Tag: Athena project

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Scanning Technologies for Heritage

Theaters scalped in new 3D digital scanning and modelling technologies is at the heart of preservation, conservation and protection of ancient structures. It is using digital technology to preserve culture and heritage. This latest publication, written and prepared by the academic staff of the Dipartimento di Storia Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura (DiSDRA) of La Sapienza Università di Roma, is a great addition to new technology scanning using 2D and 3D modelling with a special focus on the Merida theaters. Continue reading


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Mobilising Heritage Through 4 EU Projects

Jordan’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities and Minister of Environment Nayef Hmeidi Al-Fayez launched the event in collaboration with European Delegation in Amman to disseminate the results and actions of 4 EU-supported projects in Jordan and the Euromed countries in a blustering force. Continue reading


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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


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ATHENA Project for Ancient Theaters

The ATHENA Project of Ancient THeaters Enhancement for New Actualities is a Euromed initiative designed to bolster cooperation and ideas between Europe and Arab countries across the Mediterranean, in the field of ancient theater development and their relationship with civil society institutions and communities. Continue reading