Reports From the Field Tall Hisban Excavations, 2013 Field Season Week Two (May 26-30) The second week of a brief three-week field season is the most “excavation-heavy”, with less time spent on logistics and all efforts channeled into achieving our research goals. It was a very eventful and productive seven days. The week also brought to the site many … [Read more...] about Dr. Walker’s Report from the Field, Week Two.
Reports From the Field Tall Hisban Excavations, 2013 Field Season Week One (May 19-23) Phase III of the long-running excavations at Tall Hisban began last Sunday with a new administrative structure, a new research agenda, new housing, and new technologies. The multi-disciplinary project, now subsumed by the larger Jordan Field School through Andrews … [Read more...] about Dr. Walker’s Report from the Field, Week One
Greetings from sunny Madaba Jordan! The city is so beautiful and I am happy to be writing to you as one among the most diverse and talented teams Tell Hisban has seen. We are extremely international this year, representing such countries as Germany, Denmark, Russia, Greece, Italy, Norway, Jordan, and the United States. Our team also comes from many disciplines such as History, … [Read more...] about 5/22/2013 Update from Nikki
Reports from the Field Northern Jordan Project 2012 Season The Upper Wadi Shellaleh survey – al-Shajrah and Kharjah villages Week Three (June 3 - 8 ) The exhausted but happy feeling of accomplishment ….. On this, the students’ last day in Jordan, most of the team members are taking leave of new friends and doing last minute shopping for many of the … [Read more...] about Reports from the Field (Week Three – 2012)
Week two of the NJP based in Irbid, Jordan, found our students exploring dusty caves, wandering through the ancient ruins of Jerash and the Amman Citadel, and enjoying simple pleasures such as stopping for strong Arabic coffee along the roadside. The students have shared a variety of experiences this week. Some were invited into the homes of local residents for sumptuous … [Read more...] about Culture Corner (Week Two – 2012)