Recent excavations at Alambra: A Middle Bronze Age settlement in Cyprus

Dr Andrew Sneddon (Extent Heritage) Public Lecture: Wednesday 13 September 2023 The event will be held online on Zoom only Public Lecture Dr Andrew Sneddon has recently published the results of four seasons of excavation at the Middle Bronze Age site of Alambra in Cyprus. The settlement was destroyed by fire around 1700 BCE. It …

Middle Eastern Food Tour

Join Kate da Costa and Peta Seaton and experience Middle Eastern food and waresin our NEAF tour in the cultural heart of western Sydney! Saturday 16 September 20239.45am –2.30pm$95 (includes lunch ) Itinerary will be provided after booking To book:

Saturday Seminar Series: Ideology and Belief

Ideology and Belief Welcome to the June Saturday Series. This winter we are traveling back in time from early Islam to Chalcolithic Ghassul looking at manifestations of ideology and belief over a 6,000-year period. The series starts with an examination of theideology of the Ghurid dynasty in 12th Century Afghanistan and a case study of Late Antique Jerash exploring the interaction of politics, popular culture and the church. We will move on to the competing royal ideologies of Neo-Elamite Iran and the Neo-Assyrians, and the intersection of political power andits expression in the architecture in the Southern …

NEAF-British Museum Exclusive – Luxury and Power: Persia to Greece

Online Public Lecture by Dr James Fraser (British Museum), 9 August, 2023 The Council of the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation invite you to an exclusive, personalised, live tour through the British Museum’s dazzling exhibition, Luxury and Power: Persia to Greece. When: Wednesday 9 August, 2023 | 6:00pm AEST Where: This event will be held online …

Greece 2023: Agamemnon to Alexander

Our tour of the great sites of ancient and medieval Greece focuses especially on the worlds of the Aegean Bronze Age and the Macedonian rulers Philip and his son Alexander the Great, whose exploits altered the ancient world forever.

Israel & Jordan 2023: A Cradle of Civilisation

This 20-day tour took participants on a leisurely and thorough fashion through the very birthplace of Western civilisation. From ancient archaeological tells to bustling markets, participants explored this fascinating region safely and enjoyably.

NEAF AGM Wednesday 22 March, 2023

The Council of the Near Eastern ArchaeologyFoundation invite you to the Annual General Meeting followed by a public lecture. The AGM and public lecture will be held in-person & online via Zoom. AGM at 6.30pmLecture at 7.00pm Annual General Meeting Wednesday 22 March 2023 The Council of the Near Eastern ArchaeologyFoundation invite you to the …


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