The discovery of a 40,000-year old figurine reignites debate among archaeologists about the origins—and true purpose—of art (http://t.co/3XOy6V5C 40KYO booby sculpture out of mammoth tusk points to origins of art.)...
Will the Jewish silver craft survive in Yemen?The Yemen TimesOf the ancient cultural legacy of Yemeni Jewry, one element has stood the test of time, migration and revolution: The craft of hand-made silver jewelry.
Paintings and Drawings from a private collection of John Piper's Mountains of ...Art Daily... to all areas of Britain. This exhibition presents an outstanding group of views in Snowdonia by John Piper from a private collection.
The GuardianArchaeologists strike gold in quest to find Queen of Sheba's wealthThe GuardianNow an enormous ancient goldmine, together with the ruins of a temple and the site of a battlefield, have been discovered in her former territory.
BBC NewsVermeer masterpiece set for Amsterdam returnBBC News... a Letter at the world-famous institution since its 2010 restoration. The removal of varnish and retouches have allowed the work to regain its "cool tones", The Art Newspaper said.
BBC NewsAerial Archaeology and the Roman EmpireBBC NewsThe Roman Empire stretched from the Euphrates in the east, through North Africa, and as far north as The Antonine Wall in Scotland; in Europe the limits (or Limes as the Romans referred to...
The settlement was built by German miners after a diamond field was discovered there, and at one point boasted a bowling alley, ballroom, hospital and casino. Its last residents left in the 1950s. Ghost towns.
The Walters Art Museum presents Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift an exhibition of 135 artworks from cultures that rose and fell in Mexico, Central America and Andean South America from 1200 B.C.–A.D.