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ACOR will close at 2 PM on Sunday 21 December

ACOR will also close on 25/12/14 and 1/1/15
 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.
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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

New ACOR Administrator Mr. Firas Bqain

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

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Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Awards TWLCRM project

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

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Kathy Nimri Retirement

ACOR Administrator Kathy Nimri retires Mrs. Kathy Nimri has retired after nearly ...

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ACOR Newsletter Vol. 26.1 is now published and available online

ACOR Newsletter Vol. 26.1 is now online.  Enjoy! 

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Two CAORC Fellowships for American scholars - Deadline 31 January 2015

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

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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 ...

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Announcing Nabataean Conference May 2015 in Provo, Utah

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

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