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Digging begins at Sari temple - Calcutta Telegraph

Digging begins at Sari temple - Calcutta Telegraph | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Calcutta Telegraph Digging begins at Sari temple Calcutta Telegraph During the sample digging, archaeologists of the central conservation body had found evidence of the presence of a large basement and suspected that there could be more structures...
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Fire damages historic Ottoman mosque in Greece

Fire damages historic Ottoman mosque in Greece | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A fire during restoration works has caused serious damage to an historic 15th century Ottoman mosque in Didymoteicho, northeastern Greece, local offic
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UNESCO raises $75.5 mn to protect heritage from war, terror

UNESCO raises $75.5 mn to protect heritage from war, terror | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Seven countries and an American donor on Monday pledged $75.5 million (70 million euros) to a UNESCO-backed fund aimed at protecting the world's cultu
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La Tomba di Giulio II rinasce dalla luce - Arte

La Tomba di Giulio II rinasce dalla luce - Arte | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
L'immortale solennità del Mosè, che sovrasta e affascina con la sua imponenza; la grazia elegante
della Fede e della Carità, e poi la sacralità della Madonna col Bambino, nello splendore candido e
prezioso del marmo che disegna espressioni, drappi e geomet... (ANSA)
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No Specific Proposal Made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, Says Greek Culture Ministry

No Specific Proposal Made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, Says Greek Culture Ministry | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
No Specific Proposal Made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, Says Culture Ministry
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Archaeologists Discovers Ancient Tomb In China Decorated With Colorful Murals

Archaeologists Discovers Ancient Tomb In China Decorated With Colorful Murals | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 900 year-old circular tomb decorated with colorful murals, has been discovered in Datong City, in northern China.
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Colossus probably depicting Ramses II found in Egypt

Colossus probably depicting Ramses II found in Egypt | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive eight-meter statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum that they say probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
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British Museum trains Iraqi archaeologists to rebuild post-Islamic State

British Museum trains Iraqi archaeologists to rebuild post-Islamic State | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
By Sally HaydenLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing in front of two ancient Assyrian statues, eight Iraqi archaeologists discuss not only t
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Project to restore domed Qutb Shahi tombs

Project to restore domed Qutb Shahi tombs | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Intention of conservation works is to ensure that significance of the site is preserved and that its architectural integrity is maintained. Highlights: German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) will support the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in conserving three domed tombs in the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park. The domes - twin tombs of two ‘hakims’…
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Remarkable Discovery: Painting signed by the artist's cat!

Remarkable Discovery: Painting signed by the artist's cat! | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The restorer of a href= http://www.daxermarschall.com target= _blank Gallery Daxer & Marschall /a in Munich made a remarkable discovery while clea
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First reliable radiocarbon dates for Australian Aboriginal rock art

First reliable radiocarbon dates for Australian Aboriginal rock art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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German groups, Jewish heirs unite efforts to locate lost art

German groups, Jewish heirs unite efforts to locate lost art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Project seeks to identify and find thousands of art pieces stolen by Nazis from Berlin publisher Rudolf Mosse
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Sistine Chapel gets full digital treatment for future restorations

Sistine Chapel gets full digital treatment for future restorations | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The last time the entire Sistine Chapel was photographed for posterity, digital photography was in its infancy and words like pixels were bandied about mostly by computer nerds and NASA scientists.

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Restoration of the edicule covering the tomb of Christ now complete

Restoration of the edicule covering the tomb of Christ now complete | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Greek Orthodox, Armenian, and Franciscan communities today unveiled the restoration of the Edicule surrounding the Tomb of Christ, inside the Chur
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Man faces court for slashing Thomas Gainsborough painting at the National Gallery

Man faces court for slashing Thomas Gainsborough painting at the National Gallery | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A man suspected of slashing an 18th century painting at Britain's National Gallery which featured in a James Bond film is due to appear in court on Mo
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ISIS devastated Mosul Museum, or did it?

ISIS devastated Mosul Museum, or did it? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
To get inside Mosul's museum, you no longer enter through the main entrance, flanked by the capitals of ancient columns. Instead, you scramble over a pile of rubble and duck through a jagged hole in the wall.
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Buyer Beware: US Market for Ancient Asian Art Still the Wild, Wild East

Buyer Beware: US Market for Ancient Asian Art Still the Wild, Wild East | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Cultural treasures stolen from conflict zones continue to pop up for sale in the United States and elsewhere.
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Stash of paintings discovered after 16 years just 50 miles from place of theft

Stash of paintings discovered after 16 years just 50 miles from place of theft | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
In December 2000, just before Christmas, eight valuable paintings were stolen from a quiet residence in Denmark. The theft was reported to the Danish
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Medieval portrait of Virgin Mary and Christ's double-sided secret - BBC News

Medieval portrait of Virgin Mary and Christ's double-sided secret - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The 14th Century portrait has been restored to its former glory during 600 hours of work.
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Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
It was once home to priceless archaeological treasures, but these days you get into Mosul museum in Iraq's second city via a gaping hole in the baseme
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Art historian claims Gainsborough painting actually by artist’s nephew

Art historian claims Gainsborough painting actually by artist’s nephew | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Miss Brummell, which hangs in an English Heritage home, is ‘too messy’ to be the master’s work, according to Hugh Belsey
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The restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art | Events | The University of Aberdeen

The restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art | Events | The University of Aberdeen | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Evening lecture in association with University of Aberdeen Museums and Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
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Egitto, scoperta monumentale statua di Ramses II: il faraone spunta dalle acque

Egitto, scoperta monumentale statua di Ramses II: il faraone spunta dalle acque | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
I resti della statua di Ramses II ritrovati nella periferia del Cairo, a el-Matariya, appartengono a un colosso di circa otto metri. Una statua imponente, le
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See How Entrepreneurship Is Saving this Important Archaeological Site

See How Entrepreneurship Is Saving this Important Archaeological Site | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Pachacamac is one of the longest inhabited ancient settlements in the Americas. An important religious center, the vast complex is today just 30 miles outside of the Lima, the most populous city in…
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The beauty of art can counter Islamophobia – but it won't be easy

The beauty of art can counter Islamophobia – but it won't be easy | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A Qatari-funded Arab and Islamic art museum is opening in New York to ‘challenge misconceptions’ – but has the US already made up its mind?
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