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Past Horizons Magazine – Issue 9 – August

Issue 9

Issue 9

David and Maggie (editors) would like to welcome you to the latest edition of Past Horizons Online

Journal of volunteer archaeology and training

Past Horizons Magazine – Issue 9 – August

Back as a quarterly journal, and packed with amazing articles and ideas for volunteering in archaeology around the world.

The magazine is now available here:

http://en.calameo.com/books/0000627297fcccc634fd5

with new cutting edge flip page technology and embedded videos, as well as live links taking you straight to websites with more information. (you will need a fairly up to date computer)

If you can’t use this for whatever reason, we have also uploaded a simpler PDF version here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/18505221/Past-Horizons-Issue-9-Aug-2009?classic_ui=1

You can now explore the world of Past Horizons on google earth – just use this kmz file (you must have google earth installed)

http://www.pasthorizons.com/magazine/PastHorizonsAug09.kmz

Now see what you are missing.

Editorial

Rocky adventures in Croatia and Scotland.

News stories from around the world.

Fresco Hunting in Western Bulgaria

Since 2008 Balkan Heritage has been cataloguing beautiful Orthodox frescoes found in the crumbling remains of mediaeval churches and monasteries in western Bulgaria. With the help of volunteers they aim to bring these frescoes to the attention of the world.

Zulu

The eMakhosini valley in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, is known as the Valley of the Zulu Kings. Here, two local legends are being explored concerning the Ngobese Zulu and the Siblikeni Homestead of King Senzangakhona.

Starting Out

A group of like-minded Brislington residents in the UK get together to form their own archaeology project.

The Looting of Ratiaria

The tragedy of the wholesale looting of an ancient Roman city in north western Bulgaria.

Time Team America

A look at the five-part series of the brand new Time Team America.

Dig In

A selection of archaeological volunteer digs and field schools for 2009/2010.

Dig Cook

Culinary escapades from Annie

Viewpoint

David Connolly discusses the benefits of viewing the familiar with a fresh pair of eyes.

Back Pages

Indiana Jones and the world of advertising.

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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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We know what you want because we use the tools, and have done for over 25 years. Why choose cheap when you can have quality.

Add to that a fab free magazine http://www.pasthorizons.com/ magazine a Heritage video site http://www.pasthorizons.tv/tv and even a site that give free access to hundreds of volunteer sites around the world! http://www.pasthorizons.com phew… now that is something worth visiting

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Past Horizons Journal Archive

http://www.scribd.com/group/24742-past-horizons-archaeology-magazine

Past Horizons Magazine

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A new Document group that holds all the pdf versions (5 so far)  of the new online free journal of archaeology, conservation and heritage. 

To see the full and visually stunning version..  with video, live links, sound and pageflip!  Go here:

http://www.pasthorizons.com/magazine/

Choose an issue, and read, an online magazine with a difference.!

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