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Welcome to ACOR in Amman, Jordan. The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. ACOR’s main activities include a fellowship program for scholars, archaeological excavation and restoration projects, other academic programs. Read More >>

New Brochures for ACOR

In 2013 ACOR developed a number of new promotional materials to support ongoing outreach and fundraising efforts  Please view the new brochures below.  You will also find links to download [ ... ]

ACOR Publications

Arabic for Archaeologists, prepared by Robert Schick as a revised version of Paul Lapp's original. Previous revisions by Nancy Lapp were made in in 1971 and 1990. The easy to use pocke [ ... ]

ACOR Hostel Overview

ACOR provides accommodation for scholars and students who visit and work in Jordan. These are usually double rooms and roommates are a possibility during times of high occupancy. Rooms have en [ ... ]

ACOR Library

ACOR LIBRARY HOURS & INFO:  Sunday-Thursday: 8 AM - 4 PM Saturday:  9 AM - 2 PM Closed Fridays & Holidays ************ Contact us : Tel: 06 - 5346117 Ext [ ... ]

Other Articles

News & Event

Archaeology in Jordan, 2012 & 2013 Seasons - now published in American Journal of Archaeology

We are happy to announce the publication of the newsletter entitled "Archaeology in Jordan, 2012 ...


Call for proposals: 2015 Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation DEADLINE 18.DEC.2014

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2015 Ambassador’s ...


Announcing Nabataean Conference May 2015 in Provo, Utah

  The International Conference on the Nabataean Culture will be held 6-9 May 2015 ...


Upcoming ACOR Lecture: 29 October 2014 @ 6:00 pm

About the Lecture: Visitors to Petra are characteristically amazed by its immense ...


Jordan Museum Special Exhibition on Petra now open

Visit the Jordan Museum to see their special Petra Exhibition. It will be on display until 17 ...


New ACOR Newsletter Vol.25.2 Winter 2013 now online

The latest ACOR newsletter, Vol. 25.2 (Winter 2013) is now online.  Find it on the ACOR website ...


ACOR T-shirts now for sale

ACOR now has a specially designed T-shirt created for us by Jo-Bedu and available for sale during ...