An Anthropological Approach to Ancient Cooking Techniques

An Anthropological Approach to Ancient Cooking Techniques

The seminar entitled "An Anthropological Approach to Ancient Cooking Techniques" is the second one of the 2012-2013 series "Minon Seminar". It will be given by Tom Brogan, Jerolyn Morrison and Jad Alyounis at the American School of Classical Studies.
The Gallipoli battlefield

The Gallipoli battlefield

Archaeologists from New Zealand, Turkey, and Australia have completed an "extremely successful" survey at the Gallipoli battlefield.
When a Column Speaks

When a Column Speaks

One of the least known facts about the Parthenon is that is served as a Christian church for almost a thousand years. The topic will be introduced in a lecture given at the BSA by Father Stefanos Alexopoulos.
Egyptomania and Egyptology

Egyptomania and Egyptology

Public "unwrappings" of real mummified human remains contributed to the development of the growing science of Egyptology.
11th International Festival of Sacred Music and Art

11th International Festival of Sacred Music and Art

The 11th International Festival of Sacred Music and Art will be hosted in Rome’s and the Vatican’s churches.
Cyprus at the Louvre

Cyprus at the Louvre

“Cyprus between Byzantium and the West, from the 4th to the 16th century” at the Louvre was inaugurated by president of Cyprus Demetris Christofias on Friday. evening
Space Buddha might be fake

Space Buddha might be fake

The Nazi Buddha meteorite statue might be a fake, experts say.
Intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development in South-East Europe

Intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development in South-East Europe

The 8th Ministerial Conference on Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe was held in Sofia.
Gulf States discuss development of underwater archaeology

Gulf States discuss development of underwater archaeology

The representatives of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi-Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen met from 16 to 17 October 2012 in Manama, Bahrain in the UNESCO Sub-Regional Meeting on the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Live Mummy Conservation

Live Mummy Conservation

Visitors of the Penn Museum get the chance to watch conservators of the Penn Museum work on a wide array of Egyptian objects
1912-2012: A Century of Research in Prehistoric Macedonia

1912-2012: A Century of Research in Prehistoric Macedonia

Conference for the Century of Research in Prehistoric Macedonia, organized by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki in cooperation with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
The “Out of Africa” Expansion

The “Out of Africa” Expansion

The story of the “Out of Africa” expansion that occured 45,000 to 60,000 years ago about has been updated by three Stanford University geneticists.
The Cycladic Art Museum welcomes the Princesses

The Cycladic Art Museum welcomes the Princesses

Exhibition in the Cycladic Museum of Athens opening December 2012.
Fire and Coin – Archaeology and Fire

Fire and Coin – Archaeology and Fire

The exhibition “Fire and Coin - Archaelogy and Fire” was inaugurated on October, 12 and will run until January, 10 2013. It is organized by the Numismatic Museum of Athens in collaboration with the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and examines the dual nature of fire, as a creative, inspiring force but also as one that causes awe and destruction.
The Zeugma of the West in İzmir

The Zeugma of the West in İzmir

The new ancient city unearthed in İzmir Kemalpaşa neighborhood is 1,700 years old. Turkish authorities believe the discovery will attract tourist’s attention.
Turkish cultural policy as a model

Turkish cultural policy as a model

Turkish cultural policy could be read as a success story. In fact, Turkish Cultural Artifacts and Museum General Director Murat Süslü says it is “a model country due to its efforts for the return of stolen artifacts”
The religious calendar from Thorikos in Athens

The religious calendar from Thorikos in Athens

Today, the Epigraphical Museum of Athens and the Directorate for Documentation and Protection of Cultural Goods will present the stele of the “Sacrificial Calendar of Thorikos”, which was returned to Greece from the Getty
Stories of prosperity living buried in ashes

Stories of prosperity living buried in ashes

Tradesmen and seamen, lovers of luxury and good food were lost in the most violent volcanic eruption of the last 10.000 years. A brief history of Thera on the occasion of the reopening of Akrotiri.
Academic blogging

Academic blogging

How can academics best use blogging to research and rehearse their ideas, network with peers and boost their careers?
Siena’s Renaissance Mosaics Open To Public

Siena’s Renaissance Mosaics Open To Public

Last chance to visit Siena Cathedral's magnificent mosaic floor on show to the public until the 24th of October.
Scientists Advance New Method of Radiocarbon Dating

Scientists Advance New Method of Radiocarbon Dating

A new series of radiocarbon measurements from Japan's Lake Suigetsu will give scientists a more accurate benchmark for dating materials, especially for older objects, according to a research team that included Oxford University's Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit.
The Romans used Greek myths in their mosaics

The Romans used Greek myths in their mosaics

Research that was coordinated at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) analyzes the mythological images in Roman mosaics and shows that members of the most powerful elite selected Greek gods and heroes as symbols of universal values that reinforced what Rome stood for.
Cat discovers 2,000-year-old Roman catacomb

Cat discovers 2,000-year-old Roman catacomb

Rome resident Mirko Curti stumbles upon tomb piled with bones while chasing wayward feline near his apartment.
Diros excavation and research project

Diros excavation and research project

The 2012 studies began with a geoscopic study in the area of Xagounaki (Neolithic acropolis of Diros) at the northern entrance of the Alepotrypa Cave.
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