Expedition to Palestine; as related in the American Schools of Oriental Research Newsletter, 1939-1940

Glueck, Nelson, 1900-1972


2 folders (80 p).
Nelson Glueck served as Director of the American Schools of Oriental Research from 1936-1940.
These newsletters provide detailed reports about the history of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Jerusalem. Glueck addresses topics such as the British military presence and the political situation in Jerusalem; archaeological expeditions by members of the School, primarily at Aqabah; difficulties and insecurities of travel in the desert due to weather, assassins and bandits; excavation sites including Jewish catacombs, an early synagogue at Sheikh Abreiq, Early Bronze Age and Early Iron Age sites; antiquities sent to the United States from Khirbet et-Tannur and Tell el-Kheleifeh; and the effects of World War II in Palestine.
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