Symposium Archaeology of the future - Museum of Antiquities Leiden

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Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, Leiden

Archaeologists team up with engineers in the Scanning for Syria project to look for ways to digital preserve damaged and lost cultural heritage. On the occasion of this project, Delft University of Technology, Leiden Universitythe Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Global Heritage and Development and the National Museum of Antiquities organize the Archaeology of the Future symposium to discuss a number of techniques to safeguard cultural heritage and to benefit archaeological science.

date: Thursday 7 June 2018

  • time: starting 10.30 hours (doors open at 10.00)
  • location: Leemanszaal, National Museum of Antiquities (address and route)
  • language: English
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  • entrance fee: Participants should possess a valued ticket (€ 12,50) for the National Museum of Antiquities. (students have free entrance on presentation of a valid student card)

See the reconstruction of a tablet from Tell Sabi Abyad in Northern Syria made from a mould cast by Leiden archaeologists in this video.



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