Monthly Archives: April 2016

The ancient ruins of Palmyra in the sunset.

Palmyra: atomic heritage

By Martin Michette This piece was written before Syrian government forces recently recaptured Palmyra. The full extent of damage to the historic site will be evaluated over the coming weeks and months, what remains clear is that the Triumphal Arch is all but destroyed. The Institute of Digital Archaeology (http://digitalarchaeology.org.uk/) have been reconstructing this symbol […]

SEAHA presents the Heritage Science Podcast

By Hayley Simon At first glance, cultural heritage may not seem like an obvious place to find cutting edge scientific research. But peel away the layers, delve beneath the visible, and fresh insights may be gained into the past, alongside new methods of preserving our shared human story. Welcome to the world of Heritage Science; […]