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Committee on Archaeological Policy
Affiliated Projects

Currently, 77 projects are affiliated with ASOR.This includes 45 field projects and 32 publication projects.

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View "snapshot" summaries of each project.

Cyprus (5 field projects, 5 publications)
Iraq (1 publication)
Israel (15 field projects, 13 publications)
Jordan (22 field projects, 11 publications)
Turkey (2 field projects)
West Bank (3 publications)


P.I. / Director(s)

CYPRUS (5 Field, 5 Publication)


Agrarian Life and Landscape at Politiko-Troullia - field

S. Falconer and P. Fall, UNC Charlotte

Arediou Vouppes:  A Bronze Age Farming Community on Cyprus - field

L. Steel, University of Wales Lampeter

Early Bronze Excavations at Sotira-Kaminoudhia - publication

S. Swiny, SUNY Albany

The Early Neolithic of Cyprus—the Ais Giorkis Project - field

A. Simmons, UNLV

Excavations at Kourion's Amathus Gate Cemetery - publication

Michael Given, University of Glasgow

Lycoming College Expedition to Idalion - field

P. Gaber, Lycoming College

The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project - publication

R. Moore, W. Caraher, and D. Pettegrew, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments Project (KAMBE). - field

Kevin D. Fisher and Sturt W. Manning, University of British Columbia and Cornell University

The Souskiou Project: Community Integration in Prehistoric Cyprus. - publication

E. Peltenburg, University of Edinburgh

Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project - publication

M. Given, V. Kassianidou, A. B. Knapp, J. Noller, University of Glasgow


IRAQ (1 Field)


The Rowanduz Archaeological Program - field

Michael D. Danti


ISRAEL (15 Field, 13 Publication)

Aegean Interactions with the Levant at Tel Kabri - field

E. Cline, George Washington University and A. Yasur-Landau, Tel Aviv University

Archaeological Excavations at Khirbet Qana: Field V, The Veneration Complex. - field

Tom McCollough, Centre College

Borders and Crossroads: Arameans, Phoenicians, and Israelites - field

Robert A. Mullins, Azusa Pacific University and Nava Panitz-Cohen, Hebrew University

Excavations at Shikhin - field

James Riley Strange, David Fiensy, and Mordechai Aviam

Excavations at Tel Kedesh of the Upper Galilee - field

S. Herbert and A. Berlin, University of Michigan

The Fourth Expedition to Lachish - field

Yosef Garfinkel, Michael G. Hasel, and Martin G. Klingbeil

The Galilee Prehistory Project - field

Yorke M. Rowan, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago and Morag Kersel, DePaul University

The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project Excavations – field

A. A. Burke, UCLA and M. Peilstöcker, IAA

Jezreel Expedition - field

Jennie Ebeling and Norma Franklin

Joint Archaeological Expedition to Tell el-Hesi - publication

J. A. Blakely, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tell el-Hesi Board

The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima – publication

R. J. Bull and Vivian Bull.

Joint Sepphoris Project (JSP) and Sepphoris Regional Project (SRP) - publication

E. Meyers, C. Meyers, and B. Gordon, Duke University

Lahav Research Project, Phases I-II - publication

J. D. Seger, Mississippi State University

Lahav Research Project, Phase III - publication

P. Jacobs, Mississippi State University

Lahav Research Project, Phase IV - field

O. Borowski, Emory University

The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon - field and publication

Daniel M. Master and Lawrence E. Stager

Neo-Assyrian Empire in the 7th century - publication

S. Gitin, Albright Institute and CAORC

Omrit Settlement Excavation Project (OSEP). - field

Jennifer Gates-Foster, Michael Nelson, Benjamin Rubin, Daniel Schowalter and Jason Schlude, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Queens College and St. John’s University

The Promontory Palace Excavations - publication

K. L. Gleason, Cornell University

Shikhin Excavations - field

James Riley Strange, Samford University

Tel Gezer Excavation and Publication Project - field

S. M. Ortiz, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and S. Wolff, Israel Antiquities Authority

Tel Kedesh Excavations - publication

S. Herbert and Andrea Berlin

Tel Miqne-Ekron Publications- publication

S. Gitin, Albright Institute and T. Dothan, Hebrew University

Tell 'Ein Zippori (part of SRP) - publication

J.P. Dessel, Carol Meyers, and Eric Meyers

Tell el-Hesi Regional Survey - publication

J. A. Blakely University of Wisconsin-Madison, and J. W. Hardin, Mississippi State University

Tell el-Wawiyat Excavation Project - publication

B. Nakhai, University of Arizona and J. P. Dessel, University of Tennessee

Yotvata Roman Fort Project - publication

Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Gwyn Davies, Florida International University

The Zeitah Excavations - field

R. E. Tappy, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary


JORDAN (22 Field, 11 Publication)

'Ayn Gharandal Archaeological Project - field

Robert Darby and Erin Darby, University of Tennessee

The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project - field

Cynthia Finlayson

Archaeological Expedition to Khirbet Iskander, Jordan and its Environs - field

S. Richard, Gannon University, and J. C. Long, Lubbock Christian University

Azraq Marshes Archaeological and Paleoecological Project - field

April Nowell

Bir Madhkur Project - field

A. M. Smith II, George Washington University

Busayra Cultural Heritage Project (BCHP) - field

Benjamin W. Porter and Stephanie H. Brown

Dhiban Excavation and Development Project – field

B. W. Porter, UC Berkeley, and D. S. Fatkin, Knox College

Druze Marsh Paleolithic Project – field

April Nowell, University of Victoria

Eastern Badia Archaeological Research Project – field

Gary O. Rollefson, Whitman College and Yorke M. Rowan, University of Chicago

Edom Lowlands Regional Archaeological Project – field

Thomas E. Levy, UCSD and Mohammad Najjar

Excavations at Tell er-Rumayth - publication

N. Lapp, ASOR

Expedition to the Dead Sea Plain - publication

R. T. Schaub, ASOR

From Farms to Factories: Anthropogenic Pollution in Heavy Metals as an Indicator of Industrialized Production of Copper in Ancient Western Asia, Phase 2 - field

Russell Adams, University of Waterloo

Hellenistic Petra Project - field

David Graf, University of Miami

Hesban Final Publication Series - publication

O. S. LaBianca, Andrews University, and L. T. Geraty, La Sierra University

Humayma Excavation Project – publication

J. P. Oleson, University of Victoria

Humayma Excavation Project - field

M. Barbara Reeves, Queen’s University

Karak Resources Project (KRP)- field

G. L. Mattingly, Johnson University and J. H. Pace, Elon University

Landscapes of the Dead: Aerial and Pedestrian Site Monitoring at Fifa, Jordan - field

Morag M. Kersel

Madaba Plains Project - 'Umayri – field

Douglas R. Clark, La Sierra University

Madaba Plains Project - Tall Hisban Phase II - field

O. S. LaBianca, Andrews University and B. Walker, Missouri State University

Madaba Plains Project - 'Umayri - publication

L. Herr and D. R. Clark, La Sierra University with a consortium

Madaba Plains Project - Jalul - field

R. W. Younker, Andrews University, Paul Z. Gregor, Andrews University, and Constance Gane

Madaba Plains Project - 'Umayri - field

Douglas R. Clark

Madaba Plains Project - 'Umayri Phase I Publication Project - publication

Larry G. Herr and Douglas R. Clark

MPP Tall Hisban, Phase II - field

Oystein S. LaBianca and Bethany J. Walker

P.W. Lapp's Excavations at Araq el-Emir - publication

N. Lapp, ASOR

Petra Garden & Pool Complex Excavation - field

L.A. Bedal, Pennsylvania State Erie/The Behrend College

Petra North Ridge Project - publication

Megan A. Perry and S.T. Parker, North Carolina State University

Publication of the Excavations at Tell er-Rummeith - publication

Nancy Lapp

Reassessment of the Excavations at Tell Safut – publication

Owen Chesnut, Andrews University

Roman Aqaba Project - publication

S. T. Parker, North Carolina State University

The Shammakh to Ayl Archaeological Survey, Southern Jordan – field

Burton MacDonald, St. Francis Xavier University

Tell Madaba Archaeological Project - publication

Debra Foran and Timothy P. Harrison

Umm al-Jimal Project - publication

B. de Vries, Calvin College

Wadi 'Arabah Earthquake Project – field

T. M. Niemi, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Wadi ath-Thamad Project - publication

P.M. Michèle Daviau, Wilfrid Laurier University


TURKEY (2 Field)

The Kınık Höyük Excavation and Wall Stabilization Project. - field

Lorenzo D’Alfonso, New York University

Tayinat Archaeological Project - field

T. P. Harrison, University of Toronto


WEST BANK (3 Publication )

The Excavation of Tell er Ras - publication

Robert J. Bull, Drew University, and Vivian Bull

Joint Expedition to Tell Balatah/Shechem - publication

E. Campbell, Archaeological Expedition

Ta'anach Excavations - publication

N. Lapp, ASOR/Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and Hamed Salem, Birzeit University

For questions, contact:
Committee on Archaeological Research and Policy (CAP)
Thomas E. Levy (Chair)
Stephen Savage (Consultant on Geographic Information Systems and Archaeological Data Sharing)