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U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits ACOR's Work at Petra

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A delegation of U.S. senators visited the ongoing work of the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) at Petra, the ancient city in southern Jordan, in February 2018.
The delegation included the following senators:
  • Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

  • Christopher Coons (D-DE)

  • Jeff Flake (R-AZ)

  • Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

  • Cory Gardner (R-CO)

  • Maggie Hassan (D-NH)

  • Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) in Amman, Jordan, promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. ACOR’s main activities include a fellowship program for scholars, archaeological excavation and restoration projects, and other academic programs.

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