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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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Restoration of the Central Tower of East Gopura IV at Preah Khan | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Restoration of the Central Tower of East Gopura IV at Preah Khan | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Boy trips in museum and punches hole through painting

Boy trips in museum and punches hole through painting | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Taiwanese 12-year-old holding a drink stumbles and tears through 17th-century oil on canvas Italian artwork

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The fight to save Kolkata's heritage homes - BBC News

The fight to save Kolkata's heritage homes - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Kolkata's historic homes reflect a rich architectural heritage - where European styles are blended with mix of colonial and Indian influences. But they are now under threat,

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Thumbs down! Why it's a disaster to restore the Colosseum

Thumbs down! Why it's a disaster to restore the Colosseum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Giving this noble ruin a brand new floor will turn the ancient Rome monument into a bad taste film set for idiotic tourists
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Palmyra's Baalshamin temple 'blown up by IS'

Palmyra's Baalshamin temple 'blown up by IS' | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Islamic State militants have blown up the ancient temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra, Syrian officials and activists say

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Brett Whiteley's The American Dream on display in Perth after restoration

Brett Whiteley's The American Dream on display in Perth after restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Brett Whiteley's vast 1968 painting The American Dream goes on show at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, after being restored last year.

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Chinese cave ‘graffiti’ tells a 500-year story of climate change and impact on society

Chinese cave ‘graffiti’ tells a 500-year story of climate change and impact on society | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Cambridge, has discovered unique 'graffiti' on the walls of a cave in central China, which describes the effects drought had on the local population over the past 500 years

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Getty to show exact replicas of art-filled Buddhist caves in China

Getty to show exact replicas of art-filled Buddhist caves in China | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Showing replicas of artworks instead of the real thing is usually anathema to an art museum, but the J. Paul Getty Trust on Tuesday showed why that rule has its exceptions.
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Rooms Full of Jars Discovered at Israel's Tel Kabri - Archaeology

Rooms Full of Jars Discovered at Israel's Tel Kabri - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archaeology Rooms Full of Jars Discovered at Israel's Tel Kabri Archaeology HAIFA, ISRAEL—The latest excavations at the 4,000-year-old site of Tel Kabri in northern Israel have uncovered three more rooms with plastered floors containing storage...
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United States returns Iraqi artefacts recovered in Islamic State group's top financier raid

United States returns Iraqi artefacts recovered in Islamic State group's top financier raid | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The United States returned Wednesday hundreds of Iraqi artefacts its special forces recovered during a raid in Syria against a man described as the Islamic State group's top financier

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Topcon technology facilitates digital preservation of Japanese heritage site ... - GISuser.com (press release)

Topcon technology facilitates digital preservation of Japanese heritage site ... - GISuser.com (press release) | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Topcon technology facilitates digital preservation of Japanese heritage site
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Twenty years after stealing archaeological artifacts, the robber returned them and left a note

Twenty years after stealing archaeological artifacts, the robber returned them and left a note | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: 18th century Spanish-built Alamo fort in San Antonio awarded World Heritage status

The Archaeology News Network: 18th century Spanish-built Alamo fort in San Antonio awarded World Heritage status | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
RT @ArchaeoNewsNet: #archaeology: 18th cent. Spanish-built Alamo fort in San Antonio awarded World Heritage status http://t.co/HVtd3bPT2Y h…
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Islamic heritage site targeted by IS

Islamic heritage site targeted by IS | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Two Islamic tombs belonging to Mohammed bin Ali—a descendent of the Prophet Mohammad’s cousin—and the Sufi scholar Nizar Abu Bahaaeddine were reported as having being destroyed by the Islamic State

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Timbuktu’s restoration project completed | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Timbuktu’s restoration project completed | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The restoration project of 14 historic mausoleums damaged in Timbuktu three years ago by Islamists fighters has now been completed

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Mogao Caves available to visit…in Los Angeles - News in Conservation, Issue 49, 2015 | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Mogao Caves available to visit…in Los Angeles - News in Conservation, Issue 49, 2015 | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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United States returns long-lost Pablo Picasso painting "The Hairdresser" to France

United States returns long-lost Pablo Picasso painting "The Hairdresser" to France | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The United States on Thursday returned an oil painting by Pablo Picasso that was reported stolen from a major Paris museum 14 years ago

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Golden House of an Emperor - Archaeology

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How conservators are saving Nero’s fabled pleasure palace

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Has the tomb of Nefertiti finally been found?

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British archaeologist believes he may have discovered the final resting place of Queen Nefertiti

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Researcher believes he may have discovered the final resting place of Queen Nefertiti

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3D Scans of Lost Michelangelo Statues to Help in Their Preservation - ENGINEERING.com

3D Scans of Lost Michelangelo Statues to Help in Their Preservation - ENGINEERING.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Why are two bronze casts made by Michelangelo are losing intricate detailing of original models?
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Getty Museum to present major exhibition of cave paintings of Dunhuang, China

Getty Museum to present major exhibition of cave paintings of Dunhuang, China | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
In May 2016 the Getty will introduce visitors to the spectacular Mogao caves, an ancient Silk Road site dating from the 4th to 14th centuries. Visitor
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'Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road' celebrates the over 25 years of collaboration between the GCI and the Dunhuang Academy to conserve and protect this World Heritage site

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Do the Easter Island Heads Really Have Bodies?

Do the Easter Island Heads Really Have Bodies? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists have been aware of the torsos beneath the statues' heads since the earliest excavations in 1914

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Conservation project restores HMS M.33, the Royal Navy's only Gallipoli survivor

Conservation project restores HMS M.33, the Royal Navy's only Gallipoli survivor | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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On 6th August The National Museum of the Royal Navy will open HMS M.33 to the public for the first time in her history, following a distinctive and extensive conservation project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

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Cambridgeshire a hot-bed for archaeology, but the majority of the excavated ... - Wisbech Standard

Cambridgeshire a hot-bed for archaeology, but the majority of the excavated ... - Wisbech Standard | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
About 10,000 boxes worth of archaeological material have been excavated in Cambridgeshire since 1992, but you’ll have to travel to Cheshire to see them.
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