tuesday 3 June 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture On 17 June 2013, the ‘Ayn Gharandal...
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...
Heinrich Wölfli arriving in Jerusalem in 1520. (Heinrich Wölflis Reise nach Jerusalem 1520/1521. Edited by Hans Bloesch. Bern: Die Schweizer Bibliophilen Gesellschaft, 1929).

“Western Christian Pilgrims to the Holy Land” by Dr. Robert Schick

Western Christian Pilgrims to the Holy Land in the Early Ottoman Period Dr. Robert Shick Independent Scholar, Author, and Ongoing ACOR Publication Fellow Wednesday 19 March 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This talk will examine the varied...
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...

“The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia” by Dr. Gary Rollefson

The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Unprecedented population growth, environmental degradation, and a reduction of rainfall by...
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...
An example of signed rock art from Wadi Ramm. Photo G.J. Corbett.

“New Insights into Thamudic Inscriptions” by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett

Messages from the Desert: New Insights into Thamudic Inscriptions and Rock Drawings from Jordan's Wadi Ramm Dr. Glenn J. Corbett Director of the Wadi Hafir Petroglyph Survey, Former ACOR NEH Fellow and Independent Scholar Wednesday 25 September at...
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...
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