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Golconda: A threatened bastion - India Today

Golconda: A threatened bastion - India Today | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Golconda: A threatened bastion
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Says state Director of Archaeology V.V. Krishna Sastry: "New legislation and more money is necessary for better conservation.
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Stonehenge's most intricate archaeological finds were 'probably made by children'

Stonehenge's most intricate archaeological finds were 'probably made by children' | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Some of the most high status pieces of prehistoric ‘bling’, prized by Stonehenge’s Bronze Age social elite, are likely to have been made by children, according to new research

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Iraq's heritage faces new wave of destruction - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Iraq's heritage faces new wave of destruction - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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According to ISIS law, archaeological sites, museums and artifacts, shrines and tombs, non-Islamic, and even non-Sunni worship places, modern statues and monuments, and libraries should not be existed and must be demolished

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Bacone College Hosts Art Conservatory Volunteers - Bacone College Athletics

Bacone College Hosts Art Conservatory Volunteers - Bacone College Athletics | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Many prominent art curators and conservators recently donated their time to focus on the restoration and preservation of Bacone's cultural artifacts.
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King Richard III's violent final moments revealed for the first time - Telegraph

King Richard III's violent final moments revealed for the first time - Telegraph | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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King Richard III died from a particularly brutal blow to the skull, scientists believe after a forensic analysis of his skeleton gave clues to his final moments

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Museum of Civilization fire may have damaged First Nations artifacts

Museum of Civilization fire may have damaged First Nations artifacts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Quebec City firefighters are inspecting the roof at the Museum of Civilization, after a fire broke out Monday at around 1 p.m.

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When science rescues art - Raw Story

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Van Langh was speaking on the sidelines of a conference on the use of synchrotron radiation technology in art conservation at the molecular level.
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Egypt’s heritage up for auction in sell-off by the American Institute for Archaeology St Louise Society Inc - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Egypt’s heritage up for auction in sell-off by the American Institute for Archaeology St Louise Society Inc - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Artefacts dating from the 12th dynasty, believed to be from the reign of Sesostris II (1897-1878 B.C.) have been placed up for auction at privately owned Bonhams auction house by the American Institute for Archaeology, St Louise Society Inc
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UNESCO, ICOM and ICCROM discussed cooperation on cultural heritage with Government of Egypt - Travelandtourworld.com

UNESCO, ICOM and ICCROM discussed cooperation on cultural heritage with Government of Egypt - Travelandtourworld.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
UNESCO and its partners, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the International Council (RT @CultLaw: UNESCO, ICOM and ICCROM discussed cooperation on cultural heritage with Government...
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Lack of Air-Conditioning Warps Raphael Painting at Rome Museum

Lack of Air-Conditioning Warps Raphael Painting at Rome Museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
In order to visit the Galleria Borghese in Rome, you must buy timed tickets online in advance.
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Google Offers Street Views of Egypt’s Monuments - Archaeology Magazine

Google Offers Street Views of Egypt’s Monuments - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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After decades closed for conservation reasons, Spain prehistoric cave art stays open to lucky few

After decades closed for conservation reasons, Spain prehistoric cave art stays open to lucky few | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A cave in Spain containing some of the world's most precious prehistoric art will stay open for trial visits after decades closed for conservation rea (After decades closed for conservation reasons, Spain prehistoric cave art stays open to lucky few…...
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Mogao Grottoes reopens after largest-ever preservation - Xinhua

Mogao Grottoes reopens after largest-ever preservation - Xinhua | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has reopened to the public after a comprehensive preservation intervention including cave consolidation, redesigned tourist facilities and improved security.

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New Digital Map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

New Digital Map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A vast amount of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been unveiled around Stonehenge

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Restoring splendour to classics lost in the mists of time - Daily News & Analysis

Restoring splendour to classics lost in the mists of time - Daily News & Analysis | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Film Preservation & Restoration School in India to save cinematic heritage

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California man to pay $13000 to restore defaced Banksy graffiti art in Park City - Daily Journal

California man to pay $13000 to restore defaced Banksy graffiti art in Park City - Daily Journal | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Irish Independent California man to pay $13000 to restore defaced Banksy graffiti art in Park City Daily Journal PARK CITY, Utah — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious...
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Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks

Vatican Tech to Help Restore Egyptian Artworks | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Lasers always make us think of futuristic vistas – a time of self aware robots and a galaxy far far away. However, the lasers that are employed at ... (How #Lasers are being fired into the past -#Vatican #Art #Restoration Tech brings impt.
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Our digital memory tomorrow: finalists announced for the Digital Preservation Awards 2014 | Digital Preservation Coalition

Our digital memory tomorrow: finalists announced for the Digital Preservation Awards 2014 | Digital Preservation Coalition | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The DPC is delighted to announce the finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2014.
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Turkey's natural, cultural heritage jeopardized by construction frenzy - Today's Zaman

Turkey's natural, cultural heritage jeopardized by construction frenzy - Today's Zaman | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Recent construction projects launched all over Turkey have fueled public concern as they destroy not only habitat but also cultural heritage.
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Science to the Rescue of Art - Sudan Vision

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Van Langh was speaking on the sidelines of a conference on the use of synchrotron radiation technology in art conservation at the molecular level.
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1297 Magna Carta takes centre stage at newly launched City of London Heritage Gallery

1297 Magna Carta takes centre stage at newly launched City of London Heritage Gallery | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The 1297 Magna Carta takes centre stage at the new City of London Heritage Gallery which opened to the public on September 12, 2014

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Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue

Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The biggest known ancient Greek tomb may hold a relative of Alexander the Great, researchers say

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US Air Force Using Lasers to Preserve Historic Space Launch Pads - Space.com

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US Air Force Using Lasers to Preserve Historic Space Launch Pads Space.com With the scanning and field operations now complete, the project is turning its focus on modeling, visualization and other digital products for possible future maintenance...
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Restoration Work on Art and Science Sculptures

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Conservators are currently at work on Bela Pratt’s (1867-1917) stately Art and Science.
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Conservators are currently at work on Bela Pratt’s (1867-1917) sculptures Art and Science at Boston Public Library

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Framing the Collections

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Gilding is an incredibly delicate process—the gold leaf that frame conservator Allison Jackson uses for water gilding is so thin it disintegrates when it’s rubbed between the fingers.
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Study traces ecological collapse over 6,000 years of Egyptian history

Study traces ecological collapse over 6,000 years of Egyptian history | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Ancient Egyptian artworks help scientists reconstruct how animal communities changed as climate became drier and human populations grew

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