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Interview: UNESCO Archives Digitization Project
Interviewby Marion Wadowski

Interview: UNESCO Archives Digitization Project

Ancient History Encyclopedia has partnered with the UNESCO Archives, which we are very excited about. Our mission aligns very much with UNESCO, wanting to bring about peace and international understanding to the world through cultural heritage...
UNESCO's Nubia & Abu Simbel Campaign
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

UNESCO's Nubia & Abu Simbel Campaign

This collection is really dear to us as it is the fruit of our new collaboration and partnership with the UNESCO Archives. They have digitized a vast amount of resources that can be found on their platform and you can read all about...
Information & Communication Technologies in Cultural Heritage & Tourism
Interviewby James Blake Wiener

Information & Communication Technologies in Cultural Heritage & Tourism

Information and communication technologies (ICT) are revolutionizing the ways in which the public interacts, understands, and appreciates the importance of cultural heritage around the world. They are additionally enabling sustainable tourism...
Heiankyo
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Heiankyo

Heiankyo (Kyoto), located in the centre of Honshu island, was the capital of Japan for over a thousand years and gave its name to one of the golden ages of Japanese history, the Heian Period (794-1185 CE). Built according to Chinese design...
Reconstructions of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Image Galleryby Arienne King

Reconstructions of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

This gallery presents six digital reconstructions of UNESCO World Heritage Sites threatened by forces like climate change, terrorism, and urbanization. Included are sites ranging from Jerusalem to Micronesia, with dates spanning from antiquity...
15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Ancient History Encyclopedia has over 100 articles on UNESCO World Heritage sites, and in this collection, we look at just a few of them. The selection of sites, some well-known and others much less so, represents cultures from around the...
UNESCO Archives Film Collection - The World Saves Abu Simbel (1972)
Videoby UNESCO

UNESCO Archives Film Collection - The World Saves Abu Simbel (1972)

Digitized by the UNESCO Archives. A production of UNESCO and the Abu Simbel Joint Venture. When the work began on the High Aswan Dam in Upper Egypt, the two temples of Abu Simbel, carved in the living rock which rises from the banks of...
Poverty Point
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Poverty Point

Poverty Point is an archaeological and historic site in Louisiana, USA, enclosing one of the most significant Native American mound sites from Pre-Colonial America. It was once the location of a grand complex of residential homes built on...
Rock Drawings of Valcamonica
Articleby Ingrid Garosi

Rock Drawings of Valcamonica

The rock drawings of Valcamonica are prehistoric petroglyphs carved in the glacier-polished, grey-purple Permian sandstone of the Camonica valley that extends for 90 km in the Italian provinces of Brescia and Bergamo in Lombardy. The name...
Great Wall of China
Definitionby Emily Mark

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is a barrier fortification in northern China running west-to-east 13,171 miles (21,196 km) from the Jiayuguan Pass (in the west) to the Hushan Mountains in Liaoning Province in the east, ending at the Bohai Gulf. It...