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International conference 'Archaeology and Conservation along the Silk Road' Northwest University, Xi´an, China by T. Bayerova + G. Krist

International conference 'Archaeology and Conservation along the Silk Road' Northwest University, Xi´an, China by T. Bayerova + G. Krist | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Nepal: Restoring the ancient murals of Mustang | Baltic Review

Nepal: Restoring the ancient murals of Mustang | Baltic Review | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A group of farmers is being trained in the skills of conservation and painting to revive their holy heritage in the heart of mystical Mustang in Nepal.
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竹胎珠寶漆盒的修護 The conservation of a lacquered bamboo jewellery box By Kao Wei

竹胎珠寶漆盒的修護 The conservation of a lacquered bamboo jewellery box By Kao Wei | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The following article has been adapted and translated into English from the poster chosen as the winner of the Student Poster Prize at the 2014 IIC Hong Kong Congress

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IIC announces declaration on Environmental Guidelines

IIC announces declaration on Environmental Guidelines | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The IIC 2014 Congress has wrapped up in Hong Kong with the announcement in the closing ceremony of the joint IIC and ICOM-CC declaration on environmental guidelines

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Archaeologists reveal 1.800-year-old secrets of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent

Archaeologists reveal 1.800-year-old secrets of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts

Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Vatican Library, one of the oldest libraries in the world is digitizing its archive of ancient manuscripts to make them freely available online

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Conservation Technology

Conservation Technology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Art and Science of Conservation: Behind the Scenes at the Freer Gallery of Art 

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New Rhizome tool preserves net art for future generations

New Rhizome tool preserves net art for future generations | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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How do you preserve art created on social media? A new non-profit platform called Colloq attempts to address the issue

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Mysterious 4,000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked : DNews

Mysterious 4,000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked : DNews | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The mysterious "Phaistos disk," found in 1908 in a palace called Phaistos on the island of Crete, may have been finally decoded

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New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century

New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Young experts bring fresh ideas to help reform institutions in charge of likes of Tutankhamun’s tomb and Giza pyramids

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Photographer’s Notebook Found in Melting Antarctic Ice - Archaeology Magazine

Photographer’s Notebook Found in Melting Antarctic Ice - Archaeology Magazine | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
RT @archaeologymag: Photographer’s Notebook Found in Melting Antarctic Ice http://t.co/77NAKf6nLF #archaeology
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Chan Chan at risk of losing “Cultural Heritage” title - Peru this Week

Chan Chan at risk of losing “Cultural Heritage” title - Peru this Week | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An astounding amount of litter and trash has been left near the archaeological site.
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An astounding amount of litter and trash has been left near the archaeological site now in danger of loosing UNESCO Cultural Heritage site title

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Vandals deflate Paris 'sex-toy' sculpture by American artist Paul McCarthy after outrage

Vandals deflate Paris 'sex-toy' sculpture by American artist Paul McCarthy after outrage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A giant inflatable green sculpture was reduced to a flaccid heap on one of Paris's swankiest squares on Saturday after vandals attacked the work that sparked outrage for its resemblance to a sex toy


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UNESCO appeals to parties in Libya to stop destruction of cultural heritage

UNESCO appeals to parties in Libya to stop destruction of cultural heritage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) called on all parties in Libya to safeguard the country’s cultural and religious heritage amid a recent intensification of violence in the country

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Turkish museum and library destroyed amid protests

Turkish museum and library destroyed amid protests | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Culture minister blames pro-Kurdish demonstrators for violence during unrest sparked by Islamic State’s siege of Kobane
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"Virtually nothing is left"

"Virtually nothing is left" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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It is now plain for all to see that the destruction of Syria's cultural heritage is far worse than anyone expected

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MoU signed between the Palace Museum, Beijing, and IIC

MoU signed between the Palace Museum, Beijing, and IIC | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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IIC is delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Palace Museum, Beijing and IIC, recording the intention of collaboration between the two organisations

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Capturing Carpathia - Exhibition at the Romanian Cultural Institute captures a land time forgot

Capturing Carpathia - Exhibition at the Romanian Cultural Institute captures a land time forgot | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Global Heritage Fund UK and its partner charities, the Anglo-Romanian Trust for Traditional Architecture (ARTTA) and its Romanian arm, Monumentum, are working to save traditional Carpathian villages from destruction brought about by progress.

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Bargello Museum, the Crucifixion of Donatello returns after restoration

Bargello Museum, the Crucifixion of Donatello returns after restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

Bargello museum one of the most visited Florence, will see the return of an important piece of work by Donatello's "The Crucifixion". After two months of restoration

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Bargello museum one of the most visited Florence, will see the return of an important piece of work by Donatello's "The Crucifixion". After two months of restoration

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Relics for rifles: Syrian rebels trade antique treasures for weapons (VIDEO)

Relics for rifles: Syrian rebels trade antique treasures for weapons (VIDEO) | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The black market flourishing in the conflict now sees relics - some as ancient as 1,200 years - traded by rebels for AK-47s

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Glasgow School of Art to discuss fire rebuild in Venice

Glasgow School of Art to discuss fire rebuild in Venice | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Architectural conservation experts will meet in Venice next month to explore the restoration of the historic Mackintosh building, which was destroyed in a fire in May

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Japan’s First Digital 3D Model of a Registered Historic Building to Aid in Preservation of Museum

Japan’s First Digital 3D Model of a Registered Historic Building to Aid in Preservation of Museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Treasure Caretaker Training | Digital Monastery Project

Treasure Caretaker Training | Digital Monastery Project | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A new website for a truly inspiring project - The Digital Monastery Project

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Missing Amphipolis sphinx head discovered

Missing Amphipolis sphinx head discovered | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Another amazing discovery has surfaced on the Amphipolis dig, Greece. The missing head of the Sphinx “guarding” the tomb’s entrance was finally discovered inside the third chamber

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Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond

Getty mosaic program teaches conservation in conflict zones and beyond | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The scene shows a fair woman with red curls being abducted on a chariot by a determined, bearded figure.
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A conservation program funded by the Getty Foundation is helping Middle Eastern countries protect ancient mosaics

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