A Near Eastern studies undergraduate class in the JHU Archaeological Museum.
Studying Archaeological Histories From Space
Prof. Michael Harrower uses satellites to study archaeological histories. Here, a Worldview-2 satellite image of an oasis near Yanqul, Oman, has been laid over a topographic image from Japan's Advanced Land Observing Satellite.
Get Involved With Fieldwork
Archaeological fieldwork at Kurd Qaburstan in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, led by Prof. Glenn Schwartz.
A Hands-on Learning Experience
Students recreate an iconic ancient Greek kylix in a course in experiential archaeology.
Excavating an Ancient Egyptian Burial Site
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers and students, led by Prof. Betsy Bryan, conducts fieldwork at the Temple of the Goddess Mut dig site in Luxor, Egypt.
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Dr. Martin Worthington, University of Cambridge, will present the lecture, “Ancient Mesopotamia Was All About Writing. Or Was It?” at 5:30 p.m. in Gilman Hall 130G, the Near Eastern Studies seminar room.
Join us at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 for “How Did the Egyptians Learn Cuneiform? The Amarna Archive Reconsidered,” a lecture by Dr. Jana Mynářová of Charles University in Prague. The event will be held in Gilman Hall 130G.
The 2017 Samuel Iwry Lecture presents Sidnie White Crawford, Willa Cather professor of classics and religious studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Monday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Mudd Hall 26. Professor Crawford will deliver the lecture, “What the Dead Sea Scrolls Teach Us About the Bible.” Please join Professor Crawford for coffee before the lecture at 5 p.m.