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Near Eastern Archaeology

Archaeological discoveries continually enrich our understanding of the people, culture, history, and literature of the Middle East. The heritage of its peoples - from urban civilization to the Bible - both inspires and fascinates. Near Eastern Archaeology brings to life the ancient world from Mesopotamia to the Mediterranean with vibrant images and authoritative analyses. NEA (ISSN 1094-2076) is published four times each year (quarterly); March, June, September, and December.

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Current Issue:

NEA Cover Near Eastern Archaeology 77.3 (September 2014): Special Issue: Cyber-Archaeology

This 96-page issue covers Cyber-Archaeology and includes the following six articles: ArchField in Jordan: Real-Time GIS Data Recording for Archaeological Excavations by Neil Smith and Thomas Levy, New Approaches to Spatial Archaeometry: Applications from the Near East by Jesse Casana, Drones in Archaeology: Integrated Data Capture, Processing, and Dissemination in the al-Ula Valley, Saudi Arabia by Neil Smith, Luca Passone, Said al-Said, Mohamed al-Farhan, and Thomas Levy, Mapping with Aerial Photographs: Recording the Past, the Present, and the Invisible at Marj Rabba, Israel by Austin (Chad) Hill, Yorke Rowan, and Morag Kersel, and more!

Past Issue:

NEA Cover Near Eastern Archaeology 77.2 (June 2014): Special Issue: Herod the Great

This 96-page issue examines Herod the Great and includes the following six articles: The Legacies of Herod the Great by Barbara Burrell, The Landscape Palaces of Herod the Great by Kathryn L. Gleason, Buildings for Mass Entertainment: Tradition and Innovation in Herodian Construction by Zeev Weiss, Herod the Tastemaker by Andrea M. Berlin, Wall Painters in Herodian Judea by Silvia Rozenberg, and Herodian Innovation: The Glass Industry by Lisa C. Kahn. The issue concludes with a thematic book review section on reference works and women, family, and society.

We will follow up Herod the Great with another 96-page, thematic issue. September's focus will be on Cyber-archaeology, guest-edited by Tom Levy.

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Thomas Schneider (University of British Columbia)

Managing Editor:
Aaron D. Rabinowitz

Book Review Editor:
Stephen C. Russell (John Jay College, CUNY)

Editorial Board:

Class of 2014
Beth Alpert Nakhai (University of Arizona)
Marica Cassis (Memorial University)
Michael Harrower (Johns Hopkins University)

Class of 2015
Richard S. Hess (Denver Seminary)
Nadine Moeller (Oriental Institute)
Jason Ur (Harvard University)

Class of 2013
Ömür Harmansah (Brown University)
Ann Marie Knoblauch (Virginia Tech)
K. Lawson Younger (Trinity International University)

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Thomas Schneider
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University of British Columbia
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