Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 3-1-13

A brief article on some really interesting uses of ‘cyber-archaeology’ at Petra, including terrestrial LiDAR and balloon photography.

More than 2,000 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled by a dynasty of kings of Greek descent, someone, perhaps a group of people, hid away some of the most valuable possessions they had — their shoes.

The Sustainable Preservation Initiative’s project at the Moche site San José de Moro in Peru hopes to be a model for others looking to create sustainable community development and heritage preservation. Continue reading