Preserving Our Past

Learn how people around the world are working to preserve our shared history

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Why is preservation important?

How to preserve the past

When cutting-edge technology meets ancient history

Examine artifacts and historic locations in 3D

Discover the temples damaged by earthquakes at Bagan

Meet the heroes

The inside story of legendary archaeologists, adventurers, explorers, and scientists

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Sites at risk right now

On the frontline in the fight against cultural destruction

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The challenges of preservation

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Saving digital art

Art in the internet age

Art and restoration

Making artworks last

How to preserve culture

Protecting language, tradition, and intangible heritage

The locations of Open Heritage

Stories and original data at 27 sites documented by CyArk

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