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Keeping Cinema Alive By Restoring Older Films - Huffington Post

Keeping Cinema Alive By Restoring Older Films - Huffington Post | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Now in its fourth year, the 'Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival' in Bologna is keeping cinema alive by presenting restored old films

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New museum is a scrapbook of British history

New museum is a scrapbook of British history | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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London’s newest heritage attraction, the £26 million Postal Museum in Clerkenwell.

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​Swedish digital project preserves cultural heritage in Syria and other places

​Swedish digital project preserves cultural heritage in Syria and other places | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Pieces of the world's cultural heritage are lost every day. To preserve and make it accessible is a constant battle against both time and the deliberate...

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Well-preserved 2,000-year-old Roman fresco excavated in London

Well-preserved 2,000-year-old Roman fresco excavated in London | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

It is one of the earliest surviving frescos from Roman Britain.

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After 113 years, Egypt’s landmark museum shows signs of strain

After 113 years, Egypt’s landmark museum shows signs of strain | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Arab News, an English-language daily, is a leading source of commentaries and news on Saudi Arabia, sports, business, Islam, lifestyle and more.

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Switzerland Returned Etruscan Artifacts to Italy - Archaeology Magazine

Switzerland Returned Etruscan Artifacts to Italy - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

#Switzerland returned 45 boxes of #Etruscan artifacts to #Italy, including two earthenware sarcophaguses https://t.co/i9GzEsceEp

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World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment - History in the Headlines

World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment - History in the Headlines | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

A new project has allocated more than $15 million to preserve and promote Göbekli Tepe, an 11,000-year-old Turkish monument believe to be the world’s first temple.

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Prehistoric men in Israel roasted tortoises 400,000 years ago - Archaeology

Prehistoric men in Israel roasted tortoises 400,000 years ago - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Marks on shells found in Qesem Cave suggest the hominins had established sequences of processing, including cracking open tortoises with stone hammers and cooking them in their shell.

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Hieronymus Bosch Credited With Work in Kansas City Museum

Hieronymus Bosch Credited With Work in Kansas City Museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

A 16th-century depiction of St. Anthony that had been attributed to the workshop of Bosch or a follower is now thought to be by the Dutch master’s hand.

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Italy covers nude sculptures in the Capitoline Museum for Iranian President Rouhani

Italy covers nude sculptures in the Capitoline Museum for Iranian President Rouhani | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Egypt museum staff to face disciplinary hearing over botched repair of Tutankhamun mask

Egypt museum staff to face disciplinary hearing over botched repair of Tutankhamun mask | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Eight employees of Cairo's Egyptian Museum will face a disciplinary hearing over a botched repair of the golden mask of King Tutankhamun

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Italy to restore historic 18th century prison located on tiny island in the Mediterranean

Italy to restore historic 18th century prison located on tiny island in the Mediterranean | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

The jail on Santo Stefano was based on a design invented by British social
theorist Jeremy Bentham

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Color The Temple: Using Projected Light to Restore Color | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Color The Temple: Using Projected Light to Restore Color | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Former MediaLab Interns Maria Paula Saba and Matt Felsen and Chester Dale Fellow Erin Peters describe how they restored color on The Temple of Dendur with their project Color The Temple.

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Austria's Leopold museum exhibits damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration

Austria's Leopold museum exhibits damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Would you pay to see art that's broken, mouldy or eaten by worms? 

Vienna's famous Leopold Museum sure hopes so. The prestigious home of Gustav Kli
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India may restrict tourist entry to preserved ancient monuments - eTurboNews.com

India may restrict tourist entry to preserved ancient monuments - eTurboNews.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

NEW DELHI, India - Worried over complaints of tourists sitting on ancient monuments and inscribing graffiti on them, officials of the Archaeological ...

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Hundreds of looted antiquities uncovered in Switzerland

Hundreds of looted antiquities uncovered in Switzerland | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Specialist Italian police confirmed they found 45 crates of 'priceless' archaeological treasures in a storage unit in Geneva that have allegedly been linked to British art dealer Robin Symes.

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Well-Preserved Boat Unearthed at Abusir - Archaeology Magazine

Well-Preserved Boat Unearthed at Abusir - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

RT @archaeologymag: Egyptologists have found a boat dating to about 2550 B.C. in an Old Kingdom necropolis.

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16th century painting found in US museum attributed to Dutch artist Bosch

16th century painting found in US museum attributed to Dutch artist Bosch | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

The art work was long thought to be have been created by Bosch's pupil.

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Ancient Babylonians knew secrets of the solar system 1,500 years before Europe - Archaeology

Ancient Babylonians knew secrets of the solar system 1,500 years before Europe  - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Cuneiform tablets show Babylonians were calculating position of Jupiter using geometrical methods previously thought to have been invented only in 14th-century Oxford.

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How the Smithsonian is restoring the original USS Enterprise to full 1967 glory

How the Smithsonian is restoring the original USS Enterprise to full 1967 glory | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

If you're in Washington, DC on Saturday, go see it in person! (We're jealous.)

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NYPL releases hi-res images, metadata for 180,000 public domain items in its digital collections

NYPL releases hi-res images, metadata for 180,000 public domain items in its digital collections | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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London builders cover up famous British street artist Banksy mural against France

London builders cover up famous British street artist Banksy mural against France | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A Banksy mural highlighting the use of tear gas by French police against migrants was quickly covered over on Monday after it appeared on a building opposite the French embassy

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Elgin stones return home

Elgin stones return home | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Work has begun to return 126 medieval carved stones home to Elgin Cathedral. Carved faces, plants and animals are being hoisted up into the cathedral towers to form part of an exciting exhibition due to open on Easter weekend.
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World's Oldest Temple to Be Restored

World's Oldest Temple to Be Restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

An ancient site of Göbekli Tepe in Turkey has rewritten the early history of civilization.

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The Swash Channel Wreck gives up its secrets at Poole Museum | Culture24

The Swash Channel Wreck gives up its secrets at Poole Museum | Culture24 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Artefacts from the Swash Channel Wreck, the ornately carved Dutch merchantman hailed as the most important UK shipwreck discovery since the Mary Rose, are on display at Poole Museum.

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