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Near East & Middle East

Abila Archaeological Project
Website for the project at Abila, Jordan--with dig info, history, and near eastern links

ABZU
A guide to online resources for the study of the ancient Near East, from the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago

The Archaeological Settlements of Turkey
An inventory of Turkish settlement sites: In Turkish and English

ASOR
The home page of the American Schools of Oriental Research includes information on publications, fellowships, meetings, membership, etc.

Çatalhöyük
Information about the history, excavations, and visiting this Neolithic site in Turkey.

The Excavations at Hattusha
Lets you tour the capital of the Hittite Empire, the Late Bronze Age superpower of the Near East.

Iranian Cultural Heritage News Agency
News and commentary on archaeology in Iran, updated frequently.

Karak Resources Project
An on-going multidisciplinary research project in Jordan

Mysteries of Çatalhöyük
The Science Museum of Minnesota's interactive site on one of the world's oldest cities and its archaeological exploration

Near Eastern Archaeology
Abstracts of articles in recent issues and an index of articles published between 1983 and 1987, from the American Schools of Oriental Research

Oriental Institute
Home page of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Scrolls from the Dead Sea
The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship - an exhibition at the Library of Congress

Tell Acharneh
The website of the Canadian Archaeological Mission to Tell 'Acharneh, a Bronze and iron Age site near Hama, Syria, that may be the ancient city of Tunip.

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