AIA Photo Contest 2012

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 AIA Photo Contest!

All winners receive a complimentary year of membership to the AIA and the top photo(s) will be featured in the AIA's 2014 Calendar.

View all 2012 entries below:

Archaeological Landscapes

The Greek Gadara
Umm Qais
Umm Qais, Irbid, Jordan
Tell Ahmar
Tell Ahmar, Syria
Sunrise at Zincirli Höyük - 5:45 AM
Zincirli, Turkey
Arles Amphitheatre, France
Arles Amphitheatre
Arles, Bouches-du-Rhone - Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Arles Cryptoporticus
Arles Cryptoporticus
Arles, Bouches-du-Rhone - Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
The Aqueduct of Valens
Vize, Turkey
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
Andriake, The only Synagogue in Lycia.(for the time being)
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
Myra, Myra Theatre from a Rock-cut Tomb.
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
Andriake, Harbour, Granarium, Synagogue, Plakoma
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
Ala-Zeytin Church
Ala-Zeytin, Peripheral settlement of Myra.
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
The City of 1000 Columns
Jerash, Jordan
To be in harmony with nature and history at Gurs Valley
Karaman Village, Gurs Valley
Kiziltepe, Mardin, Turkey
Ruins of Artillery Officers Quarters, Brimstone Hill Fortress at night
Artillery Officers Quarters at Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Sandy Point, Saint Kitts and Nevis
A piece of my life; Taurus hugs our little village and golden hoyuk
Kinik Hoyuk, Altun Hisar
Nigde, Turkey
Me and solitude, Kinik Hoyuk and the rising moon
Kinik Hoyuk, Altun Hisar
Nigde, Turkey
6am to 1pm under the Turkish sun
Kinik Höyük
YeÅŸilyurt/Altunhisar in NiÄŸde Province, Turkey
Someroja Sacrife Well
Salo, Finland
Clouds Over Cerro Baul
Cerro Baul
Excavating in the shadow of Acrocorinth
ASCSA Excavations, Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth, Greece
Dodona blooms
Sanctuary of Dodona
Ruins of an 18th Century House
Pyrgos Dirou, Mani, Greece
Floor mosaic, the island of Delos, Greece
Athens, Greece
Mayan Ruins of Tulum - The "Lighthouse"
Tulum Mayan Ruins
Tulum, Mexico
Poulnabrone Dolmen in the mist
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Carran, Clare, Ireland
North Gate at Jerash, Jordan
Riding into the sunset in the shadow of the pyramids
Great Pyramids of Egypt
Giza, Egypt
At the end of a work day in the Western Valley, Luxor
Western Valley
Luxor, Egypt
A look at the Ruins
Kusadasi, Aydin, Turkey
Survey team finding evidences at the archaeological site of Atabula (A.D 1100-1532)
Atabula Archaeological site
Asia Valley, Coayllo, Lima, Peru
Bob Miller
Hellenistic/Roman Theatre, Paphos
Paphos, Cyprus
Romantic ruins
Talatí de Dalt
Maó, Spain
thermal bath and reused capitals
archaeological sacred-thermal complex of Etruscan - Roman period
Sasso Pisano - Castelnuovo Val di Cecina , Pisa, Italy
Sunrise from the Areopagus
Athens, Greece
Agrasen Ki Baoli
Agrasen Ki Baoli
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jama Masjid built during the Mughal period in the 16th century
Jama Masjid
Old Delhi, India
The palaestra at Olympia in April 2012
Ancient Olympia
Olympia, Greece
Clouds, Monte Albán, Mexico
Monte Albán, Mexico
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Paloma Berggren
Qala ciudad
La Paz, Bolivia
Roman gate and colonnaded street in Petra, Jordan
Petra city centre
Petra, Jordan


Fluffy Cleans a Skull at the Wiener Laboratory, Athens
Wiener Laboratory
Athens, Greece
Cleaning a Shrine at Rempel Group
Maya Research Program
Blue Creek, Belize
Getting an Early start at Tell es-Safi
Tell es-Safi
Tel Zafit, Israel
A Candle from Andriake Synagogue, waited a long time for us.
Demre, Antalya, Turkey
Myra Andriake Excavations, Synagogue
Myra Andriake Excavations, Andriake, Demre
Tel Megiddo, Israel - Area Q
Tel Megiddo
Mick Mongey
Black Friary
Trim County Meath, Ireland
PSU student documenting the 1755 palisade fort's bastion
Fort Shirley Site (36HU94)
Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Mid-Morning Break from Survey
Diros Bay
Beginnings of Backdirt and Wall Fall at Unit 4

Field Life

In the Soil, In the Water, In the Sun
Petra, Jordan
Fluffy Naps During Pottery Time, Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth, Greece
Faithe McCreery
Maya Research Program
Blue Creek, Belize
Tell Ahmar
Tell Ahmar, Syria
Myra, A Rock-cut Tomb, Tools for to understand.
Myra, tomb chamber and tools
Demre, ANTALYA, Turkey
Archaeologist vs. Water Table
Fort Drum, New York
Fort Drum, New York, United States
The Noble Goat's Rest in a Paleolithic Cave of Gurs Valley at Mardin
Ayaz Village at Gurs Valley
Kiziltepe, Mardin, Turkey
Marissa & Snoopy Take a Break
Athenian Agora
Athens, Greece
The Muscle and The Mustache of the Agora
Athenian Agora
Athens, Greece
Betty Hensellek
Kinik Höyük
YeÅŸilyurt/Altunhisar in NiÄŸde Province, Turkey
Argilos field school 2012
Argilos 2012
Asprovalta, Greece
MARDÄ°N, Turkey
Crop Dusted- Tel Megiddo, Israel
Tel Megiddo
Tracy L. Spurrier
Tell Hamoukar
Hamoukar Village, Syria
Evrim Serifoglu mending Early Bronze Age pot with Dr.Tevfik Emre Serifoglu looking on.
Kilise Tepe
Kisla, Turkey
Maden Dagh, Mahaletch, Kizil Hissar and  Kara Dagh from Kizil Dagh Hittite Gateway and inscription.
Kizil Dagh
Karaman, Turkey
It's five o'clock somewhere...
Tell Ta'yinat

Fun Finds

Fluffy in the Field, Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth
Ancient Corinth, Greece
Yucatecan Slateware from Blue Creek, Belize (Maya Research Program -
Maya Research Program
Blue Creek, Belize
Anthropomorphic Jade (
Maya Research Program
Blue Creek, Belize
Maya Shell Beads (Preclassic?)
Maya Research Program
Blue Creek, Belize
Classic Maya chert tool uncovered by Walter, a Guatemalan excavator
Sayaxché, Guatemala
Sandstone Kitties, Guardians of the Siq
Petra, Jordan
Cruising down the Nile
Nile River
Cairo, Egypt
archaeobotanical samples drying in the laboratory
Kinik Höyük
YeÅŸilyurt/Altunhisar in NiÄŸde Province, Turkey
A "Monumental" Season at Tell Ta'yinat
Tell Ta'yinat
Face Cache
Caracol Archaeological Project
Caracol, Belize
View of the Hagia Sophia fom the Blue Mosque courtyard in Old City Istanbul, Turkey during Ramadan
Hagia Sophia
Istanbul, Turkey
Spiral, Mesa Verde, USA
Mesa Verde
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, United States

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