Publications / June 2017

NEA 80:2 Table of Contents

Badia) has intrigued and repelled western travelers and observers. This special issue of Near Eastern Archaeology focuses on some projects located in the rough and rugged eastern desert of Jordan and is titled Repopulating the Badia.
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Publications / June 2017

NEA 80:2 Table of Contents

Badia) has intrigued and repelled western travelers and observers. This special issue of Near Eastern Archaeology focuses on some projects located in the rough and rugged eastern desert of Jordan and is titled Repopulating the Badia.
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November 15-18, 2017

2017 Annual Meeting

ASOR’s Annual Meeting will be held in Boston from November 15-18. The event brings together ASOR’s vibrant academic community to present their current findings and research, and it attracts over 1,000 scholars and enthusiasts of the ancient Near East and the wider Mediterranean.
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November 15-18, 2017

About The 2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 ASOR Annual Meeting will be held in Boston, MA, from November 15-18, 2017. The Annual Meeting brings together ASOR’s vibrant academic community to present their current findings and discuss their research. The conference attracts over 1,000 scholars and enthusiasts of archaeology, linguistics, geography, epigraphy, anthropology, and other fields related to the study of the ancient Near East.
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The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 6.4

Before the Kingdom of Israel

“The Land Before the Kingdom of Israel: Asking New Questions of Old Data,” by Brendon Benz. Biblical traditions famously hold that ancient Israel was set apart from among the nations. United by a common tribal identity and the history of a bucolic way of life, Israel was prepared to establish an egalitarian community in the southern Levant that stood in direct opposition to the hierarchical polities of their polytheistic Canaanite counterparts who inhabited the land.
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The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 6.4

Before the Kingdom of Israel

“The Land Before the Kingdom of Israel: Asking New Questions of Old Data,” by Brendon Benz. Biblical traditions famously hold that ancient Israel was set apart from among the nations. United by a common tribal identity and the history of a bucolic way of life, Israel was prepared to establish an egalitarian community in the southern Levant that stood in direct opposition to the hierarchical polities of their polytheistic Canaanite counterparts who inhabited the land.
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ASOR CHI / June 2016

Mitigation Work in Syria

The Idlib Governorate in Syria has been hard-hit since 2011. Recently, Khan Sheikhoun was targeted in a chemical weapons attack that killed 92 people. ASOR, in partnership with The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative, is supporting emergency mitigation efforts in Maarat al-Numan. We have received half of the funds required to complete the project, and we need to raise an additional $5,000 to complete emergency mitigation efforts at a second museum site.
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ASOR CHI / June 2016

Mitigation Work in Syria

The Idlib Governorate in Syria has been hard-hit since 2011. Recently, Khan Sheikhoun was targeted in a chemical weapons attack that killed 92 people. ASOR, in partnership with The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative, is supporting emergency mitigation efforts in Maarat al-Numan. We have received half of the funds required to complete the project, and we need to raise an additional $5,000 to complete emergency mitigation efforts at a second museum site.
Learn More >