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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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