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Bettina Elsper | 03/21/2019 | 471 Views | Interviews

"Ahmadiyyah School ... a unique extant example of its kind from the period of the Ottoman Empire"

Interview with Ahmad Masri, Stewards of Cultural Heritage - Scholarship Program for Syrian Experts in Turkey

In response to the massive destruction of the Syrian Cultural Heritage, with the overall aim of safeguarding this heritage and as a part of the "Zero Hour - A future for the post-crisis period"…

"Ahmadiyyah School ... a unique extant example of its kind from the period of the Ottoman Empire"
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/20/2019 | 1244 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Episode 5: General Interview with PD Dr. Dietrich Raue and Klara Dietze M.A.

The archaeological project under the leadership of scientist Dr. Dietrich Raue examines the former temple precinct of Heliopolis. Here, the team of researchers face particular challenges, since for…

General Interview with PD Dr. Dietrich Raue and Klara Dietze M.A.
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/13/2019 | 1196 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Episode 4: Signs of decline

Only the archaeological remains are now visible of the former temple precinct in Matariya, since the once holy site is now surrounded by a busy metropolis with a population in the millions: Traffic…

Signs of decline
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/06/2019 | 1254 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Episode 3: Finds and Findings

The many archaeological finds that have come to light during the course of the excavation have to then be cleaned, archived and examined. The mass of artefacts nevertheless represents a problem,…

Finds and Findings
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/27/2019 | 1625 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Episode 2: Cooperation

The excavations in the temple district of Heliopolis are characterized particularly by the diversity of those involved, who come from various different countries, cultures, and social…

Cooperation
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/20/2019 | 3043 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Episode 1: The excavation site

The temple complex at Heliopolis is considered one of the most important complexes of ancient Egypt. Yet today, aside from its obelisk, almost nothing of the formerly extensive site remains…

The excavation site
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Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Reinhard Gunst | 02/17/2019 | 429 Views | Articles

Lugdunum

Die Stadt des Lugh

Der bedeutendste Teil des römischen Lugdunum lag auf einem Plateau am Zusammenfluss von Saone und Rhone. Mit der Stadtgründung im Jahr 43. v. Chr. wurde hier eine gallo-römische Siedlung erbaut,…

Lugdunum

Sonnenausrichtung von Lugdunum

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/13/2019 | 321 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Salt Man Project

Episode 6: Episode 6

One of the major challenges of the “Salt Men” project, however, remains the preservation of these valuable archaeological finds. Some of the pieces of leather and wood, which are around 2,400 years…

Episode 6
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/06/2019 | 381 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Salt Man Project

Episode 5: Experts

Before the salt mummies from the mine in Zanjān can be presented to the public in an exhibition, these unique finds are examined in more detail, cleaned and preserved at the Research Centre for…

Experts
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Bettina Elsper | 01/24/2019 | 781 Views | Interviews

"I managed to fulfill my dream in documenting the heritage of the Syrian Badia"

Interview with Hasan Ali, Stewards of Cultural Heritage - Scholarship Program for Syrian Experts in Turkey

In response to the massive destruction of the Syrian Cultural Heritage, with the overall aim of safeguarding this heritage and as a part of the "Zero Hour - A future for the post-crisis period"…

"I managed to fulfill my dream in documenting the heritage of the Syrian Badia"
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/20/2019 | 8362 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

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The Sun Temple of Heliopolis is the largest ancient Egyptian sacred precinct. Its significance is based on the assumption that the world was created on this spot. Over a vast timeframe of 2,400 years, rulers’ interests were documented, before the investments suddenly stop in the third century B.C. in as yet unclarified circumstances, following which the temple’s monuments were transported away. During the course of an emergency excavation in area 232, two layers of construction…

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/16/2019 | 408 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Mass Grave of the Maya

Episode 7: Kulturelles Umfeld

In order to be able to interpret the traces of the remains found in the mass grave at Uxul, German archaeologist Dr. Nicolaus Seefeld and Mexican forensic scientist Ricardo Ruiz visit a museum in…

Kulturelles Umfeld
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Chiara Levato | 01/06/2019 | 765 Views | Documentation

Bergbau auf Thasos

Ein Video des Deutschen Bergbau-Museums Bochum

Die auf der Insel Thasos im nordwestlichen Griechenland befindlichen Bergbaue, in denen Hämatit zur Produktion von Ockerpigment abgebaut wurde, sind mit einem Alter von über 20.000 Jahren die bis…

Bergbau auf Thasos
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/02/2019 | 446 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Mass Grave of the Maya

Episode 5: Episode 5

Ritual violence among the Maya has so far been the subject of little research, since scientists have to date gained their findings primarily from depictions in reliefs and ceramics. These are…

Episode 5
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Antje Kohse | 12/31/2018 | 783 Views | Presentations

3. Berliner Antiquity Slam

Wie schminkten sich Männer im alten Ägypten? Wie quakte der antike Frosch ohne den Buchstaben “Q”? Und gab es den Antiquity Slam nicht schon bereits vor 100 Jahren? Diese und weitere Fragen…

3. Berliner Antiquity Slam
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/26/2018 | 380 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Mass Grave of the Maya

Episode 4: The Forensic Scientist

Research into the Mayan mass grave also addresses the question of how the victims died. Which weapons were used for the violent ritual of decapitation? What indications do we get here from the…

The Forensic Scientist
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/19/2018 | 332 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Mass Grave of the Maya

Episode 3: Discovery site

In order to be able to analyze the bones and skulls from the manmade hollow in Uxul, archaeologist Dr. Nicolaus Seefeld has recreated the setting of the find in realistic detail. To do this, he is…

Discovery site
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Jana Frey | 11/22/2018 | 698 Views | 1 | Interviews

Charles Kinyera Okeny: Long-Term Human-Environment Interaction: Understanding the Palabek Cultural Landscapes in the Last 2000 Years

Lisa Maskell Fellowships at Makerere University, Kampala/Uganda

In 2014, the Gerda Henkel Foundation initiated a scholarship programme supporting young humanities scholars from Africa and Southeast Asia in honour of the foundation's founder, Lisa Maskell. It is…

Charles Kinyera Okeny: Long-Term Human-Environment Interaction: Understanding the Palabek Cultural Landscapes in the Last 2000 Years

Charles Kinyera Okeny from Uganda

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Jana Frey | 08/30/2018 | 616 Views | Interviews

Riczar Belcena Fuentes: Island Adaptation and Maritime Interaction in Changing Environments from the Terminal Pleistocene to the Early Holocene. A Comparative Study of Prehistoric Technology in Northeastern Indonesia and the Philippines

Lisa Maskell Fellowhips in Southeast Asia

In 2014, the Gerda Henkel Foundation initiated a scholarship programme supporting young humanities scholars from Africa and Southeast Asia in honour of the foundation's founder, Lisa Maskell. It is…

Riczar Belcena Fuentes: Island Adaptation and Maritime Interaction in Changing Environments from the Terminal Pleistocene to the Early Holocene. A Comparative Study of Prehistoric Technology in Northeastern Indonesia and the Philippines

Riczar Belcena Fuentes from the Philippines

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/01/2018 | 1925 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 1: A true treasure

The Preslav Treasure, a collection of jewellery weighing some 640 g, was discovered and excavated in the late 1970s in Preslav, eastern Bulgaria. Now the find is to be examined more precisely in…

A true treasure