Publications

Books

McCorriston, J. and M.J. Harrower, editors (in press) Landscape History of Hadramawt: The Roots of Agriculture in Southern Arabia (RASA) Project 1998-2008. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, University of California, Los Angeles.

Harrower, M. (2016) Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology: Ancient Yemen and the American West. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Comer, D. and M. Harrower, editors (2013) Mapping Archaeological Landscapes from Space. Springer: New York.

Select Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Sivitskis, A.J., J.W. Lehner, M.J. Harrower, I.A. Dumitru, P.E. Paulsen, S. Nathan, D.R. Viete, S. Al-Jabri, B. Helwing, F. Wiig, D. Moraetis, and B. Pracejus (in review) Detecting and Mapping Slag Heaps at Ancient Copper Production Sites in Oman. Remote Sensing

Harrower, M.J., I.A. Dumitru, C. Perlingieri, S. Nathan, Kifle Zerue, J.L. Lamont, A. Bausi, J.L. Swerida, J.L. Bongers, H.S. Woldekiros, L.A. Poolman, C.M. Pohl, S.A. Brandt, E.A. Peterson (in press) Beta Samati: discovery and excavation of an Aksumite town (Ethiopia). Antiquity

Comer, D.C., J.A. Comer, I.A. Dumitru, W.S. Ayres, M.J. Levin, K. Seikel, D.A. White, M.J. Harrower (2019) Airborne LiDAR Reveals a Vast Archaeological Landscape at the Nan Madol World Heritage Site. Remote Sensing 11(18): 2152.

Dumitru, I.A. and M.J. Harrower (2018) Mapping Ancient Production and Trade of Copper from Oman and Obsidian from Ethiopia, in Stories of Globalization: The Red Sea and the Persian Gulf from Late Prehistory to Early Modernity, A. Manzo, C. Zazzaro, and D.J. De Falco (editors), pp. 74-94, Brill: Leiden.

Dumitru, I.A. and M.J. Harrower (2018) From Rural Collectibles to Global Commodities: Copper from Oman and Obsidian from Ethiopia, in Globalization in Prehistory: Contact, Exchange and the ‘People Without History’, pp. 232-262, N. Boivin and M. Frachetti (editors), Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Wiig, F., M.J. Harrower, A.P. Braun, S. Nathan, J.W. Lehner, K.M. Simon, J.O. Sturm, J. Trinder, I.A. Dumitru, S. Hensely, and T. Clark (2018) Mapping a Subsurface Water Channel with X-band and C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar at the Iron Age Archaeological Site of ‘Uqdat al-Bakrah (Safah), Oman. Geosciences 8(9): 334.

Sivitskis, A.J., M.J. Harrower, I.A. Dumitru, H. David-Cuny, S. Nathan, D.R. Viete, F. Wiig, K.W. Lewis, A.K. Taylor, E.N. Dollarhide, B. Zaitchik, S. Al-Jabri, K.J.T. Livi, A. Braun (2018) Hyperspectral Satellite Imagery Detection of Ancient Raw Material Sources: Soft-stone Vessel Production at Aqir al-Shamoos (Oman). Archaeological Prospection 25(4): 363-374.

Harrower, M. (2018) Spatial Archaeology, Hydrology and the Historical Dynamics of Water in Ancient Southern Arabia (Yemen and Oman), in Water and Power in Past Societies, E. Holt (editor), University of Buffalo: Albany, NY.

Harrower, M.J. and S. Nathan (2018) Ancient water management in Southern Arabia: Creativity, resilience, and sustainability in Yemen and Oman, in Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present: Resilience, Decline, and Revival, pp. 201-218, Federica Sulas and Innocent Pikirayi (editors), Taylor & Francis/Routledge: Abingdon, UK.

Harrower, M.J. and I.A. Dumitru (2017) Archaeology: Digital maps illuminate ancient trade routes. Nature 543: 188-189.

Harrower, M. (2016) Spacetime Mapping the Ancient Near East: Scalability and Seamlessness in Theory and Practice of Spatial Archaeology, In Framing Archaeology in the Near East, Pp. 7-20, I. Milevski and T.E. Levy (editors), Equinox: Sheffield.

Harrower, M.J., H. David-Cuny, S. Nathan, I.A. Dumitru, S. Al-Jabri (2016) First discovery of ancient softstone (chlorite) vessel production in Arabia: Aqir al-Shamoos (Oman). Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 27(2): 197-207

Harrower, M.J., I.A. Dumitru, S. Nathan, F. Wiig, H. David-Cuny, A.J. Sivitskis, A.F. Buffington, S. Al-Jabri (2016) The Archaeological Water Histories of Oman (ArWHO) Project: Recent Research in Al-Dhahirah Governorate of Oman. Bulletin of the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia 21: 16-18.

Earley-Spadoni, T. (2015) Landscapes of Warfare: Intervisibility analysis of Early Iron and Urartian fire beacon stations (Armenia). Journal or Archaeological Science: Reports 3: 22-30.

Sullivan, E. and M. Harrower (2015) The Future of Spatial Technologies in Egyptology. In Joyful in Thebes: Egyptological Studies in Honor of Betsy M. Bryan. Pp. 447-460, eds. R. Jasnow and K.M. Cooney, Lockwood Press: London.

Harrower, M., M. Senn, and J. McCorriston (2014) Tombs, Triliths and Oases: Spatial Analysis of the Arabian Human Social Dynamics Project (AHSD), Archaeological Survey 2009-2010.  Journal of Oman Studies 18: 145-151.

McCorriston, J., M. Harrower, Tara Steimer-Herbet, Kimberly Williams, Matthew Senn, Mas’ud Al-Hadhari, Mas’ud Al-Kathiri, ‘Ali Ahmed Al-Kathiri, Jean-Francois Saliege, Jennifer Everhart (2014) Monuments and Landscape of Mobile Pastoralists in Dhofar: The Arabian Human Social Dynamics (AHSD) Project, 2009-2011. Journal of Oman Studies 18: 117-143.

Harrower, M.J. and A.C. D’Andrea (2014) Landscapes of State Formation: Geospatial Analysis of Aksumite Settlement Patterns (Ethiopia). African Archaeological Review 31(3): 513-541.

Harrower, M.J., K.M. O’Meara, J.J. Basile, C.J. Hickman, J, J.L. Swerida, I.A. Dumitru, J.L. Bongers, C.J. Bailey, E. Fieldhouse (2014) If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…3D Modeling a Bronze Age Tower in Oman.  World Archaeology 46(1): 43-62.

Harrower, M., E.A. Oches, J. McCorriston (2012) Hydro-Geospatial Analysis of Ancient Pastoral/Agro-Pastoral Landscapes along Wadi Sana (Yemen).  Journal of Arid Environments 86: 131-138.