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  • A World Treasure is at Risk in Crimea

    A World Treasure is at Risk in Crimea

    By Joseph Carter, Director of the Institute of Classical Archaeology
    Published: April 14, 2014

    Amid the tensions in Crimea, it is easy to forget that less than a year ago the news from the region was cause for international celebration. Last June, UNESCO conferred the status of a World Heritage Site on the ancient city of Chersonesos and its chora, or territory on the Crimean peninsula. But now, Chersonesos …

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      Thomas Xavier said on May 1, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.
      One can only hope that Putin & Co. will understand and respect the inherent value in protecting world heritage sites and allowing the rest of the world access to them both from a research perspective and so we can all share in our common (Human) heritage.
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    Digitizing the past
    Digitizing the past
    When Adam Rabinowitz was 15 years old, his aunt, an archaeologist, invited him to...
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    Shipwrecks of the Black Sea
    Shipwrecks of the Black Sea
    Graduate student helps excavate ancient shipwrecks.
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