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AAA Member on First U.S.-led Archaeological Survey Inside Iraq in 20 years

Courtesy of NSF - click on photo for complete slideshow

Research assistant professor in the Environment and Sustainability Program of the School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of South Carolina, Jennifer Pournell was one of three National Science Foundation-supported researchers that recently undertook the first non-Iraqi archaeological investigation of the Tigris-Euphrates delta in nearly 20 years. Pournelle and her research team carried out the study lateĀ  last year to look for links between wetland resources and the emergence of Meopotamian cities.

Read about their investigation and experience in Iraq, here.


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