The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean
July 6, 2016

The AIA Site Preservation Program is excited to present the newest publication in its Heritage, Conservation, and Archaeology series…

The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Edited by Konstantinos Chalikias, Maggie Beeler, Ariel Pearce, and Steve Renette

The volume presents the proceedings of the conference “The Future of the Past” held at the UPenn Museum on April 10th and 11th, 2015.

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List of Chapters

The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean
Konstantinos Chalikias, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Maggie Beeler, Bryn Mawr College, Ariel Pearce, Temple University, and Steve Renette, University of Pennsylvania

Go, Do Good! Responsibility and the Future of Cultural Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean in the 21st Century
Morag M. Kersel, DePaul University

Contested Antiquities, Contested Histories: The City of David as an Example
Rannfrid I. Thelle, Wichita State University

Cultural Racketeering in Egypt—Predicting Patterns in Illicit Activity: Quantitative Tools of the 21st-Century Archaeologist
Katie A. Paul, The Antiquities Coalition

Beyond the Destruction: Cultural Diplomacy on the Island of Cyprus
Leah Marangos, State University of New Jersey at Rutgers

The Materiality of Post-War(s): The Impact of Conflict on the Archaeology and Landscape of Iraqi Kurdistan
Kyra Kaercher, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Reincarnation of the Damned Qajar Palace: From Palace to Prison, from Prison to Museum
Zohreh Soltani, State University of New York at Binghamton

Dealing with Legacy Data: Lessons from the Ur of the Chaldee’s Project
Simon Denham, The British Museum, and Sasha Renninger, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Ancient Near Eastern Material Culture Studies and Reflectance Transformation Imaging
Ashley Fiutko Arico, Johns Hopkins University, Nathaniel E. Greene, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Heather Dana Davis Parker, Johns Hopkins University

The Power of the Future: Re-Analyzing the House of the Rhyta at Pseira
Miriam G. Clinton, Rhodes College

Visualizing Structural Issues Through Photogrammetric 3D Documentation of Cultural Heritage: The Venetian Sea-Fortress at Herakleion, Crete, Greece
Gianluca Cantoro, Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS-FORTH), Vassiliki Sythiakakis, Ephorate of Antiquities of Herakleion—Hellenic Ministry of Culture, and Stelios Manolioudis, Independent geologist

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