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Past Horizons – Issue 8 online Now

Full version  http://publications.pasthorizons.tv/?id=pasthorizonsmay09

PDF Version http://www.scribd.com/doc/15572373/Past-Horizons-May-2009-Issue-8

Issue 8 - Past Horizons Online Magazine

Issue 8 - Past Horizons Online Magazine

Editorial
Challenge yourself.

News stories from around the world.

The Great Arab Revolt Project
Archaeology in the Jordanian desert through the eyes of volunteer Susan Daniels.

Bamburgh Research Project
Archaeology is in itself a destructive process and as a result needs to be fully recorded. The media department at the Bamburgh Research Project was created to experiment with video recording as a means to deal more fully with this issue. Gerard Twomey, the media director, explains the ideas behind this successful project.

Where the Camel meets the Canoe
A team of Yale University academics have set up the Timbuktu Research Project in response to the worsening environmental conditions in this remote region. Their research has led them to conclude this is not the first time Timbuktu has faced this particular dilemma.

Gloucester’s Itinerant Diggers
Archaeologist Austin Ainsworth on the launch of an exciting heritage project for Gloucester’s homeless community.

Dig In
Archaeological volunteer digs and field schools for 2009.

Beneath the Bricks
A local group turns potential conflict into a positive outcome for the community in a historic Louisiana town.

Profile
Archaeologist Douglas Post Park.

Dig Cook
Culinary escapades from Annie

Interested In…
Distance learning.

Viewpoint
David Connolly discusses what archaeology means to him.

Back Pages
Alternative Diggers’ Photo Archive.  (are you in there??)

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Past Horizons – Issue 6 – Heritage Volunteer Journal

The latest issue..

to see the full interactive version, with videos..

http://publications.pasthorizons.tv/?id=pasthorizonsjan09 

Past Horizons Magazine
Issue 6 – January 2009

Survey: Beyond the City Walls of Jerash
Surveying the hinterland of Jerash, an ancient Decapolis City in Jordan has become a race against time to discover and map as many sites as possible, many of which are being lost to development.

Colouring the Past at El Pilar
Dr. Anabel Ford describes a unique project that combines archaeology and conservation in the Maya forest amongst the ruins of El Pilar.

Two Monsoons
Archaeologist and buildings historian Tom Addyman describes the past, present and future of the decaying Scottish Cemetery in Kolkata and the enormous task of surveying the six acre site.

Putney Debates
Re-enactment group the Tower Hamlets Trayned Bandes bring to life the 360th anniversary of these historic discussions

Adopt-a-Monument
A Scottish initiative that enables communities to interact with their local monuments to safeguard their future.

Dig Cook
Annie Evans on culinary escapades, with a delicious recipe each issue.

and more…

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Stonehenge fisheye

Stonehenge fisheye

Ancient Skies will be a 4k resolution ‘FullDome’ planetarium show that explores the relationship between ancient cultures and the night sky – principally the Megalithic of Northern Europe – and will be the first to showcase the emerging science of Archaeo-Astronomy.

 

 

 

With the sponsorship of one of the world’s top 3 Planetarium companies, SKY-SKAN, an extensive pre-production phase has just been completed, with 60 minutes of location material shot principally in digital timelapse under motion control. A dedicated page for the project is available at


www.pmwcreative.org/ancient_skies.html. You can also view online ‘The Empire of Stone’: a compilation of the best of the material from the pre-production shoots.

PLUS…  have a look at this beautiful site…  ataste of things to come in web 2.0 in heritage

www.preservationtoday.com

this is what we want!

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