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Following the announcement from the Prime Ministry, ACOR will be closed on Thursday 30 April 2015
for the public observance of Labor Day.  ACOR will resume its regular schedule on Saturday 2 May 2015. 

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.

News & Event

Next ACOR Lecture Wednesday 13 May 2015 @ 6 pm

About the lecture: Over the past 40 years there has been a growing awareness that ...


Tiraz - Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress Exhibition

Tiraz Special Exhibit "Golden Threads of Bethlehem"has been extended and will be open ...


Call for Participants: Art of the Crusades

SOAS University of London is looking for ten early career academics, curators or PhD students to ...


Temple of the Winged Lions Project Earns Top Honor

  ACOR’s Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management ...


Temple of the Winged Lions Project Needs Your Help

  Help Petra Reach New Heights Since 2012, ACOR’s Temple of the ...


Announcing Nabataean Conference May 2015 in Provo, Utah

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


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 ...