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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

"Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age: Implications of a New Radiocarbon Chronology"

  ACOR Lecture on Tuesday 27 January 2015 @ 6:00 pm in the ACOR Library "Egypt ...


Request for Application for SCHEP program

Announcing a REQEST FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA) for the USAID funded Sustainable Cultural Heritage ...


New ACOR Administrator Mr. Firas Bqain

New Staff Changes: The new ACOR Administrator is Firas Bqain. He was the Events ...


Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Awards TWLCRM project

ACOR is proud to note that the Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resources Management (TWLCRM) ...


ACOR Newsletter Vol. 26.1 is now published and available online

ACOR Newsletter Vol. 26.1 is now online.  Enjoy! 


Two CAORC Fellowships for American scholars - Deadline 31 January 2015

The CAORC 2014/2015 Multi-Country Research Fellowship and Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Research ...


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 ...