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Göbekli Tepe being covered with roofs

Göbekli Tepe being covered with roofs | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Excavation and preservation work currently under way in Göbekli Tepe, Turkey with some structures to be protected by two large roofs

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Paintings stolen from Castelvecchio Museum retrieved in Ukraine | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Paintings stolen from Castelvecchio Museum retrieved in Ukraine | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Work begins to try to save Christianity’s holiest shrine: Jesus’ tomb

Work begins to try to save Christianity’s holiest shrine: Jesus’ tomb | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
They are trying to save the holiest site in Christendom: “We don't know what we will find.”
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Mysterious earth mounds discovered by lasers at reveal hidden Cambodian cities of Angkor Wat 

Mysterious earth mounds discovered by lasers at reveal hidden Cambodian cities of Angkor Wat  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An extensive network of ancient cities has been discovered in the Cambodian jungle around the ruins of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.
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Pompeii's Villa of Mysteries at risk of collapse

Pompeii's Villa of Mysteries at risk of collapse | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Villa of Mysteries, considered the ‘crown jewel’ of the ancient city of Pompeii, is at risk of collapse due to vibrations from nearby trains mainly used by tourists and seismic activity in the Bay of Naples, a new report has warned.
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Hundreds of ancient Artifacts that were traded without a license were seized during a raid

Hundreds of ancient Artifacts that were traded without a license were seized during a raid | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Bronze arrowheads, coins bearing the names of the Hasmoneans rulers, special vessels for storing perfumes and hundreds of items that are thousands of
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Secrets of lost Cambodian cities to be revealed: report

Secrets of lost Cambodian cities to be revealed: report | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists are set to unveil further details of medieval cities hidden under jungle in Cambodia near Angkor Wat, the world's largest Hindu temple complex, the Guardian newspaper said Saturday.
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Syrian troops looting ancient city Palmyra, says archaeologist

Syrian troops looting ancient city Palmyra, says archaeologist | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Cultural heritage expert claims off-duty regime soldiers have been carrying out illegal excavations at Unesco site Syrian regime troops are looting the ancient city of Palmyra like the Islamic State jihadis who controlled it until March, according...
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Art conservation refers to the process of maintaining works of art against future damage

Art conservation refers to the process of maintaining works of art against future damage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
They're the professionals to call when art breaks—just don't be surprised when they break out the dental picks.
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French archaeologists unearth bones from 6,000-year-old massacre

French archaeologists unearth bones from 6,000-year-old massacre | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Neolithic group found in silo appeared to have suffered violent deaths, with multiple injuries to legs, hands and skulls
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Easter Island statues could fall into sea, U.N. says

Easter Island statues could fall into sea, U.N. says | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Higher waves caused by a warming planet are chipping away at platforms that have supported some of the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a United Nations report on cultural heritage sites and climate change.
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Louvre to close and evacuate artworks amid flood threat 

Louvre to close and evacuate artworks amid flood threat  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Is this Greek hilltop the 2,400-year-old burial place of Aristotle?

Is this Greek hilltop the 2,400-year-old burial place of Aristotle? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Greek archaeologist ‘almost certain’ he has discovered the long-sought tomb of world’s greatest philosopher
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World’s oldest stamps traveling to N.Y. in bomb-proof case

World’s oldest stamps traveling to N.Y. in bomb-proof case | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
World’s first stamps are traveling outside of the UK for the first time under lock and key.
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Conservators Barbara Borghese and Jackie Coppen take care of the Penny Black in transit to New York
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Orazi and Curiazi Room to get a facelift | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Orazi and Curiazi Room to get a facelift | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Work has started on a conservation project involving the Oriazi and Curiazi Room in the Apartments of the Conservators, located in the Musei Capitolini in Rome.
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How 3D printing brought two shipwrecks back to the surface

How 3D printing brought two shipwrecks back to the surface | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Researchers at Wessex Archaeology have used 3D printing to recreate two long-sunk shipwrecks off the coast of the UK.
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The world’s oldest computer is still revealing its secrets

The world’s oldest computer is still revealing its secrets | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
"It would be hard to dispute that this is the single most information-rich object that has been uncovered by archaeologists from ancient times," one researcher said.
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Browse News in Conservation | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

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Who owns ancient artefacts?

Who owns ancient artefacts? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Many countries have fought for the return of their stolen or pillaged objects.
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New Geoglyph Found near Nazca Lines | Archaeology | Sci-News.com

New Geoglyph Found near Nazca Lines | Archaeology | Sci-News.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A team of scientists from Japan has discovered a completely new geoglyph in the Nazca Desert, southern Peru.
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Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century
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Archaeologists discover massive Petra monument that could be 2,150 years old

Archaeologists discover massive Petra monument that could be 2,150 years old | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Buried platform measuring 184ft by 161ft ‘has no parallels’ at the ancient city and was discovered using satellite imagery to scan the surrounding land
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Templos do Amor?

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King Tutankhamun buried with dagger made of space iron

King Tutankhamun buried with dagger made of space iron | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The boy king of Egypt was buried with a dagger whose blade was made of iron from a meteorite, a new study finds.
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Ana Paula Sena's curator insight, June 3, 10:33 AM

Há, há, há! ;-) 

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The fight to save Cuba's forgotten art schools

The fight to save Cuba's forgotten art schools | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Cuba's National Art Schools are an architectural marvel, but with the buildings listed on the 2016 World Monuments Watch, time is running out to save them.
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Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen 18th-century Dutch masterpiece

Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen 18th-century Dutch masterpiece | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A Ukranian art buyer has handed back a missing 18th-century painting stolen a decade ago from a Dutch museum, bringing the total number of masterpiece
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Penny Black: World's oldest stamp to be transported from London to New York in bomb-proof case

Penny Black: World's oldest stamp to be transported from London to New York in bomb-proof case | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The 176 year-old stamps are so rare that they are taken under armed escort in a specially designed case with shock alarms and sensors.
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