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For almost four decades hundreds of people have committed their time and expertise to the Umm el-Jimal Project. Scholars, locals, students, officials, institutions, and other colleagues have all been crucial to its ongoing vitality. Moreover, over 100 laborers from modern Umm el-Jimal have contributed their skill in digging, wheeling barrows, and mixing cement. The project gratefully recognizes their two generations of diligence.

How to Use this Media

For each field season below, roll over the link buttons to view a full list of project staff. For the 1974 season onward, click on any of the links to view (or right click and choose "Save Link As" to download) a print-resolution staff portrait for that year.

Main image: A square supervisor writes excavation field notes inside her trench.