Learning to Label Properly with the Bahrain Collection

Everyone has family heirlooms kicking around in their basements, attics, garages, spare bedrooms; things that your parents or grandparents considered absolutely too important to throw out. In my family, this can range anywhere from my dad’s old report card to every issue of Time Magazine ever. Imagine, though, looking through…

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Worlds Apart: Conferencing as both Classicist and Archaeologist

As the new academic year launches into full swing, I find myself looking back over the spectacular year(s!!) From Stone to Screen has had, and I wonder what lies in store for the rest of 2015, and especially 2016. I recently compiled a ‘CV’ for our project, showcasing all of…

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Islamic Glazed Vessel Sherds and Their Possible Mamluk Origins

The Islamic Glazed Vessel Sherds in the George Fuller Collection consist of an unidentified jumble of glazed ceramic pieces, shown by their differences in size, decoration and weight to have originated in a wide variety of ceramic mediums. Given that the pieces are only sherds, these identifications are guesses rather…

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Recollections of Tell-es-Safi/Gath 2015: When I Learned Tureas are the Real MVP

The Tell-es-Safi/Gath project has recently been receiving much attention due to the recent discovery of the monumental city gate. As someone who was there at the time of the discovery, I can attest to the fact that it was very exciting to see and to be a part of! But…

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