The University of California San Diego reports on its projects in Israel and Jordan.
Mark McDonald provides information and links on the archaeological sites of the region from Turkey to Southwestern Iran.
A description including: emergence, excavation, discovery and decipherment, reconstructing history, and a table of Mesopotamian chronology.
Discussion of the archaeology of Old World legumes including pictures and readings.
Established in 1957, the lab maintains a unique research environment, combining the Peabody Museum's famous collections of stone tools dating from 1.8 million to 7000 years ago with state-of-the-art computer technology. Includes: links, staff, projects and contact information.
Bibliographies of archaeobotanical site reports from the Near East and watercolors.
Devoted to the study of the ancient (from c. 3100 BCE) and contemporary cultures found within modern day Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Rhodes, Cyprus, Iraq, (to some extent Armenia, Azerbaijan, and the Republic of Georgia) and western Iran.
From Ekathimerini, away from the ongoing violence, researchers uncover the vestiges of Palestine's Byzantine past.
From Yahoo!, thriving Bronze Age drug trade supplied narcotics to ancient cultures throughout the eastern Mediterranean as balm for the pain of childbirth and disease, proving a sophisticated knowledge of medicines dating back thousands of years.
A multi-year excavation and survey project aimed at defining archaeological correlates of ancient imperialism, colonialism and culture contact in the Mesopotamian frontier zone.