NC State, ECU Students Turn Up Marble Marvels on Ancient Jordan Dig
A surprise in the desert of Jordan is the find of a lifetime for some North Carolina State University and East Carolina University students and faculty. Tom Parker, History, featured.
NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues
A team of NC State faculty and students helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan. As part of a larger excavation at the site, the group discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite — artifacts that dig co-director Tom Parker describes as “absolutely exquisite.”