Department of Classics

UNESCO adds Tauric Chersonesos to World Heritage List

Thu, October 3, 2013

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting this month in Cambodia, has added ancient Chersonesos (near Sevastopol, Ukraine) to its roster of World Heritage sites - thanks in no small part to Professors Joseph Carter and Adam Rabinowitz, under whose leadership and direction UT's Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICA) has played a leading role over the past twenty years in excavating this remarkable site and developing plans for its conservation.

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