A vivid glimpse of the early years of one of the prestigious American Schools for Oriental Research, when a dozen students traveled the Middle East each winter. This report documents some of the troubles they faced.
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A reminder of the nature of archaeology at the beginning of the twentieth century. The present American School for Oriental Research in Palestine was then a dozen students touring the Eastern Mediterranean each winter. This report covers a single year of their finances and their activities. Several expeditions are described, including the examination of the plundered graveyard of Samieh.