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Admiring great art 'is good for your health', Italian experiment finds

Admiring great art 'is good for your health', Italian experiment finds | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Student destroys 19th century statue while taking a selfie

Student destroys 19th century statue while taking a selfie | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Climbing into the lap of a Greco-Roman artwork to Instagram yourself? Sounds legit
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A statue called The Drunken Satyr is damaged by student taking a 'selfie' in Milan's Accademia di Brera

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Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum

Ancient Egyptian treasure worth £15k among haul stolen from Leicester museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen tens of thousands of pounds worth of ancient Egyptian jewellery from a museum. A 3,900-year-old gold shell pendant worth £15,000 (pictured); a £12,000 bronze...

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Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, January 17, 2014 6:37 PM

It amazes me how much money some of this jewellery goes for. I understand that it is old and historical but it still amazes me. All of these arts are because people stoped foraging and started to stay in one place so that different people can do different things. 

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The Archaeology News Network: Auction of 4,500 year old Sardinian idol stopped

The Archaeology News Network: Auction of 4,500 year old Sardinian idol stopped | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Campaigners wins rights to stop New York auction house from selling an ancient mother goddess icon that could be worth up to $1.2 million.


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UNESCO “shock” at Museum of Islamic Art’s destruction - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014

UNESCO “shock” at Museum of Islamic Art’s destruction - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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UNESCO on the destruction of the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo

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