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Mexico's Calakmul now UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ancient Mayan city of Calakmul in southern Mexico was recently designated as a "mixed natural and cultural" World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, the first one in the country. Duration: 00:43.
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Historical interleaves in Moroccan manuscripts from Qatar Collections: technical analysis and significance by Amelie Couvrat Desvergnes | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Ar...

Historical interleaves in Moroccan manuscripts from Qatar Collections: technical analysis and significance by Amelie Couvrat Desvergnes | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Ar... | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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An interesting article, part of a more comprehensive study, aiming to analyse and identify interleaving materials encountered in Islamic manuscripts.
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Jesus’ tomb, Christianity’s holiest shrine to be restored

Jesus’ tomb, Christianity’s holiest shrine to be restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Zurbarán's "Saint Serapion" returns to galleries at Wadsworth Atheneum

Zurbarán's "Saint Serapion" returns to galleries at Wadsworth Atheneum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Francisco de Zurbarán's Saint Serapion (1628) is on view now in the a href= http://thewadsworth.org target= _blank Wadsworth Atheneum /a 's newly
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Beautiful treasure in ancient Cyprus tomb reveals island was crucial Mediterranean hub

Beautiful treasure in ancient Cyprus tomb reveals island was crucial Mediterranean hub | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Artefacts from many ancient cultures were recovered from the large family grave.
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Pompeii was preserved by disaster. Now it risks ruin all over again

Pompeii was preserved by disaster. Now it risks ruin all over again | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The volcanic eruption that destroyed the Roman city also froze it in time – but now, 2,000 years later, it is alive with people who threaten its existence all over again
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Ancient underwater city of Pavlopetri at risk

Ancient underwater city of Pavlopetri at risk | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Secrets of the Silk Road emerge from ancient latrine pit in China

Secrets of the Silk Road emerge from ancient latrine pit in China | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The ancient Silk Road is widely known as the main route for tea, silks and spices to be transported from the ancient world to Europe 2,000 years ago.
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MICROSCAPE studio restores lucca's chiesa di san pellegrino to former splendor

MICROSCAPE studio restores lucca's chiesa di san pellegrino to former splendor | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
the restored church is home to the polo museale della toscano plaster cast collection, consisting of 230 piece from the mid-19th and 20th centuries.
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Beautifully preserved: A 3,000-year-old lost world has been unearthed

Beautifully preserved: A 3,000-year-old lost world has been unearthed | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
British archaeologists working on the Must Farm project in England's Cambridgeshire Fens can hardly restrain themselves...
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Alexandra Palace's lost theatre to be reopened after 80 years

Alexandra Palace's lost theatre to be reopened after 80 years | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Public donations are needed to complete the multi-million pound project to reopen the 1875 theatre
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Were the famous Monuments Men of WWII betrayed?

Were the famous Monuments Men of WWII betrayed? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A team of experts from 13 different countries were tasked with saving as much of the culture of Europe as they could from the Nazis during the Second World War.
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The group saving Syria's ancient sites from destruction

The group saving Syria's ancient sites from destruction | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
How scholars, historians and activists work together to protect and preserve Syria's rich cultural heritage.
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Antinoo ritrova la faccia negli USA grazie a un egittologo

Antinoo ritrova la faccia negli USA grazie a un egittologo | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Quando la deformazione professionale non ti abbandona nemmeno in vacanza! È successo durante un viaggio a Roma nel 2005 a W. Raymond Johnson, direttore dell'Epigraphic Survey dell'Oriental Institute di base presso la Chicago House a Luxor. L'egittologo, visitando il Museo Nazionale Romano di Palazzo Altemps, si era imbattuto nel cosiddetto "Antinoo Ludovisi" (inv. n° 8620; immagine a destra), busto…
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Ancient Iranian ‘Qanats’ added to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List 

Ancient Iranian ‘Qanats’ added to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts

US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The United States announced emergency import restrictions Wednesday on Syrian artifacts in response to looting of the country's cultural heritage in t
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Preserving Cambodia’s Artistic Heritage

Preserving Cambodia’s Artistic Heritage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Diplomat spoke with art restorer Borany Mam about the efforts to restore Cambodia’s endangered canvases.
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How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project

How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The birthplace of photography hires a team of experts that specialize in everything from daguerreotypes to digital prints.
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Restoration works at the Roman theatre in ancient Nikaia underway

Restoration works at the Roman theatre in ancient Nikaia underway | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Hercules Room at Rome's Palazzo Venezia to be restored

Hercules Room at Rome's Palazzo Venezia to be restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Restoring a Charles Rennie Mackintosh Architectural Gem From the Ashes

Restoring a Charles Rennie Mackintosh Architectural Gem From the Ashes | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Two years after a fire gutted much of a design masterwork at the Glasgow School of Arts, restoration work is finally set to begin.
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The real Mary Rose

The real Mary Rose | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The vessel, Henry VIII's flagship, has gone on display in the newly-revamped Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth exactly 471 years after it perished in the Solent on July 19, 1545.
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Historic Find: A Statue of an Egyptian Official at Tel-Hazor in Israel – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Historic Find: A Statue of an Egyptian Official at Tel-Hazor in Israel – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
In a historic find, a large fragment of an Egyptian statue measuring 45 X 40 centimeters, made of lime-stone, was discovered In the course of the current season of excavations at Tel-Hazor, north of the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
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Smithsonian unveils restored USS Enterprise from Star Trek TV series

Smithsonian unveils restored USS Enterprise from Star Trek TV series | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Starship Enterprise has travelled back in time to its glory days – the Star Trek ship has been restored to its 1967 looks, and is on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
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Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art

Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Centuries have passed since Neolithic artists swirled red and white colour on the cliffs of northern Somalia, painting antelopes, cattle, giraffes and hunters carrying bows and arrows.
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