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The Non-Invasive Analysis of Painted Surfaces A two-day international symposium Washington DC, February 2014 By Paola Ricciardi

The Non-Invasive Analysis of Painted Surfaces A two-day international symposium Washington DC, February 2014 By Paola Ricciardi | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A conference review from News in Conservation, Issue 41, April 2014

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Sapienza, studenti restaurano l'affresco di Mario Sironi in Aula Magna - Roma - Repubblica.it

Sapienza, studenti restaurano l'affresco di Mario Sironi in Aula Magna - Roma - Repubblica.it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Un anno e mezzo per restaurare i 90 metri quadrati del dipinto murale di Mario Sironi, "L'Italia fra le Arti e le Scienze", eseguito nel 1935 nell'aula magna del Rettorato dell'università La Sapienza, in occasione dell'inaugurazione della Città Universitaria, realizzata su pr
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7000-Year-Old Tool Workshop Found in Bulgaria - Archaeology

7000-Year-Old Tool Workshop Found in Bulgaria - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Razgrad Regional Museum of History, and the Ruse Regional Museum of History unearthed a workshop thought to be 7000-years old

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UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones - BBC News

UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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A major international agreement designed to protect cultural treasures during military conflicts is to be finally ratified by the UK 

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Ana Paula Sena's curator insight, June 25, 1:23 PM

Patrimônio da Humanidade.

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£7.1bn bill to stop the Palace of Westminster falling down

£7.1bn bill to stop the Palace of Westminster falling down | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The UNESCO world heritage site is suffering major dilapidation including crumbling stonework and leaking roofs
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The UNESCO world heritage site is suffering major dilapidation including crumbling stonework and leaking roofs
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China restores 800-year-old Buddhist statue - People's Daily Online

China restores 800-year-old Buddhist statue - People's Daily Online | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
CHONGQING, June 13 -- Chinese experts have completed restoration of a famous 800-year-old Buddha s
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Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum

Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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News in Conservation, Issue 48, June 2015 out now!

News in Conservation, Issue 48, June 2015 out now! | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The June issue of News in Conservation is out now, download it following the link

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Restoration of historic painting revealing detail obscured by ages of grime

Restoration of historic painting revealing detail obscured by ages of grime | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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AIA Site Preservation Grant to Preserve Ancient Village and Funerary Towers

AIA Site Preservation Grant to Preserve Ancient Village and Funerary Towers | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Saving the Sculpture Park in Sisak, Croatia. By Sagita Sunara

Saving the Sculpture Park in Sisak, Croatia. By Sagita Sunara | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Viking’s grave and the sunken ship

The Viking’s grave and the sunken ship | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Mapping archaeological digs takes plenty of time and a lot of measuring, photographing, drawing and note taking. Now, most of this work can be done with a technique called photogrammetry.
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How an Iraqi friar saved ancient Christian manuscripts from IS

How an Iraqi friar saved ancient Christian manuscripts from IS | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Bullets whistled overhead, a black Islamic State flag flapping in the distance, but all Friar Najeeb Michaeel could think of as he fled the jihadists was how to save hundreds of ancient Iraqi manuscripts in his possession.
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Palmira, qui ha scavato la missione italiana: "Paura per i colleghi, a rischio tutta l'area archeologica"

Palmira, qui ha scavato la missione italiana: "Paura per i colleghi, a rischio tutta l'area archeologica" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Maria Teresa Grassi, docente di Archeologia delle Province Romane all'Università degli Studi di Milano, è stata responsabile dal 2007 al 2010 del progetto Palmais (Palmira Missione Archeologica Italo Siriana): l'ultima missione ad aver scavato nel sito prima dello scoppio della guerra civile siriana (nelle foto, le immagini della missione, cui hanno partecipato archeologi dell'università di Milano. Qui il link al progetto ). Nella sua voce ci sono dolore e preoccupazione per «i nostri colleghi
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Teens Attempt to Collect Auschwitz Artifacts - Archaeology Magazine

Teens Attempt to Collect Auschwitz Artifacts - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Sweden's Seventeenth-Century Mummy Examined - Archaeology

Sweden's Seventeenth-Century Mummy Examined - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The well-preserved mummy of Peder Winstrup, a bishop who had been buried in a crypt at Lund Cathedral a year after his death in 1679, has been examined by scientists

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Stone Circle Discovered That Could Be Older Than Stonehenge

Stone Circle Discovered That Could Be Older Than Stonehenge | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists have revealed that a newly discovered stone circle could be of a similar age to Stonehenge

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Storms yield Spanish Armada 'treasure' on Sligo shore - BBC News

Storms yield Spanish Armada 'treasure' on Sligo shore - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Severe winter storms are believed to have led to the recent discovery of relics from the Spanish Armada off the Irish coast

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First Boeing 747 finally returning to glory

First Boeing 747 finally returning to glory | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The first Boeing 747 is getting a new lease on life after years of gradually deteriorating at the Museum of Flight.

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France basilica fire: Saint-Donatien in Nantes in ruins - BBC News

France basilica fire: Saint-Donatien in Nantes in ruins - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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A huge fire destroys part of the 19th Century basilica of Saint-Donatien in the western French city of Nantes

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CSI Rembrandt: Museum sleuths show painting is a Rembrandt

CSI Rembrandt: Museum sleuths show painting is a Rembrandt | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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After a CSI-style investigation and restoration spanning eight years, the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague has declared that one of its star paintings really is by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn.

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Work underway to restore damaged museum Corvette

Work underway to restore damaged museum Corvette | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Work is underway to restore one of the prized Corvettes damaged nearly 16 months ago when a sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Khirbat Al-Minya Will Be Restored - Archaeology

Khirbat Al-Minya Will Be Restored - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The conservation of two contemporary Chinese woodblock prints using Gellan gum (以結冷膠修復兩幅近代中國木刻版畫)

The conservation of two contemporary Chinese woodblock prints using Gellan gum (以結冷膠修復兩幅近代中國木刻版畫) | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Interesting article detailing a hybrid treatment combining traditional Chinese washing technique with the use of gellan gum

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Staffordshire Hoard: Sword and helmet reconstructed - BBC News

Staffordshire Hoard: Sword and helmet reconstructed - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Parts of a sword and a helmet are reconstructed from thousands of fragments of metal in the Staffordshire Hoard

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Pompei, lo straordinario restauro dei calchi - Napoli - Repubblica.it

Pompei, lo straordinario restauro dei calchi - Napoli - Repubblica.it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Sono in via di completamento i restauri degli 86 calchi ritrovati a partire dal 1863 a Pompei, grazie alla tecnica messa appunto da Giuseppe Fiorelli. Venti saranno in mostra dal 26 maggio nell'Anfiteatro di Pompei per la mostra "Pompei e l'Europa 1748-1943", il cui allestimento
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