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The Restoration of Antonio Canova's masterpieces in Venice

The Restoration of Antonio Canova's masterpieces in Venice | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Beautiful images of the restoration intervention performed on Antonio Canova's work

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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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Art Conservation Behind the Scenes

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Take a quick peek behind the scenes with this video on the conservation of paintings, statues, and tapestries at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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Student's research leads to restoration of northern Renaissance masterpiece | Museums Association

Student's research leads to restoration of northern Renaissance masterpiece | Museums Association | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Student's research leads to restoration of northern Renaissance masterpiece | Museums Association http://t.co/m5TuRWaog9
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Looted in Syria – and sold in London: the British antiques shops dealing in artefacts smuggled by Isis

Looted in Syria – and sold in London: the British antiques shops dealing in artefacts smuggled by Isis | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Illicit trafficking - where do artifacts looted or allegedly destroyed by Isis end up?

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Teens Attempt to Collect Auschwitz Artifacts - Archaeology Magazine

Teens Attempt to Collect Auschwitz Artifacts - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Sweden's Seventeenth-Century Mummy Examined - Archaeology

Sweden's Seventeenth-Century Mummy Examined - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The well-preserved mummy of Peder Winstrup, a bishop who had been buried in a crypt at Lund Cathedral a year after his death in 1679, has been examined by scientists

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Stone Circle Discovered That Could Be Older Than Stonehenge

Stone Circle Discovered That Could Be Older Than Stonehenge | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists have revealed that a newly discovered stone circle could be of a similar age to Stonehenge

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Storms yield Spanish Armada 'treasure' on Sligo shore - BBC News

Storms yield Spanish Armada 'treasure' on Sligo shore - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Severe winter storms are believed to have led to the recent discovery of relics from the Spanish Armada off the Irish coast

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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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France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
French luxury tycoon François Pinault personally handed over four 2,000-year old solid gold birds of prey heads to Chinese embassy in Paris
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Restoration of a 355 Year Old Painting

Restoration of a 355 Year Old Painting | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Charles Le Brun’s painting of ‘Everhard Jabach and His Family’ was finished in 1660. It took 10 months of hard work for The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to restore this painting.
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13th century Mongolian ship Kublai Khan sent to invade Japan found

13th century Mongolian ship Kublai Khan sent to invade Japan found | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Two armadas sent by the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty to invade Japan decimated by legendary 'kamikaze'
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Sapienza, studenti restaurano l'affresco di Mario Sironi in Aula Magna - Roma - Repubblica.it

Sapienza, studenti restaurano l'affresco di Mario Sironi in Aula Magna - Roma - Repubblica.it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Un anno e mezzo per restaurare i 90 metri quadrati del dipinto murale di Mario Sironi, "L'Italia fra le Arti e le Scienze", eseguito nel 1935 nell'aula magna del Rettorato dell'università La Sapienza, in occasione dell'inaugurazione della Città Universitaria, realizzata su pr
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7000-Year-Old Tool Workshop Found in Bulgaria - Archaeology

7000-Year-Old Tool Workshop Found in Bulgaria - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Razgrad Regional Museum of History, and the Ruse Regional Museum of History unearthed a workshop thought to be 7000-years old

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UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones - BBC News

UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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A major international agreement designed to protect cultural treasures during military conflicts is to be finally ratified by the UK 

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Ana Paula Sena's curator insight, June 25, 1:23 PM

Patrimônio da Humanidade.

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£7.1bn bill to stop the Palace of Westminster falling down

£7.1bn bill to stop the Palace of Westminster falling down | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The UNESCO world heritage site is suffering major dilapidation including crumbling stonework and leaking roofs
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The UNESCO world heritage site is suffering major dilapidation including crumbling stonework and leaking roofs
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