During the October hearings on the renewal of Cyprus’ Memorandum of Understanding, CAARI co-hosted a program and reception at the Embassy of Cyprus. Attendees learned about the wide range of diplomatic, legal, regulatory, and policing initiatives being implemented by the Republic of Cyprus to halt illegal trafficking of cultural heritage. They also gained a vivid glimpse of the way individual archaeologists – if they have the imagination that CAARI’s Director, Andrew McCarthy has – can use their digs to protect them. Dr. McCarthy showed how he initiated a festive annual cook-off in a village near his site by replicating the extraordinary prehistoric roasting pit foundRead More →

Check out Jody Gordon (Wentworth Institute of Technology) discuss the role of 3D printing and digital archaeology more broadly at the Athienou Archaeological Project (AAP).   For more on this project and the work of the AAP team of Michael Toumazou, Erin Walcek Averett, and Derek Counts, check out their contribution to their edited book Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology¬†(The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota: Grand¬†Forks, ND 2016) or download the entire book for free here.Read More →