The Nabataean Kingdom: Part II. Masters of Water and Trade
‘The Nabataean Kingdom: Part II. Masters of Water and Trade‘ by Dr Christopher A. Tuttle
This lecture will delve deeper into how the Nabataeans’ mastery of water and overland trade in deep desert landscapes built their kingdom. We will explore how these two resource masteries shaped the Nabataeans’ interactions on the global stage of their time.
Dr Christopher A. Tuttle is an archaeologist studying the Hellenistic and Roman periods in the Eastern Mediterranean. Former Associate Director at ACOR in Jordan and former Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. He holds a BA in Classical and Medieval Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a PhD from the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. He recently joined ASA as Academic and Outreach Coordinator.
Chris leads the following ASA tours:
- The Turquoise Coast: Southern Turkey & Rhodes 16 September – 3 October 2024
- Tunisia: From Carthage to the Sahara 29 October – 15 November 2024
- Jordan in Depth: Petra, Desert Fortresses, Wadi Rum and the Red Sea 1 – 16 April 2025
- Sardinia and Corsica: Islands of Forgotten Riches 2-19 October 2025