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Hacking into a Lost World

April 20, 2017

…World Undergrads re-create at-risk archaeology sites in virtual reality as part of hackathon UC San Diego engineering and archeology undergraduate students partnered up for the worlds first cyber-archeology hackathon. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Somewhere in the at-risk ruins of Khirbat en-Nahas in the Faynan region of southern…

Indiana Jones Meets the Sea

June 1, 2017

…Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies Hidden coastlines around the world contain clues about ancient civilizations. The mysteries locked in these coastal sites where human activity once flourished are now submerged under rising seas. A trove of cultural artifacts and environmental data…

Archaeologists Explore Secrets of Neolithic Village off Israel’s Coast

December 10, 2020

…Amir Yurman/University of Haifa. Archaeologists Explore Secrets of Neolithic Village off Israel’s Coast—Under COVID-19 UC San Diego archaeologist and Qualcomm Institute (QI) affiliate Thomas Levy and Assaf Yasur-Landau of the University of Haifa in Haifa, Israel and their teams have completed a combined physical and virtual excavation of a Neolithic…

Archaeologists Show Unmanned Robotic Vehicles Offer Solution to Challenges Mapping Underwater Sites

August 28, 2023

While cultural heritage sites submerged in shallow waters are difficult to access with traditional research vessels, a U.S.-Greek team has now shown that a robotic vessel can be used to collect information.

UNESCO Recognizes International Team for Sustainable Underwater Archaeology Efforts

August 8, 2023

UNESCO has awarded a team of researchers from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History and UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography for their efforts protecting underwater cultural heritage sites.

E-Book Is Logical Next Step for Publicizing Brave New World of Cyber-Archaeology

December 18, 2012

…be surprising for an archaeologist to skip a printed edition in favor of publishing a digital e-book instead, but that’s exactly what Tom Levy has done. The University of California, San Diego professor of anthropological archaeology in the Division of Social Sciences has teamed with the Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS)…

U.S., Israeli Universities Open Marine Archaeology Research Station

April 23, 2021

A binational team from UC San Diego and University of Haifa inaugurated a joint new Marine Archaeology Research Station on April 20 in the Mediterranean coast town of Akko in Israel.

New Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability Partners with Israel Antiques Authority

February 24, 2016

A new cyber-archaeology research center in the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego has received data on 18,500 archaeological sites under a new partnership between the center and the Israel Antiques Authority.

California Networking Consortium to Honor UC San Diego ‘Cyber’ Archaeologist

March 8, 2016

The CENIC networking consortium will give its Innovations in Networking Award for Research Applications to UC San Diego archaeologist Thomas Levy for his work to digitize archaeological excavations using a suite of cyberarchaeology tools.

Springer Publishes New Book Documenting Research into Exodus from Egypt

April 9, 2015

Just in time for Passover, a new volume documenting research pertaining to the Bible’s grand narrative about Israel’s Exodus from Egypt has been published by Springer Publishing Company.

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