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On the precipice of fieldwork: Preparing for the Dhiban Project’s 2012 season

Benjamin Porter, associate professor of Near Eastern archaeology | June 12, 2012

“When are you headed out?” my colleague asked me casually over coffee one sunny afternoon recently at Strada.  “Next month,” I told her.  “A big season?” she asked. “Yeah, pretty big – 40 people.”  This is typical banter for what I call “Month of May” conversations among archaeologists.  The semester is over, grades are turned … Continue reading »