Jordan: West Asia’s Historical Junction
‘Jordan: West Asia’s Historical Junction‘ by Dr Christopher A. Tuttle
Modern Jordan encompasses territories that have served as crossroads throughout human history. From humanity’s earliest exodus out of Africa through to the rise of modern nation states, Jordan’s eternal landscapes have witnessed many, pivotal moments in our global history. Come take a stroll with us along a few of Jordan’s paths and learn about some of the key historical locations and events that helped pave the way for the world in which live today.
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:
- Sicily and the Aeolian Islands 13 – 27 October 2023 (with David Henderson)
- Jordan in Depth: Petra, Desert Fortresses, Wadi Rum and the Red Sea 20 February – 6 March 2024
- The Turquoise Coast: Southern Turkey & Rhodes 16 September – 3 October 2024
- Tunisia: From Carthage to the Sahara 29 October – 15 November 2024