Data bases, archives, and research sites
Karl Kostsyushko-Valuzhinich's reports to the Imperial Archaeological commission, documenting his work at Chersonesos in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Full texts of some rare, early 20th-century Russian archaeological periodical series. The first of these series, the Proceedings of the Tauric Learned Archival Commission (ITAUK), is now available in full.
An exhibit of the history of archaeological photography at Chersonesos in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with a selection of images of monuments and people; and www.discovering.chersonesos.org, which presents more than 350 photographs from the Preserve archives, categorized by the area of the site they document (and soon to be searchable)
The results of the 2008 summer workshop held by Cultural Heritage Imaging at the Preserve, sponsored by ICA and supported by a generous grant from the Packard Humanities Institute: this workshop trained Preserve staff and ICA collaborators in an innovative new technique known as Reflectance Transformation Imaging (examples available at http://www.c-h-i.org/examples/ptm/gallery_cher_2008/index_chersonesos_2008.html)
ICA in the news
"Giving the past a future" (University of Texas at Austin Feature Story on Harry Ransom Center conservators, 18-25 April 2005)
"Institute of Classical Archaeology receives grant" (Press release from the Office of the Vice President for Research, January 28, 2005)
"Chersonesos: the Ukrainian Pompeii" (History Today, January 2005)
"Chersonesos is being nominated to UNESCO; the rest depends on us" (Slava Sevastopolya (Glory of Sevastopol), March 12, 2004) English translation by Asele Surina in PDF format forthcoming.
"Come to Chersonesos" (University of Texas at Austin Feature Story on ICA work in Ukraine, 26 January - 2 February 2004)
"Legacies of a Slavic Pompeii" (Archaeology magazine abstract for article of November/December 2002)
"Chersonesos site on list of world's endangered treasures" (The Ukrainian Weekly, November 4, 2001)
"Chersonesos returns: American professor deals with problems of a Ukrainian preserve" (Den' (Day), October 3, 2000)
"Archaeologists unearth treasure buried by the Cold War" (New York Times, November 25, 1997)
"Black Sea secrets"
(Texas Alcalde, UT Austin Alumni Magazine, January/February 1995;
reprinted by permission)