Topic: Joseph Carter

A World Treasure is at Risk in Crimea

April 14, 2014
A World Treasure is at Risk in Crimea

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.

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UT Classical Archaeology Research Leads to UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation

Sept. 19, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas After two decades of research led by a classical archaeology professor at The University of Texas at Austin, an ancient Greek settlement in southern Ukraine was granted World Heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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Digitizing the past

Sept. 19, 2011

Collaborating with the Texas Advanced Computing Center, Assistant Professor Adam Rabinowitz and his team work to develop high-tech, digital solutions to preserve ancient sites.

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Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Oct. 27, 2008

Phantoms of the Deep: In the depths of the Black Sea lies a landscape of eternal darkness. With no light and no oxygen in the sea's anoxic layer, no life can survive, except perhaps the ghosts of ancient mariners whose ships foundered thousands of years ago.

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Shipwrecks of the Black Sea

Oct. 27, 2008

Find out why ancient shipwrecks remain preserved and intact in the basement of the Black Sea unlike any other place in the world. Travel deep into the sea's dead zone using remote operated vehicles.

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