Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Jane McMahon | Standing Stone Circles: Megalithic monuments in North-west Arabia

Jane McMahon | University of Western Australia Standing Stone Circles: Megalithic monuments in North-west Arabia More information Please contact Holly Winter Click here to email …….. Everyone is welcome to attend the Near Eastern Seminar Series. When Monday 3May, 4:00-5:00 (AEST) Where On Zoom If you aren’t on the NESS email list please click here …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Madaline Harris-Schober: Revisiting Philistine Ritual Architecture of the Southern Levant

Madaline Harris-Schober | University of Melbourne | Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München Revisiting Philistine Ritual Architecture of the Southern Levant: The Issue of Definition The lack of universal definition and methodology for the identification of cult and ritual practise in the archaeological record has led to the misidentification of Philistine ritual buildings. The future of understanding Philistine ritual …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Melissa Kennedy and Hugh Thomas: Investigating the Prehistoric Arid Landscapes of Middle Holocene Saudi Arabia

Dr Melissa Kennedy and Dr Hugh Thomas | University of Western Australia Investigating the Prehistoric Arid Landscapes of Middle Holocene Saudi Arabia: New data from Al Ula and Khaybar More information Please contact Holly Winter Click here to email …….. Everyone is welcome to attend the Near Eastern Seminar Series. When Monday 12 April, 4:00-5:00 …

NEAF Public lecture and AGM

Dr Pam Watson | University of New England STEALTH BOMBERS IN THE BLACK DESERT WEIRD EXPERIENCES WORKING BESIDE WAR ZONES Public Lecture Inspired by a strange encounter with stealth bombers in the Black Desert of Jordan in 2015, this talk is not a serious empirical account of archaeological work nor an analysis of past or …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Professor Alison Betts: Ecstasy Meets Paleoethnobotany

Professor Alison Betts | University of Sydney Ecstasy Meets Paleoethnobotany: Botanical Stimulants in Ancient Inner Asia Archaeobotanical research is often focused on plants collected or cultivated for food consumption, with less attention paid to plants used for medicinal or ritual purposes. The prehistory and early history of Inner Asia offers some interesting evidence for the …