With $1.3 million granted by the Getty, teams hope to develop innovative solutions to address Wupatki’s challenges that can also be applied to other climate-vulnerable heritage sites.
Pigment found on rocks in a Spanish cave was applied by humans 60,000 years ago using splattering and blowing techniques.
Long believed to be discovered by lab researchers in 1908, researchers found evidence of the pigment in centuries-old Inca ceremonial objects.
Scientists have successfully taught computers to perform the complex task of rapidly sorting thousands of fragmented pottery designs into differing stylistic categories.
The Getty Conservation Institute has undertaken numerous mosaic reburials in Tunisia, Lebanon, and Cyprus over the years.
The findings at Wonderwerk Cave are huge for paleoanthropology, which seeks to understand human evolution.
The discovery in the Kalahari Desert disrupts the prevailing notion that human origins were linked to coastal environments.
A small coin dated 1808 led archaeologists to identify the area as the former site of the plantation where Tubman lived before escaping enslavement in 1849.
Researchers believe the Bronze Age stone bears a crude map of an area in France’s Brittany region.
Cavernous conditions and fire may have contributed to an “altered states of consciousness.”
The device, which is thought to predict planets’ movement, was found in the sea in 1901, salvaged from a wrecked merchant ship.
The spider is thought to be associated with rain and fertility rituals that might have taken place in the shrine and its attendant complex of buildings.