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SOLAR

The Spatial Observation Lab for Archaeological Research (SOLAR) specializes in applications of spatial technologies, including satellite imagery and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping, for investigations of the ancient past.

The Archaeological Water Histories of Oman (ArWHO) project is collaborative archaeological research effort investigating the long-term role of water and trade in ancient Oman.

ArWHO

The Archaeological Water Histories of Oman (ArWHO) project is collaborative archaeological research effort investigating the long-term role of water and trade in ancient Oman.

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The Southern Red Sea Archaeological Histories (SRSAH) Project is a collaborative research effort involving Ethiopian, American, Canadian, French, and Italian students and scholars investigating the ancient Horn of Africa.

SRSAH

The Southern Red Sea Archaeological Histories (SRSAH) Project is a collaborative research effort involving Ethiopian, American, Canadian, French, and Italian students and scholars investigating the ancient Horn of Africa.

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Landscape History of Hadramawt wins Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Book Award

Landscape History of Hadramawt: The Roots of Agriculture in Southern Arabia (RASA) Project 1998-2008, published in 2020 by the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, has been awarded the 2022 Anna Marguerite McCann Award for Fieldwork Reports presented by the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). The book was edited by Joy McCorriston, Professor of Anthropology at The Ohio State […]

We discovered an ancient town!

The JHU Spatial Observation Lab for Archaeological Research (SOLAR) is pleased to announce the first publication on our discovery of the ancient town of Beta Samati. News coverage is available here… Archeologists unearth lost town from little-known ancient East African empire – CNN Ancient buried town in Ethiopia uncovered – BBC Radio Lost Ethiopian town […]