Category Archives: Archaeology

Summer of Discovery

A guest post by Victoria Falcon, an up-and-coming preservationist who tried her hand at archaeology this summer With no real plans for the summer, I took to the internet to find an opportunity for hands-on preservation experience and stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Come, Tell Me How You Live: Agatha Christie’s Archaeological Memoir of the Middle East

A guest post by Laura A. Macaluso Agatha Christie is the Western world’s most beloved, prolific and best-selling mystery writer. Iconic titles such as Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile evoke distant lands and ancient cities—a … Continue reading

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People, Make Preservation Happen!

There’s an African proverb that says, roughly, “Many small people who in many small places do many small things can change the face of the world.” I first came across the proverb in the form of a mural painted boldly … Continue reading

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Beyond the Borders: Nubian Culture and Cultural Tourism

This post comes from thesis work by Zeina Elcheikh entitled Culture and Tourism in Southern Egypt. The work focused on the role on cultural tourism in preserving cultural identity and the challenges it faces in the cases of ethnic minorities, such as … Continue reading

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Hallie’s Adventure in Preservation

Anyone familiar with Richard Scarry’s Busytown knows that Jason the Mason builds foundations. At last week’s Adventures in Preservation/Fairfield Foundation workshop, this was also true. Brick masons Jason Whitehead, Ray Canetti, and Bill Neff came out to our workshop to give … Continue reading

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