Words in the Sand: A New Monumental Latin Inscription from ‘Ayn Gharandal Dr. Robert Darby & Dr. Erin Darby University of Tennessee Tuesday 3 June 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture On 17 June 2013, the ‘Ayn Gharandal Archaeological Project discovered a monumental imperial Latin inscription in the ruins of the Late […]
The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau in Petra: UAV/Drone Mapping and New Theories Concerning Functions and Importance Dr. Cynthia Finlayson Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Brigham Young University Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Dr. Finlayson is leading the Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project to map scientifically the Monastery at
Western Christian Pilgrims to the Holy Land in the Early Ottoman Period Dr. Robert Shick Independent Scholar, Author, and Ongoing ACOR Publication Fellow Wednesday 19 March 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This talk will examine the varied experiences of some Western Christian pilgrims who traveled to the Holy Land during the
A Kinder, Greener Black Desert: Results of Archaeological Research of Neolithic Sites Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014, 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Passing through the Black Desert in northeastern Jordan, one is struck by the lifeless and forbidding character of the landscape.
The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Unprecedented population growth, environmental degradation, and a reduction of rainfall by the end of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB) period (c. 8,700-7,000 BC) resulted
The Lives of Pots: Grave Goods, Excavated Artifacts, Looted Items, and Collected Objects from the Early Bronze Age Mortuary Sites on the Dead Sea Plain of Jordan Dr. Morag Kersel Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at DePaul University, Chicago ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Wednesday 29 January 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the
Messages from the Desert: New Insights into Thamudic Inscriptions and Rock Drawings from Jordan’s Wadi Ramm Dr. Glenn J. Corbett Director of the Wadi Hafir Petroglyph Survey, Former ACOR NEH Fellow and Independent Scholar Wednesday 25 September at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Dr. Glenn J. Corbett will speak about the 2,000 year-old
From Village to Bishopric: Pella in Jordan 2013 Dr. Stephen Bourke Research Associate in Near Eastern Archaeology at Sydney University Tuesday 26 February 2013 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This fully illustrated lecture will focus on recent discoveries at Pella, drawn mainly from the 2011 and 2013 field seasons. It will touch