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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/07/2018 | 1064 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 8: General Interview with Prof. Dieter Vieweger and Dr. Jutta Häser

The project “Protecting Cultural Assets in Jordan” seeks to protect Jordan’s archaeological treasures – not only from the so-called Islamic State (IS) and the international art trade, but also…

General Interview with Prof. Dieter Vieweger and Dr. Jutta Häser
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/03/2018 | 8706 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Earthquakes in Ostia?

Der Puls der Erde

Project leadership:
Dr Laura Pecchioli
Location:
Ostia, Italy
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The Project
This research project examines historical repair work carried out (in Classical Antiquity to the present day) on ancient multi-storey brick buildings in the forum of the Roman port Ostia. Often erected on problematic sites, the structures were repeatedly damaged by flooding and earthquakes and subsequently repaired. In particular the preventative measures undertaken have been barely researched or documented to date. There is as yet no proper description of the excavation and…

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/31/2018 | 2828 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 7: Raising Awareness

In order to ensure the cultural assets are protected in the long term, the head of the project and director of the German Evangelical Institute of Archaeology Prof. Dieter Vieweger and local…

Raising Awareness
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/24/2018 | 1181 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 6: Risk Management

Ancient sites, historical monuments and archaeological sites in Jordan are also in danger of falling victim to the “building craze”, even though at least in Amman ancient monuments can be seen…

Risk Management
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/17/2018 | 974 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 5: Knowledge Transfer

The heart of the project, namely the computer software, will help with the thorough and accurate documentation of the archaeological finds, which to date were only listed in catalogues. First the…

Knowledge Transfer
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/10/2018 | 1133 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 4: Bespoke IT Solution

Apart from creating modern storage facilities, the project also aims to record and catalogue the objects in a computer system. Bernard Beitz, a computer scientist and mathematician, is developing…

Bespoke IT Solution
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/03/2018 | 1138 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 3: Stocktake

The Archaeological Museum in the Amman Citadel is the oldest museum of its kind in Jordan. Its holdings include objects that relate the history of mankind over the last 100,000 years – all of them…

Stocktake
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/20/2017 | 4790 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Episode 1: A Unique Cultural Sphere

Amman is the capital of Jordan, a metropolis of millions that is constantly expanding and whose archaeological sites are endangered by a “building craze”. Today the ancient heart of the city is…

A Unique Cultural Sphere
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Antje Kohse | 12/04/2017 | 1586 Views | Presentations

2. Berliner Antiquity Slam

Am 8. November 2017 fand im Bode-Museum auf der Museumsinsel der 2. Berliner Antiquity Slam statt. In jeweils 10 Minuten präsentierten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler der Klassischen…

2. Berliner Antiquity Slam
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/26/2017 | 14287 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Jordan's Treasures in Peril

Einzigartiger Kulturraum

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Vieweger
Location:
Jordan
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The project
The German-Jordanian research project “Protecting Cultural Assets in Jordan” focusses on documenting and protecting archaeological finds in Jordan. The unique collections are to be protected and a contingency plan developed for possible crisis situations. In addition, documentation guarantees items are identifiable in the international antiques trade, so that illegal excavations can be prevented. To this end the finds in the Archaeological Museum in Amman are to be documented in a…

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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Speer | 10/07/2017 | 1366 Views | Interviews

Ins Feld, ins Museum oder an die Uni?

a.r.t.e.s.-Alumnus Marcel Danner forscht in der Klassischen Archäologie

Seit 2015 ist Dr. Marcel Danner am Lehrstuhl für Klassische Archäologie der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg beschäftigt. Als einer der ersten a.r.t.e.s.-Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden…

Ins Feld, ins Museum oder an die Uni?

Im Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesch

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/05/2017 | 13039 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Salt Man Project

Das Salzbergwerk von Zanjan

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The project
The aim of the project is the long-term preservation and presentation of the salt mummies, their tools and equipment, and the other largely organic finds from the excavation. In addition, an up-to-date conservation and monitoring concept of the unique archaeological legacy is to be developed and a selection of the finds restored and presented to an Iranian and German public. Partners of the project are the German Mining Museum in Bochum, Ruhr University Bochum, Romano-Germanic…

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Gregor Greve | 10/05/2017 | 975 Views | Announcements

Archäomediale & Cinarchea

12. Internationales Archäologie-Film-Medien-Festival

Vom 11. bis 14. Oktober 2017 findet im Archäologischen Landesmuseum Brandenburg zum dritten Mal das Archäologie-Film-Medien-Festival Archäomediale/Cinarchea statt. Schirmherr des diesjährigen…

Archäomediale & Cinarchea
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/19/2017 | 1119 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Ancient Nomads of Mangystau

Episode 5: Holy ground

The excavation in Mangystau is almost over, but the center and most exciting section of the complex is still to be explored. The archeologists are determined on finding conclusive proof of 5th…

Holy ground
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/05/2017 | 1135 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Ancient Nomads of Mangystau

Episode 3: Gold Fever

The uncovering and cleaning of the stone complex in the Kazakh Steppe remains tedious. But it is worth it. The archeologists, with their small scale excavations, are progressively discovering a…

Gold Fever
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Arbeitskreis Bodendenkmäler | 03/23/2017 | 1299 Views | Events

ECHY 2018 und die Archäologie: Die Spundwand der römischen Hafenmauer in Köln, die Archäologie in Deutschland und das Europäische Kulturerbejahr

04/06/2017 | Köln, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung | 19:00 Uhr

Europas reiches kulturelles Erbe ist maßgeblicher Bestandteil unserer gemeinsamen europäischen wie auch lokalen Identität. Mit dem Europäischen Kulturerbejahr 2018 werden alle Bürger eingeladen,…

ECHY 2018 und die Archäologie: Die Spundwand der römischen Hafenmauer in Köln, die Archäologie in Deutschland und das Europäische Kulturerbejahr
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Georgios Chatzoudis | 12/12/2016 | 2411 Views | Presentations

10 Jahre Historische Bibliothek der Gerda Henkel Stiftung

Jubiläumsveranstaltung im Literaturhaus München

Im Münchener Literaturhaus haben der Verlag C.H. Beck und die Gerda Henkel Stiftung am 4. Dezember 2016 das 10-jährige Jubiläum der Historischen Bibliothek der Gerda Henkel Stiftung gefeiert. Ihr…

10 Jahre Historische Bibliothek der Gerda Henkel Stiftung
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Arbeitskreis Bodendenkmäler | 11/27/2016 | 373 Views | Events

Trauminseln der Archäologie. Hindert die Wissenschaft am Träumen

12/01/2016 – 12/02/2016 | Köln | Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

Standen bislang Bodendenkmäler in Städten bei den Kolloquien des Arbeitskreises im Vordergrund, widmet sich die aktuelle Veranstaltung den archäologischen Parks. Diese verkörpern die Trauminseln…

Trauminseln der Archäologie. Hindert die Wissenschaft am Träumen

Römerstadt Carnuntum, Sujet des Jahres 2016

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Finn Schreiber | 10/07/2016 | 608 Views | Events

Workshop: Zwischen reichem Vermächtnis und schwerem Erbe

10/24/2016 – 10/25/2016 | TOPOI-Haus, Hittorfstr. 18, 14195 Berlin

In der archäologischen Forschung in der eurasischen Region hat es seit dem Kollaps der Sowjetunion große Umwälzungen gegeben, die mit der Entwicklung eigenständiger "nationaler" Archäologien in den…

Workshop: Zwischen reichem Vermächtnis und schwerem Erbe
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Björn Schmidt | 09/22/2016 | 775 Views | Announcements

Das Erbe des Wettergottes. Grabungen in der Zitadelle von Aleppo

40 Jahre - 40 Projekte | Video-Interview mit Kay Kohlmeyer und Julia Gonnella

Der Zitadellenhügel von Aleppo überragt das historische Zentrum der zweitgrößten syrischen Stadt und zeugt von ihrer jahrtausendealten Geschichte. Dort vermutete Prof. Dr. Kay Kohlmeyer den…

Das Erbe des Wettergottes. Grabungen in der Zitadelle von Aleppo