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Archaeologists find '8000-year-old human skull containing brain matter' - The Independent

Archaeologists find '8000-year-old human skull containing brain matter' - The Independent | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists in Norway have found what could potentially be an 8,000-year-old human skull – which contains traces of brain matter.
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Is this the new Taj Mahal? Historic Indian tomb complex to be restored

Is this the new Taj Mahal? Historic Indian tomb complex to be restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
India's spectacular hidden tombs to be restored to former glory https://t.co/6XRnwA7WqR (via @Telegraph)
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The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts | Paul Daley

The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts | Paul Daley | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Activists say symbols of resistance taken when Captain Cook’s men first encountered Aborigines in 1770 must come home, and not just on loan
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Researchers unearth ancient mythological statues in Jordan

Researchers unearth ancient mythological statues in Jordan | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A team of North Carolina-based researchers helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabatean city of Petra in Jordan.
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World's oldest library reopens in Fez: 'You can hurt us, but you can't hurt the books'

World's oldest library reopens in Fez: 'You can hurt us, but you can't hurt the books' | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
After years of restoration, the ninth-century Qarawiyyin library in north-eastern Morocco is finally set to reopen – with strict security and a new underground canal system to protect its most prized manuscripts...
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Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old human skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck

Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old human skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old human skeleton at the same Mediterranean shipwreck that yielded the most sophisticated piece of technol
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Researcher Identifies Oldest Textile Dyed Indigo – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Researcher Identifies Oldest Textile Dyed Indigo – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The indigo-blue cloth found in Peru was determined to be 6,200 years old.
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A 1,500 year old livestock stable found in the 'Avdat' National Park

A 1,500 year old livestock stable found in the 'Avdat' National Park | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A structure that was apparently used as a livestock stable in the Byzantine period was recently revealed in an excavation the a href= http://www.anti
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Exciting major art world discovery of lost Magritte painting comes to light

Exciting major art world discovery of lost Magritte painting comes to light | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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An extraordinary art world mystery relating to a missing painting by the famous Belgian surrealist artist, René Magritte (1898 – 1967) is resolved
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Book review: The Past is a Foreign Country – Revisited by David Lowenthal | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Book review: The Past is a Foreign Country – Revisited by David Lowenthal | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Hans Memling's Triptych of Jan Crabbe reunited in exhibition at The Morgan

Hans Memling's Triptych of Jan Crabbe reunited in exhibition at The Morgan | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Completed around 1470 in Bruges, Hans Memling’s extraordinary Triptych of Jan Crabbe was dismantled centuries ago and the parts were scattered. T
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The Marciano Museum of Art, LA’s newest site for modern and contemporary art - Interview with NiC | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

The Marciano Museum of Art, LA’s newest site for modern and contemporary art - Interview with NiC | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Terremoto nel centro Italia, i danni al patrimonio artistico

Terremoto nel centro Italia, i danni al patrimonio artistico | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Dopo i soccorsi alle persone e le ricerche dei dispersi, si apre anche l'emergenza dei beni culturali. Il ministero mette in campo le sue unità di
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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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Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport

Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Wavertree, one of the last large sailing ships made of wrought-iron and the largest still afloat, is moving to the South Street Seaport Museum
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National Museum of African American History Opens Its Doors

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More than 100 years after it was originally proposed, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening its doors in Washington, D.C.
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Ancient Hebrew En-Gedi scroll unwrapped and read after 1,400 years – here's what it said

The scroll had been destroyed in a huge fire inside the En-Gedi Holy Ark in 600 AD.
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Rome's Spanish Steps to reopen after £1.3 million restoration paid for by Bulgari

Rome's Spanish Steps to reopen after £1.3 million restoration paid for by Bulgari | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Ha 6000 anni, viene dal Perù: è la tela indaco antenata dei blue jeans

Ha 6000 anni, viene dal Perù: è la tela indaco antenata dei blue jeans | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
è stata rinvenuta nel nord del Paese. Finora si pensava che l'uso più antico di questo colore risalisse agli Egizi
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Project finally solves mystery of who built Liverpool’s oldest city centre building – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Project finally solves mystery of who built Liverpool’s oldest city centre building – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
It is Liverpool’s oldest surviving city centre building and a fine example of Queen Anne-style architecture, yet the builders and architects responsible for creating Bluecoat have remained unconfirmed – until now.
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Serota ends 28-year reign of UK's Tate galleries

Serota ends 28-year reign of UK's Tate galleries | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The head of Britain's Tate galleries, Nicholas Serota, is stepping down after a 28-year tenure that included overseeing the creation of London's hugel
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The artefacts that came back from the sea – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

The artefacts that came back from the sea – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Items thousands of years old that were retrieved from the sea off Hadera were turned over to the Israel Antiquities Authority
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Laser technology reveals hidden cities near Angkor Wat Artistic Works

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Innovative airborne laser scanning technology (lidar) has revealed an extensive network of ancient cities in the Cambodian jungle around the ruins of Angkor Wat
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Destruction of Old St Paul’s Cathedral highlights devastating impact of Great Fire of London – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Destruction of Old St Paul’s Cathedral highlights devastating impact of Great Fire of London – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
“Thus lay in ashes that most venerable Church, one of the most antient pieces of early piety in the Christian world” – Writer John Evelyn, 7 September 1666
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Conservators uncover ‘hidden angel’ in Bethlehem

Conservators uncover ‘hidden angel’ in Bethlehem | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Following conservation work, a remarkable ancient mosaic of an angel has been uncovered after having being hidden for decades at the church on the site where Jesus Christ is believed to have been born.
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Destruction of cultural heritage on trial in Mali - SWI swissinfo.ch

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A trial with over destruction of cultural property in Mali gives the case symbolic significance.
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