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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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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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New Getty-Rothschild Fellowship Announced - artnet News

New Getty-Rothschild Fellowship Announced - artnet News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Getty and the Rothschild Foundation have announced a new fellowship to support innovative scholarship.

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IIC Vice President David Saunders is first Getty-Rothschild Fellow
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Hidden angel mosaic at Bethlehem shrine sees the light

Hidden angel mosaic at Bethlehem shrine sees the light | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
It was hidden for decades at the church on the site where Jesus Christ is believed to have been born until conservationists uncovered it -- an ancien
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Ancient Noah's Ark mosaic discovered at historic site in Israel

Ancient Noah's Ark mosaic discovered at historic site in Israel | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Rare find in the Galilee also includes a mosaic depicting the parting of the Red Sea
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Ancient ship graveyard found off Greek island

Ancient ship graveyard found off Greek island | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Forty-five shipwrecks, many dating back to ancient times, have been discovered off a Greek archipelago that is one of the Mediterranean's richest unde
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Great Pyramid of Giza Is Slightly Lopsided

Great Pyramid of Giza Is Slightly Lopsided | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The base of the Great Pyramid at Giza is a little lopsided because its builders made a teensy mistake when constructing it, new research reveals.
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HRH The Duchess of Cambridge announces V&A winner of Museum of the Year 2016

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge announces V&A winner of Museum of the Year 2016 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Victoria and Albert Museum was announced as the £100,000 winner of the a href= http://www.artfund.org target= _blank Art Fund /a Museum of the
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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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Holocaust Museum to visitors: Please stop catching Pokémon here

Holocaust Museum to visitors: Please stop catching Pokémon here | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Melding the real world with a digital one can sometimes lead to uncomfortable consequences.
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Roman prison with holy inmates reopens to public

Roman prison with holy inmates reopens to public | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An ancient Roman prison which boasts a couple of saints as former inmates reopened in the heart of the eternal city Wednesday after three years of exc
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Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events.
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Long Buried By Bad Reputation, Philistines Get New Life With Archaeological Find

Long Buried By Bad Reputation, Philistines Get New Life With Archaeological Find | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
They're one of the Hebrew Bible's greatest villains, but not much is known about the ancient Philistines. An uncovered cemetery, which researchers say is the first of its kind, could change all that.
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Napoleon's last horse to strut his stuff after makeover

Napoleon's last horse to strut his stuff after makeover | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Visitors to the Army Museum in Paris are being treated to the rare sight of two taxidermists at work restoring a stuffed horse -- the last one ridden
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King Tutankhamun's dagger was made from a meteorite by Abdelrazek Elnaggar | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

King Tutankhamun's dagger was made from a meteorite by Abdelrazek Elnaggar | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee depicting biblical stories – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee depicting biblical stories – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Excavations in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee have discovered ornate mosaics.
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