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Public Lecture by Dr. Michael Kozuh of Auburn University

Public Lecture by Dr. Michael Kozuh of Auburn University

The Department of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins presents a public lecture by Michael Kozuh, the Jane Dickson Lanier Professor of History at Auburn University, titled “‘The People of […]

Dr. Theodore Lewis to Present Hyvernat Lecture at Catholic University of America

Dr. Theodore Lewis to Present Hyvernat Lecture at Catholic University of America

Prof. Theodore J. Lewis, the Blum-Iwry Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins, will present the Tenth Annual Hyvernat Lecture at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., […]

2023 ANSHE Lecture to Feature Dr. Joseph Lam

2023 ANSHE Lecture to Feature Dr. Joseph Lam

Dr. Joseph Lam, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present a lecture titled “Theorizing Multilingualism in Late Bronze […]

GoFundMe Campaigns for Zincirli Höyük/Fevzipaşa and Alalah/Tell Atchana

On February 6, 2023, southern Turkey and northwestern Syria were devastated by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which has claimed the lives of more than 20,000 people and destroyed multiple towns, […]

Sanchita Balachandran Featured on Podcast, “How were people mummified?”

Sanchita Balachandran, Associate Director of the Archaeological Museum, is featured on the kids’ science podcast Brains On in a discussion about how people in ancient Egypt were mummified. The podcast […]

Paul Delnero Quoted in The New Yorker

Assyriology professor Paul Delnero was recently quoted in an article published by The New Yorker, an American weekly magazine that has a circulation of over one million people. The article, […]

Glenn Schwartz Receives Prestigious Award at ASOR 2022

The Department of Near Eastern Studies is proud to announce that Prof. Glenn M. Schwartz has received the P. E. MacAllister Field Archaeology Award at the American Schools of Overseas […]

Protective Childbirth Tattoos on Ancient Egyptian Mummies and Figurines

Protective Childbirth Tattoos on Ancient Egyptian Mummies and Figurines

Johns Hopkins Egyptologist Marie-Lys Arnette co-published (with Anne Austin) an article titled “On Ink and Clay: Tattooed Mummified Human Remains and Female Figurines from Deir el-Medina” in last month’s edition […]

2022 Iwry Lecture – Virginia Herrmann, PhD

November 1, 2022 @ 5:00 pm Attend a lecture with Dr. Virginia Herrmann titled “The Living, the Dead, and the Gods in an Iron Age City: The Katumuwa Stele from […]

Registration Open for Prescription to Prediction

Registration Open for Prescription to Prediction

The Ancient Sciences in Cross-cultural perspective The Department of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University and The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University […]