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The Abu Dhabi Islands Archaeological Survey... __ A thorough archaeological survey project on the coasts and islands of Abu Dhabi. - photos and other illustrations - From ADIAS - http://www.adias-uae.com/

Akko:The Maritime Capital of the Crusader Kingdom __ Archaeological research in the Israeli city of Akko (Crusader Acre). - photos - From the State of Israel - http://www.mfa.gov.il/mfa/go.asp?MFAH0gbx0

Al Mashriq __ About urban archaeology in Beirut, Lebanon. "The city was abandoned during the recent war which creates opportunity for research and regaining information to help with its rebuilding. You will find many photos and read of a very unique archaeological project." - From American University of Beirut - http://almashriq.hiof.no/lebanon/900/930/930.1/beirut/urban/contents.html

The Amuq Valley Regional Projects __ Large archaeological project in Turkey. Reports from several locations in the Amuq Valley. "This valley was the location of the city of Antioch..." - photos - From University of Chicago - http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/PROJ/AMU/Amuq.html

Archaeological Excavations in Israel 2004 __ A lot of volunteer information for the season which is about over. There is a lot of other (non-volunteer) information and you can sort of plan ahead for next year. You will find a newsletter and much more- From Gov,t of Israel - http://tinyurl.com/5b6zs


Archaeological Missions in Nisa __ "The first Italian mission (University of Turin) in Nisa was in 1990. The aim of these missions (and future ones) is to make a general topographical map of old Nisa and to learn the relationships between each building of the fortress located in the south part of Nisa." You will find season reports from 2000 and 2001. - illustrated - From Edward C. D. Hopkins - http://www.parthia.com/nisa/default.htm

Archaeologist Discovers Jerusalem City Wall from Tenth Century B.C.E. __ "A section of an ancient city wall of Jerusalem from the tenth century B.C.E. -- possibly built by King Solomon -- has been revealed in archaeological excavations..."  A news story. - From sciencedaily.com - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100222094757.htm
�atalh�y�k __ An overview of research at �atalh�y�k, Turkey. - From About.com - http://archaeology.about.com/library/weekly/aa013199.htm?once=true&

�atalh�y�k __ About research being carried out at �atalh�y�k." - photos and other illustrations - �atalh�y�k is the oldest known urban center in the world. - From University of Cambridge - http://www.catalhoyuk.com/ 


CenturyOne Foundation, Inc. __ Main Page - About the CenturyOne foundation and their projects in the Middle East. - http://www.centuryone.org/
Cumulative table of contents - Archeological Sites in Israel __ Here are links to dozens of research sites in Israel. Each link leads to an overview of the project. - illustrated - From Government of Israel - http://tinyurl.com/5dxoq

Dig the Bible __ "This web site is dedicated to Biblical Archaeology - where Biblical Studies and Archaeology intersect. It's goal is to help individuals, particularly the lay person, gain a better understanding of the Bible through the use of Archaeology." - illustrated - From  Doyle Lynch - http://www.digbible.org/

Digging Biblical History At 'The End Of The World' __ "Tel Aviv University archaeologists are studying Tel Megiddo, the New Testament location of "Armageddon," and unearthing truths about King Solomon."  A news article. - From sciencedaily.com - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071120142829.htm

Gordion Excavations Project __ "Identification of the site as Gordion, the capital of the Phrygian kingdom in the first millennium B.C., is based on correlations between information from ancient authors and the archaeological sequence and geographical setting, as well as the wealth demonstrated by tumulus burials and the city itself." You will find reports, research specifics, local life, photos and links to related material. - illustrated - From R. C. Henrickson - http://home.att.net/~gordion/index.html

Gordion Symposium at Society for American Archaeology (New Orleans 2001)__ You will find a brief abstract and information about research at Gordion, a famous Iron Age city. You will also find information about the researchers. - From Society for American Archaeology - http://home.att.net/~gordion/saa-abstracts.html

Hamoukar, the Worlds Oldest Known City in Syria __ Research and discovery of the world's oldest known city in Syria. - From Pagewise - http://meme.essortment.com/hamoukar_rjcf.htm

The Iranian: The magic of Marlik __ A very brief summary of the archaeological site of Marlik. There are excellent click-to-view photos of artifacts. - From The Iranian - http://www.iranian.com/History/June97/Marlik/index.shtml

Iran's Burnt City yields ancient graves __ "The 12th phase of Burnt City archeological excavations in Iran's southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province has yielded 12 ancient graves."  A news article. - illustrated - From archaeologydaily.com - http://www.archaeologydaily.com/news/20081231213/Iran-39s-Burnt-City-yields-ancient-graves.html

Jerablus Tahtani Project, Syria __ "The Jerablus Tahtani Project, North Syria, is an interdisciplinary research programme designed to investigate four key themes:"  Learn about the Uruk Civilization and the archaeological research. - illustrated - From University of Edinburgh - http://www.arcl.ed.ac.uk/arch/jerablus/jerahome.html#Introduction

Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for archaeology either. - From adprima.com - http://www.adprima.com/lesson.htm

Marine Turtle Exploitation in Bronze Age Oman __ "Archaeologists working over the past decade at Ra's al-Hadd in Oman have been uncovering the remains of a coastal community that lived there during the third millennium BC. Ra's al-Hadd is located at the eastern most tip of the country..." Learn about the relationship of these ancient people with the sea turtle. - From Marine Turtle Newsletter - http://www.seaturtle.org/mtn/archives/mtn81/mtn81p7.shtml

Middle Eastern Culture History and Archaeology __ You will find Cultural history and archaeological investigations into the ancient worlds of the Middle East.  There are many resources and links. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/neareastern/Middle_Eastern_Culture_History_and_Archaeology.htm

Near Eastern archaeology __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_Eastern_archaeology

Persepolis and Ancient Iran __ Divided into four categories: the Persepolis Terrace, the prehistoric mound of Tall-I-Bakun, Istakhr, and aerial surveys. - From Oriental Institute of Chicago - http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/PA/IRAN/PAAI/PAAI.html

Petra - Myth and Reality __ Archaeology has separated myth from reality at the ancient "Rose City" of Petra in Jordan. Follow a day at the dig. - illustrated - From Al Mashria/ARAMCO - http://almashriq.hiof.no/jordan/900/930/petra/myth/

The Petra Great Temple__ About Brown University's excavations at the Petra Great Temple in Jordan. - photos and reports - From Brown University - http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Anthropology/Petra/


Pottery types of the Levant __ You will find drawings of pottery types from different eras. - illustrated - From centuryone.org - http://www.centuryone.org/pottery.html

Scrolls From the Dead Sea __ An online exhibit.  "The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship brings before the American people a selection from the scrolls which have been the subject of intense public interest." - illustrated - From Library of Congress - http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/deadsea.scrolls.exhibit/intro.html

Sharjah Archaeological Museum __ You will find information about archaeological sites and culture of the emirate of Sharjah, in English and Arabic. - illustrated - From sharjahmuseums.ae - http://www.sharjahmuseums.ae/

Syria Archaeology - Archaeology of Syria __ List of resources and links about Syrian archaeology. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/syria/Syria_Archaeology.htm



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