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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

ACOR Lecture: Dr. David Graf Wed 17 September '14 @ 6 pm

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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 ...

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Dr. Glenn Corbett named new Associate Director of ACOR

ACOR is please to announce that Dr. Glenn Corbett has accepted the position of Associate Director ...

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Dr. Christopher Tuttle named new Executive Director of CAORC

Christopher A. Tuttle, the ACOR Associate Director in Amman,will move to Washington, D.C. in July ...

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Listen to Radio Interview of Dr. Barbara Porter ACOR Director

Listen to Barbara A. Porter, ACOR Director interviewed on Radio 105.9 FM Hawa Amman. This recording ...

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US Scholars: Fulbright Awards to study in Jordan

Attention U.S. Scholars interested to research or study in Jordan: The Fulbright program  offer a ...

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Conference "Egypt and Mediterranean Countries Through the Ages" 15-18 October 2014 in Cairo, Egypt

The Cairo University announces the first International Conference "Egypt and Mediterranean ...

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