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Save Timbuktu Manuscripts | Αρχαιολογία Online

Save Timbuktu Manuscripts | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Some 300,000 manuscripts from Timbuktu, thought to have been destroyed, had been, in fact, evacuated by librarians and archivists.To help preserving them sponsir the campaign through http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/timbuktu-libraries-in-exile

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The Venetian walls of Heraklion | Αρχαιολογία Online

The Venetian walls of Heraklion | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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The Mayor of Heracleion, Crete has asked for the city' s medieval walls to be included in the UNESCO list, as they form a vital part of the city, from a planning as well as cultural aspect. While aspects of Medieval architecture survive through the walls themselves, parts of them have been formed to host cultural events that add to the city's life. 

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Διεθνής Ημέρα Μουσείων 2013 | Αρχαιολογία Online

Διεθνής Ημέρα Μουσείων 2013 | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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International Museum Day Events in Greece...The complete programme! 

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40 χρόνια Πελοποννησιακό Λαογραφικό Ίδρυμα | Αρχαιολογία Online

40 χρόνια Πελοποννησιακό Λαογραφικό Ίδρυμα | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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High fashion from the past at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (Peloponnisiako Laographiko Idryma). 

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Conference about Ottoman monuments in Mytilene | Αρχαιολογία Online

Conference about Ottoman monuments in Mytilene | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Tsunami in the Mediterranean | Αρχαιολογία Online

Tsunami in the Mediterranean | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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On the Roman times tsunami that proved fatal for the Egyptian city of Heracleion and for Eleutherna in Crete.

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Impressive sunken building discovered in Zakynthos | Αρχαιολογία Online

Impressive sunken building discovered in Zakynthos | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Traces of what could be an important public building were discovered on the sea bed off the coast of Alikanas, Zakynthos, Greece. Images by the  Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities show visible architectural remains such as column bases and paved floors. Looking foreword for more research.

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Fashion Week with an archaeological twist | Αρχαιολογία Online

Fashion Week with an archaeological twist | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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What a great marriage of the old and the new! Diachronia in an exhibition...

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Σχεδιάζουμε μαζί τον οδηγό του Μουσείου Βυζαντινού Πολιτισμού | Αρχαιολογία Online

Σχεδιάζουμε μαζί τον οδηγό του Μουσείου Βυζαντινού Πολιτισμού | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Μια πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα ιδέα από το Μουσείο Βυζαντινού Πολιτισμού. Ελπίζουμε και σε καλή υλοποίηση...

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Hittite site to be turned into ‘tourist attraction’ | Αρχαιολογία Online

Hittite site to be turned into ‘tourist attraction’ | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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The neighbours are progressing well on the culture department..."Aferim" guys!

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Creating a museum | Αρχαιολογία Online

Creating a museum | Αρχαιολογία Online | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Follow the creation of the Archaeological Museum of Tegea on Facebook and see the work of the experts setting it up day by day!

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An Osiris in Liverpool

An Osiris in Liverpool | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
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Fragment of a painted linen mummy shroud 
Roman Egypt, about AD 100-200
World Museum Liverpool no.1973.4.503

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Full-size Bronze Age boat replica launched to answer questions about prehistoric seafaring

Full-size Bronze Age boat replica launched to answer questions about prehistoric seafaring | Archaeologia Online | Scoop.it
The rigour of prehistoric seafaring is about to be tested as archaeologists prepare today to launch Britain’s first ever full-size reconstructed sea-going Bronze Age boat.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 6, 2013 4:31 AM

Fantastic! I love reading about new discoveries!

Zeta Xekalaki's curator insight, March 7, 2013 6:01 AM

A trip to the past starting from Britain...

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Greek archaeological sites struggle to handle budget cuts » Elginism

Some of the bronze and pottery pieces dated from the ninth century B.C. and were protected by a single guard at the Archaeological Museum of the history of the Ancient Olympic Games. Still, the Culture ...
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Zeta Xekalaki's comment, March 7, 2013 6:10 AM
Makes me thing that private fundraising should be activated to save our culture...