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ATHENA Workshop Training for the ‘Management Plan’ in Amman

ATHENA training workshop in Amman for site managers and other archaeological professionals held to talk about the tools for drawing up management plans. The training was organized by the Department of Antiquities/ATHENA Project. Continue reading


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Training Workshop for Site Managers takes “Training for Sustainability Site Management Plan: From Theory to Practice”.

Amman (Jordan) 18-22 November 2012 Training Workshop for Site Managers takes “Training for Sustainability Site Management Plan: From Theory to Practice”. The workshop is for archaeological site managers, those working in the different sites in Jordan and those interested from … Continue reading


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Under the eye of the scanner in Algeria

from Dr. Marwan Asmar (Chief Project Editor of Ancient Theatres Enhancement for New Actualities-ATHENA Project). The scanning of the Cherchell and Tipaeza Theaters in Algeria are being digitally fashioned to categorize the intertwining of heritage, culture and tourism. Through the scanner and total station they are being reproduced graphically to bolster their role in different aspects of development, from the local community to attraction hubs. Continue reading


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Scanning of Siracusa Theater Reflects Italy’s ATHENA Week

Siracusa activities in Sicily include 3D laser scanning part of the ATHENA work objectives to enhance and sustain ancient theaters. A full team from the Dipartimento di Storia dell’Architettura, Restauro e Conservazione dei Beni Architettonici e stato of the Sapienza Universita di Roma is performing the scanning that is part of an “ATHENA Week” aimed at improving the general knowledge, creating awareness and digital documentation of ancient theaters in the Euromed region. Continue reading


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ATHENA 3D: digital training in Jordan for ancient theaters.

3 D laser technologies training and scan to conserve ancient theaters and ensure their long-term sustainability in Euromed region. The new technologies are part of the EU-funded ATHENA Project and is under the Euromed Heritage Program 4. A very focused contribution from Dr. Marwan Asmar, Chief Project Editor of ATHENA Project. Continue reading