Bobby’s CV and BOOKS

The Long Lost Author

Curriculum Vitae

Robert L Gordon Jr

1901 J F K Blvd, Apt 2111, Phila PA 19103-1517

Home: 215-405-9503 Cell: 856-419-7386

(I administer 5 other websites, not related to archaeology like this one)


6/30/20-Present: Retired. Recent Publications:

Tel Anafa IV Eye-Vee Amazon 2021

Tel Anafa Vv & II iii Too Amazon 2021

Aida’s Memoir Amazon 2020

Late Hellenistic Wall Decoration of Tel Anafa (2nd ed) Amazon 2020

Attic Geometric Burial Customs 2020

Bobby in NYC 1962 Amazon 2020

4/15/03-6/30/20 New Jersey Department of Labor, Trenton NJ 08625

Interviewer & Employment Counselor.

Helped 1062 people on Welfare get jobs and remain employed 1-15 years.


12/88-6/03 Wawa Inc. Wawa (Media) PA 19063

Assistant Store Manager at 20 different stores. Handled $20,000 daily.

Supervised 2-30 staff; prepared regional and corporate reports.

6/01-3/02 Harrison Career Institute

Voorhees NJ 08034

Instructor, IT Certifications: MS Office, MS Network Engineer, A+

10/87-7/89 L’Elegance Gourmet, Haverford PA 19041 Managing Partner.

8/81-8/87 Yarmouk University, Irbid HKJ

Assistant Professor, Institute of Archaeology and Social Sciences

Taught Great Books, Greek & Roman Archaeology, Latin Epigraphy

Led surveys and excavations: Tell Irbid, Beit Ras, Tulul edh-Dhahab.

Managed up to 100 workmen & all arrangements for 25 student trainees

Summer, Acting Chair, supervised 3 office staff.

7/80-7/81 American Center of Research, Amman HKJ

Fellow, Project Director, Survey of Tulul edh-Dhahab

8/74-6/80 Damavand College, Tehran Iran

Instructor, Assistant Professor

Taught Great Books, Archaeology.

1975 Led study-tour of Greece, 23 students

Led 4 study-tours in Iran each semester.

Participated in expeditions:

V von Hagen, Persian Royal Road

D Stronach, Hamedan

H Kantor, U Chicago, Chogha Zambil (Shush (Susa))


12/77 Ph D University of Missouri-Columbia, Archaeology, Ancient Studies

12/71 M A University of Missouri-Columbia, Archaeology

6/68 B A Pomona College, Claremont CA Classics, Sociology

Courses also at Swarthmore College and University of Pennsylvania

Academic Publications

2021 Tel Anafa IV Eye-Vee Amazon Kindle

2021 Tel Anafa Vv & II iii Too Amazon Kindle

2020 Late Hellenistic Wall Decoration of Tel Anafa (2nd ed) Kindle Facsimile

update of Ph D dissertation of 1977

2020 Attic Geometric Burial Customs, Kindle Facsimile 10/20

M A thesis of 1971, not previously published, with added notes.

1987 A Cemetery at Queen Alia International Airport,

with M Ibrahim, Wiesbaden 1987.

1987 “Notes on some Sites in the Lower Wadi Rağib,” ZDPV 103 pp 67-77.

1987 “Er-Rumman Survey 1985,” ADAJ 31 (1987) 289-298. with Ernst Axel Knauf

1987 “Zarqa-Rajib Survey and Soundings,”

Newsletter of the Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

Yarmouk University 1987/1

1986 “An Arab Community by the Roman Limes” with M Ibrahim,

Newsletter of the Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

Yarmouk University 1986/1

1986 “Tulul edh-Dhahab in the Wadi Zarqa” ibid.

1985 “Excavations at Tell Irbid and Beit Ras, 1985 ADAJ 29 pp 151-159.

1984 “Telul edh Dhahab Survey (Jordan) 1980 and 1982” MDOG 116 pp 131-137.

1981 “An Interim Report on the Site Survey of Tell edh-Dhahab el-Gharbi.”

ASOR Newsletter 8, June 1981.

1973 “On Determining the Dates of the Olympieion Capitals in Athens,”

Papers of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 1973.

1971 “Evidence for an Etruscan Workshop,” Muse: Annual of the Museum of Art and Archaeology University of Missouri-Columbia 5, 1971

Community Activities / Avocations

1999-2004 Arborwood, Lindenwold NJ 08021Chairman and Published Newsletter

1980s Taught & Performed Music in Jordan (references on request)