Resources

This page curates AmSARC virtual events as well as AmSARC researcher-related resources.

Register for our upcoming lecture on Wednesday, July 10, 1pm EST/7pm CAT. Click the image to access the registration link. Old Town of Berber: Islamic Pilgrimage’s Center in Northern Sudan by AmSARC small grant recipient Dr. Habab Idriss Ahmed.


AmSARC Lecture Recording (19 June 2024) 3D Photogrammetric Modeling of Mortuary Practices: A Comparative Study of Meroitic and Medieval Christian Periods at Nuri Archaeological Site by Gretchen Emma Zoeller, AmSARC Fellowship Awardee. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC Lecture Recording (8 May 2024)The Meroitic Townsite of Kedurma; Perspectives for Archaeology, Management, Interpretation, and Community Engagement by Dr. Mohamed A. Bashir. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC Lecture Recording (24 April 2024) Boulders and Stone Structures in Nubia: The Rituals and Beliefs Realms during the Prehistoric-Bronze Period by Dr. Yahia Fadl Tahir Fadl (AmSARC Small Grant recipient). Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (14 Feb 2024) Future of Sudan Archaeology in the Conflict and Post-Conflict with featured speakers Dr. Esam Alhadi and Dr. Salah M. Ahmed followed by discussion. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (24 Jan 2024), Teaching Ancient Nubia: Integrating Kush in K-12 Curricula by Sydney Pickens. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (12 Dec 2023), Managing Meroe Pyramids World Heritage Site: Story of Achievements and Challenges, Dr. Mahmoud Suliman Bashir. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (29 March 2023), Early and Medieval Nubian Christianity, Dr. Salim Faraji. Click on the image to access the video.

Salim Faraji lecture

AmSARC lecture recording (9 January 2023) Two post pyramidal polities replaced the Meroitic state, Mohamed Faroug Ali. Click on the image to access the video.

Mohamed Faroug lecture

AmSARC lecture recording (12 Dec 2022) Debate on military campaign of Psamtek II, El Hassan Ahmed Mohamed. Click on the image to access the video.

El Hassan lecture

This poster was presented at the 2022 American Schools of Overseas Research conference in Boston to communicate about our mission.

AmSARC and ASOR collaborated again this year on the Reintegrating Africa in the Ancient World workshop: Ancient northeast African interconnections. Next year’s theme is African models of social complexity.


AmSARC lecture recording (22 Oct 2022) Gebel Elbarkal Site/place Ownership Claim Conflicts, Ismail Elnour. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (21 Sept 2022) Archival Material and Digital Solutions: creating a Heritage Registry for the Sudan, Sami Mohamed Elamin Abbas. Click on the image to access the video.


AmSARC lecture recording (27 July 2022) Paleogenomic Investigations in Ancient Nubia: Methods and Migogenomes from the Middle Nile, Dr. Abagail Breidenstein. Click on image to access video.


AmSARC lecture recording (8 June 2022) Disclosing the Archaeology of the Gezira region – Central Sudan, Dr. Mohammed Alfatih Hayati. Click on image to access video.


AmSARC lecture recording (7 April 2022) Two Models of Ethnoarchaeological Research in Sudan, Dr. Faiz Hassan Osman.[Apologies for the recording issues for the first part of the lecture] . Click on image to access video.


AmSARC lecture recording (11 March 2022): Recent Paleolithic discoveries in the Agig and Khor Baraka districts of the Red Sea Region (the Sudan), Dr. Amanuel Beyin. Click on image to access video


AmSARC lecture recording (17 Feb 2022): Prehistoric archaeology in the eastern desert of lower Atbara river, Sudan, (EDAR project discoveries and implications), Dr. Ahmed Nassr. Click on image to access video.


AmSARC lecture recording (6 Oct 2021): Archaeological Research in the Blue Nile and Eastern Sudan by Dr. Fawzi Hassan Bakhiet. Click on image to access video.


AmSARC lecture recording (12 Aug 2021): Jebel Barkal and the Mythological Nubian Origin of Egyptian Kingship by Dr. Timothy Kendall. Click on image to access video.


AmSARC has organized a workshop on “Reintegrating Africa in the Ancient World” for the 2021 ASOR (American Society of Overseas Research) conference. The session is planned to run for three years and each year has a different theme. The theme this year is “Colonial and anticolonial perspectives on ancient societies of northeast Africa.” The ASOR conference will meet both in-person and online. The in-person conference will be in Chicago Nov. 17-20 and the online conference will be Dec. 9-12. Click this link for the session description. We hope you’ll join us!


AmSARC Director, Dr. Mohamed Faroug Ali, participated in a panel on Black and Indigenous Futures (4/7/2021). Click the image below for access to the recording.


Celebrate AmSARC: US Archaeological Projects in Sudan (3/6/2021). Please click the image below to access the recorded event.