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Third Annual Report of the Managing Committee, 1903–1904


With the Report of the Director


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.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-389-7
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 546
Publication Date: May 27,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 34
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-389-7
$37.00

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. The highlights of 1903 included an expedition to Damascus when it was briefly free of cholera and two expeditions to Lebanon. Despite the sudden death of his wife, the Director made extensive observations of the topography of ancient Jerusalem.

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. The highlights of 1903 included an expedition to Damascus when it was briefly free of cholera and two expeditions to Lebanon. Despite the sudden death of his wife, the Director made extensive observations of the topography of ancient Jerusalem.

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American School for Oriental Study and Research in Palestine

Lewis Paton

  • American School in Palestine (page 5)
  • THIRD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MANAGING COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR ORIENTAL STUDY AND RESEARCH IN PALESTINE (page 6)
  • REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR (page 9)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR ORIENTAL STUDY AND RESEARCH IN PALESTINE (page 20)
  • IN THE SCHOOL IN PALESTINE (page 33)