archaeological heritage beyond one period heritage institutions & organisations

Europa Nostra Awards 2017: The island of Kea and the ancient city of Karthaia

Kea, an island that forms part of the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea, is a beloved weekend destination for Athenians and just one hour by ferry from the Greek capital. On this hilly, scarcely populated island, lie the ruins of the ancient city of Karthaia. Karthaia was populated for around 1300 years from the […]

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Europa Nostra Awards 2017: Il Cartastorie, storytelling in the archives

ilCartastorie is the museum of the Historical Archive of the Banco di Napoli. It is an innovative project of enhancement and knowledge of the biggest bank archive in the world: it collects the documents of the public banks of Naples since 1573 until today. It represents a unique historical source for retracing the social and economic development in […]