A Near Eastern studies undergraduate class in the JHU Archaeological Museum.
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.
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.
Congratulations to 2003 Near Eastern Studies PhD graduate Dr. Bruce Wells, who will be joining the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin for the 2018-2019 academic year as associate professor of Hebrew Bible.
The Alice Mandell lecture, “Family Ties: Kinship Performance and Covenant in the Hebrew Bible,” which is part of the Lecture Series in Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics, will be held March 12 at 4:30 p.m. It was originally scheduled for March 5.
Join us for the February and March 2018 Lecture Series in Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics, sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies. The series features lecturers Jacqueline Vayntrub from Brandeis University, Lauren Monroe from Cornell University, Jessie DeGraddo from the University of Chicago, and Alice Mandell from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.