Archaeology Education Outreach

Kimberley Connors
P.O. Box 2122
Acton, MA 01720
Humayma, Jordan
This site has an occupation timeline from Nabatean (200 bce to 200 ce) to the Ottoman (1500 ce -1918 ce).
Excavations reveals a Nabatean bath house, a Roman Legion fort, two Byzantine churchs, and an Islamic Qsar (this is where I worked).
Some Pictures can be enlarged by clicking on them
Click to enlarge The view from the top of the escarpment to the South Jordanian desert, 500 meters below.
My first day at Humayma. Click to enlarge You can tell, as I am still smiling in the 110 degree heat, and "the blow dryer in your face" wind.
My trustly trowel was not ready for the sight of my square. Six meters by six meters. Can you see the grid? Click to enlarge
Click to enlarge The tools of the trade at a Near Eastern site. Wheelbarrel, pick-axe and shovel.
Grab any moment available to catch up on paperwork. Paperwork, paperwork,paperwork
Washing ceramics After six hours working in the desert, we return to wash buckets and buckets of ceramic pottery.
It was fun. We worked with the Bedouin, became very dirty, researched daily life in a two thousand year old town and experienced culture and science. On this day, I rode a local camel. Click to enlarge
Click on the flag to check out my excavations at Sotira, Cyprus.
Archaeology Outreach