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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 01/20/2019 | 12473 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Temple of Heliopolis

Standortbestimmung

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The project
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 | 581 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 | 1123 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 | 691 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 | 1231 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 | 624 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 | 641 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 | 852 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 | 777 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 Fellowships 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 | 2427 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
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/07/2018 | 5478 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Ein wahrer Schatz

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Falko Daim
Location:
Mainz
Info:

The Project
The Preslav Treasure was found in winter 1978 by agricultural workers in the eastern Bulgarian town of Preslav, close to the former imperial palace. Comprising over 180 gold, silver, gold-plated and enamelled objects, the find was excavated and recovered by archaeologists. Now the find is to be researched as part of a Bulgarian-German cooperation project supervised by Prof. Falko at the Romano-Germanic Central Museum in Mainz. The partners are the National Archaeological Institute…

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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Speer | 06/30/2018 | 662 Views | Articles

Auf das richtige (Kölner) Pferd gesetzt!

Über meinen Forschungs-Gastaufenthalt an der Universität zu Köln

Endlich geschafft! Master in der Tasche – der langersehnte Moment nach sechs intensiven Studienjahren, beginnend in Berlin mit einem Bachelor in Ägyptologie und endend in Basel am Institut für…

Auf das richtige (Kölner) Pferd gesetzt!

Zerlegen des Lamms mit frisch geschlagenen Steinartefakten

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Judith Wonke | 06/16/2018 | 1253 Views | 2 | Interviews

"Kompetenzen bilden den Startpunkt der beruflichen Orientierung"

Interview mit Eva Kanis, Anna Honikel und Evelyn Hochheim zum Workshop "Archäologiestudium - und dann?"

Studierende geisteswissenschaftlicher und vor allem archäologischer Disziplinen kennen die Fragen: Welche berufliche Zukunft wartet nach dem Studium? Welche Berufsfelder gibt es außerhalb von…

"Kompetenzen bilden den Startpunkt der beruflichen Orientierung"

Copyright: Eva Kanis (l.) und Anna Honikel (m.) / Bild: Kathrin Weber; Evelyn Hochheim (r.) / Bild: Jens Hauspurg

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Judith Wonke | 05/10/2018 | 3040 Views | 8 | Interviews

„Und was machst du jetzt mit deinem Studium?“

Interview mit Martin Streicher zur AG Wissen schafft Karriere

AbsolventInnen geisteswissenschaftlicher Disziplinen ist die Frage "Und was machst du jetzt mit deinem Studium" in der Regel nur zu gut bekannt. Um eine Berufsorientierung bereits im Studium zu…

„Und was machst du jetzt mit deinem Studium?“
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/18/2018 | 1309 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Earthquakes in Ostia?

Episode 5: The General Interview

Dr. Laura Pecchioli is an architect who specialises in ancient building techniques and earthquake research. In a project supported by the Gerda Henkel Foundation she examines, among other things,…

The General Interview
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/11/2018 | 1192 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Earthquakes in Ostia?

Episode 4: Tracing the Fall

Laura Pecchioli wants to examine several places in Ostia precisely because cracks or what are known as torsion effects point to various forces exerted on the buildings. The fact that these…

Tracing the Fall
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Martin Streicher | 04/05/2018 | 543 Views | Announcements

Archäologiestudium – und dann?
Berufsorientierung in der Studienberatung archäologischer Fächer

Kassel, Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Antikensammlung, 21.06.2018, 12:15 – 16:15 Uhr

Die Frage, welche beruflichen Perspektiven und Optionen sich mit einem Studium archäologischer Fächer ergeben, bewegt viele Studierende im Laufe ihres B.A.-, M.A.- oder auch des Promotionsstudiums.…

Archäologiestudium – und dann?
Berufsorientierung in der Studienberatung archäologischer Fächer
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/04/2018 | 1207 Views | 1 | L.I.S.A.video

Earthquakes in Ostia?

Episode 3: Seismology meets Archaeology

As an architect specialising in archaeological restoration, Laura Pecchioli not only spends time in the field, but also in the city archives, where she looks for documents and excavation photos…

Seismology meets Archaeology
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/28/2018 | 1340 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Earthquakes in Ostia?

Episode 2: Vibrations in the underworld

To what extent do the buildings in Ostia indicate a possible earthquake? Scientist Dr. Laura Pecchioli has travelled to Ostia to find out. Her work involves closely examining the ancient remains,…

Vibrations in the underworld
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Judith Wonke | 03/13/2018 | 1340 Views | Interviews

"Die Geschichte der Moderne ist eine der Gewalt und Katastrophen"

Interview mit Reinhard Bernbeck über moderne Archäologie und materielle Spuren im NS

Mit der Archäologie werden gewöhnlich Disziplinen wie die Ur- und Frühgeschichte oder aber die Klassische Archäologie, die sich beispielsweise mit dem antiken Rom beschäftigt, assoziiert. Weniger…

"Die Geschichte der Moderne ist eine der Gewalt und Katastrophen"