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Lecture Announcement: PATARA. DIE URBANISTISCHE ENTWICKLUNG EINER METROPOLE. ZUM GEDENKEN AN PROF. DR. HALUK ABBASOĞLU

The Lycian city of Patara has one of the most important ports of the eastern Mediterranean. Due to the increasing commercial and military importance of its well-protected harbour, which was an emporium, Patara achieved the designation „caput gentis Lyciae“. The settlement structures of the city were also determined by the natural features of this harbour […]

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Book Presentation: Konstantinopel – Samos – Berlin. Verpfändung, Fundteilung und heimliche Ausfuhr von Antiken am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkrieges

On the occasion of the 4th Day of Provenance Research, the Berlin Antikensammlung of the State Museums invites to the book presentation “Konstantinopel – Samos – Berlin. Verpfändung, Fundteilung und heimliche Ausfuhr von Antiken am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkrieges” on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 18:00. The book presentation will take place online on Webex. […]

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Cluster 7 Shaping Space – Shaping Society

The third roundtable meeting of Cluster 7 Shaping Space – Shaping Society took place on March 24th and 25th, 2022. Representatives of various disciplines from different departments of the DAI and universities discussed the role of „dimension“ in different building cultures.  Following on from last year’s meetings, aspects of the prehistoric buildings of the Near […]

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Lecture Announcement: ZWISCHEN ANSPRUCH UND NOTWENDIGKEIT: DIE HISPANO-RÖMISCHE KLEINSTADT MUNIGUA IN DER BAETICA

With the conquest of large parts of Europe, Rome was confronted with administrative problems. This task was assigned to the cities. At places where cities were lacking, as in the western, northern, and African provinces, sometimes they had to be established. The building requirements were always the same. Each city had to manage the task […]

Archaeological Research More Than Digging

Zooarchaeology: The Stories Bones Tell

Zooarchaeology is the study of archaeological animal remains, which include materials like bones, teeth, and shells. Unlike biology or paleontology, zooarchaeology focuses on human-animal interactions and the impacts of those interactions on human culture, the environment, and the animals themselves. As one of the most abundant categories of artifact recovered during excavation, animal remains allow […]