2012 News

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ACMR Executive Director Auron Tare wrote and produced a recent documentary about the history of the Albanian treasure of Vrapi. Purchased by J.P. Morgan in 1901, the historical collection is now on display in the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Check out the preview on YouTube:

 

 

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Balkan Insight: February 18th
Privatizing Albanian Castles Worries Heritage Experts

 



Gazeta Shqiptare: February 9th
Eksperti italian: Reshat Gega shkatërroi kishën
në Mesopotam

 

 

Shqiptarja: February 2nd
Tare: Berisha po fal 99 monumente

 

 

Atlas: February 1st
Albania: Patrimonio Storico in Vendita? Un Coro di Critiche e Proteste

 

 

Balkan Insight: January 31st
Privatization of Albanian Monuments Opposed

What is Nautical Archaeology?

Underwater, marine, maritime, or nautical archaeology is simply archaeology done under the water. Together with cultural and physical anthropology and linguistics, archaeology - both on land and underwater - is a subfield of the science of anthropology, the study of humankind. Basically, the tools, techniques, and products are the same no matter where one works, although different environments may require adaptations to the task at hand. But the goals are the same: understanding our past.

 

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