2013 Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize
The William F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem is pleased to announce the winner of the twelfth annual competition for the Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize. This award offers $650 for the best published article or paper presented at a conference by a Ph.D. candidate in Syro-Palestinian or Biblical Archaeology. Authors may be of any nationality but the article or paper must be in English.
The joint winners this year are Heather Dana Davis Parker (at right, PhD candidate in Northwest Semitics and Hebrew Bible in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at The Johns Hopkins University) and Ashley Fiutko Arico (below, PhD candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at The Johns Hopkins University).
Their paper, “A Moabite-Inscribed Statue Fragment from Kerak: Possible Egyptian Parallels,” was presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, both in San Francisco.
The Sean W. Dever Prize was established in 2001 by Mrs. Norma Dever and Professor William G. Dever, in memory of their son Sean.