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Spain Tests Limited Visits to Altamira Cave - Archaeology Magazine

Spain Tests Limited Visits to Altamira Cave - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Closed to the public in 2002, five randomly chosen visitors a week have been allowed to enter the cave wearing special protective suits since February 2014

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Archaeological items from Guatemala recovered | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Archaeological items from Guatemala recovered | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Some much needed good news - the Guatemalan Cultural Ministry announces the recovery of important looted artifacts #Guatemala #Mayanart
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Operation Pandora seizes over 3000 stolen art objects

Operation Pandora seizes over 3000 stolen art objects | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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FBI returns seventeenth century Nazi-looted painting to Max Stern heirs

FBI returns seventeenth century Nazi-looted painting to Max Stern heirs | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
At the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, officials of the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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Stolen paintings by Van Gogh on public display again after fourteen years

Stolen paintings by Van Gogh on public display again after fourteen years | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Two Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in Amsterdam in 2002 and recovered last year in Italy will be on show in Naples from Tuesday until February 26.

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Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy, to show recovered Van Gogh
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La protesta del Moma contro il bando di Trump: espone opere di artisti dei 7 Paesi colpiti

La protesta del Moma contro il bando di Trump: espone opere di artisti dei 7 Paesi colpiti | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Iniziativa del museo di arte contemporanea più importante degli Stati Uniti. "Vogliamo affermare gli ideali di accoglienza e libertà, alla
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Moma exhibits works from artists from the 7 countries banned by Trump administration
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Why Preservation Matters

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Architectural historian Max Page believes America’s preservation movement has reached a crossroads. His new book, Why Preservation Matters, written to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act, critiques where the movement has gone and ponders where it should go. The fundamental problems, according to the author, are that it’s too focused on aesthetics, too inclined to emulate the museum approach to conserving and curating precious objects, and—because of the gentrifi- cation and displacement it can catalyze—“too often used as a tool . . .
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Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting

Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
GlobalXplorer is the latest crowdsourced science project, this time in the service of preserving archaeological sites that are being looted. Participants scan satellite images for signs of looting,…
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National Portrait Gallery's collection of presidential portraits undergoes renovation

National Portrait Gallery's collection of presidential portraits undergoes renovation | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://npg.si.edu/ target= _blank The National Portrait Gallery /a ’s permanent exhibition “America’s Presidents” will
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Why scan a crocodile? - Apollo Magazine

Why scan a crocodile? - Apollo Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The new Egyptian galleries of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities
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Underwater surveys at Scapa Flow could lead to Historic Marine Protected Area | Culture24

Underwater surveys at Scapa Flow could lead to Historic Marine Protected Area | Culture24 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland have begun an underwater survey at Scapa Flow that could lead to its valuable remains becoming a Historic Marine Protected Area.
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Recaptured by ISIS, ancient Palmyra loses two more monuments to antiquities destruction

Recaptured by ISIS, ancient Palmyra loses two more monuments to antiquities destruction | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
After re-capturing the Syrian city in December, Islamic State militants have destroyed the Tetrapylon and part of the Roman theater, local authorities confirmed Friday, what archaeologists say is a priceless loss for history.
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Artefacts Stash Found in Liberated East Mosul

Artefacts Stash Found in Liberated East Mosul | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Iraq's MoD: More than 100 artefacts dated back to Assyrian and Islamic periods were found in an ISIL leader's house in eastern Mosul
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Conner Prairie receives $500K boost from Ricker’s to help restore historic Chinese House

Conner Prairie receives $500K boost from Ricker’s to help restore historic Chinese House | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
FISHERS, Ind.-- The founders of Ricker's fuel and convenience stores pledged a major financial gift to Conner Prairie Wednesday night. The $500,000 donation was announced at their annual meeting and will help restore the museum's Chinese House, a historic venue on the property.
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Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The International Conservation Workshop on the island of Lopud, Croatia | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

The International Conservation Workshop on the island of Lopud, Croatia | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Hebrew University Archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave

Hebrew University Archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Excavations in a cave on the cliffs west of Qumran, near the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea, prove that Dead Sea scrolls from the Second Temple pe
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The Met: A Great Museum In Decline?

The Met: A Great Museum In Decline? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Yikes. “Tension inside the Met, the country’s largest art museum, is running so high that when curators and conservators recently wrote a letter protesting compensation cuts, the museum’s lea…
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Japanese/Italian collaboration to survey quake-damaged structures in central Italy | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Japanese/Italian collaboration to survey quake-damaged structures in central Italy | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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High-Resolution Satellite Imagery at the World’s Fingertips

High-Resolution Satellite Imagery at the World’s Fingertips | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A little over a hundred years ago, American explorer Hiram Bingham captured the world’s attention when his account of his expedition to Peru made the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1913. …
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Paper spotlights key flaw in widely used radioisotope dating technique

Paper spotlights key flaw in widely used radioisotope dating technique | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An oversight in a radioisotope dating technique used to date everything from meteorites to geologic samples means that scientists have likely overestimated the age of many samples, according to new research from North Carolina State University.
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Ancient wonders captured in 3D

Ancient wonders captured in 3D | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Ancient monuments give us clues to astonishing past civilizations -- but they're under threat from pollution, war, neglect. Ben Kacyra, who invented a groundbreaking 3D scanning system, is using his invention to scan and preserve the world's heritage in archival detail. (Watch to the end for a little demo.)
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Nigerian govt vows to deal with collaborators of destroyed 190-year monument - Premium Times Nigeria

Nigerian govt vows to deal with collaborators of destroyed 190-year monument - Premium Times Nigeria | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The building, according to the minister, was built by one of the returned slaves who came back from Brazil.
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London gallery helps solve museum's 160-year old mystery surrounding ancient Egyptian royal box

London gallery helps solve museum's 160-year old mystery surrounding ancient Egyptian royal box | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Missing fragments of an ancient Egyptian treasure have been reunited with the rest of the remains – 160 years after the item was donated to a Sco
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Setting high ethical standards for collecting antiquities

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Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask. Source: SLAM Victoria Reed, from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has been discussing the need for du
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How Greece is defending culture in a state of crisis | Culture | DW.COM | 25.01.2017

How Greece is defending culture in a state of crisis | Culture | DW.COM | 25.01.2017 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The 14th Documenta art show is opening in Athens instead of Kassel, Germany. New Greek Minister of Culture Lydia Koniordou explains how the culture scene is surviving and what the world can learn from Greece.
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