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In scena "Kairòs - Sussurri del tempo" per sostenere il restauro del Museo delle Arti Sanitarie - Napoli - Repubblica.it

In scena "Kairòs - Sussurri del tempo" per sostenere il restauro del Museo delle Arti Sanitarie - Napoli - Repubblica.it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Theatre production in aid of the restoration of 17th Century museum and historic apothecary in Naples, Italy

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Restoration of Carmel Mission Basilica wins award - KIONrightnow.com

Restoration of Carmel Mission Basilica wins award - KIONrightnow.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The recent $5.5 million restoration of the Carmel Mission Basilica has received a prestigious honor by the construction industry.
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Peru to press charges over Greenpeace Nazca lines stunt - Telegraph

Peru to press charges over Greenpeace Nazca lines stunt - Telegraph | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Greenpeace activists allegedly damaged the millennia-old Nazca lines during a protest to draw attention to climate talk

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Viking feasting hall discovered in Sweden by archaeologists - HeritageDaily

Viking feasting hall discovered in Sweden by archaeologists - HeritageDaily | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A Viking feasting hall measuring almost 50 metres in length has been identified near Vadstena in Sweden.
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£8million Monet restored after thug punched a hole in it

£8million Monet restored after thug punched a hole in it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Using microscopes and surgical tools, restoration experts spent 18 months restoring a £8million Monet painting that was all but destroyed while hanging in the National Gallery of Ireland.
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Estorick Collection launches appeal to restore Carlo Carrà Futurist painting ... - Culture24

Estorick Collection launches appeal to restore Carlo Carrà Futurist painting ... - Culture24 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
It's been a mainstay of Futurist exhibitions across the globe, but now Carlo Carrà’s 1910 classic, Leaving the Theatre is in need of restoration. The Estorick is launching a modest appeal.
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Man is jailed after PUNCHING an £8 million Monet painting

Man is jailed after PUNCHING an £8 million Monet painting | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A man who punched a hole through a painting worth nearly £8 million painting has been jailed in Ireland

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UNESCO chief calls for 'protected cultural zones' in war-torn Iraq, Syria - UN News Centre

UNESCO chief calls for 'protected cultural zones' in war-torn Iraq, Syria - UN News Centre | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Denouncing the persecution of minorities, attacks on cultural heritage and illicit trafficking in cultural properties in Iraq and Syria as “part of a strategy of deliberate cultural cleansing of exceptional violence,” the head of the United Nations...
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Oldest Art Was Carved Onto Shell 540000 Years Ago - Discovery News

Oldest Art Was Carved Onto Shell 540000 Years Ago - Discovery News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The find is the earliest known art and it could have profound implications for the evolution of both our species and that of another human.
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‘Once in a Whale’: The Conservation Treatment of Historic Cetacean at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History By Bethany Palumbo

‘Once in a Whale’: The Conservation Treatment of Historic Cetacean at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History By Bethany Palumbo | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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These specimens, conserved as part of the 'Once in a Whale' project, had been on continuous display since the museum opened in 1860, and were in poor condition overall.

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Historic sites face climate threats

Historic sites face climate threats | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Climate change is threatening historic heritage all over the world

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Intach to revive Lodi-era tomb - Times of India

Intach to revive Lodi-era tomb - Times of India | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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To salvage Delhi's vanishing heritage, the monument is going to be conserved for the first time by Intach Delhi in collaboration with the department of archaeology

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What These Archaeologists Found Under The Ground In Turkey Is Absolutely Breathtaking

What These Archaeologists Found Under The Ground In Turkey Is Absolutely Breathtaking | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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An excavation in Turkey, led by Oxford Archaeology, unearthed three mosaics that are as beautiful as they are old. The mosaics feature some important figures of Ancient Greek mythology

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Underwater excavation reveals lost Levantine village - HeritageDaily

Underwater excavation reveals lost Levantine village - HeritageDaily | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A 7,500-year-old underwater water well that has been partially excavated from a site on Israel’s Mediterranean coast near Haifa will give important insights into the Neolithic society that once lived there

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Haitian conservation assistants in residence at IPCH | Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Haitian conservation assistants in residence at IPCH | Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
@rainnwilson @LIDEHaiti Please check out our project bringing Haitian art conservation assistants to the U.S.: http://t.co/9qSRwFQoGo
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Tweet from @postalheritage

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Behing the scene at the British Postal Museum and Archive

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Monet Research and Conservation Project

Monet Research and Conservation Project | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Explore the conservation process from stabilisation to retouching.
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fine art restoration workshop in italy - YouTube

Demo of a restoration workshop at "Art and Craft Camp in Rome" by Pavia Restauro WWW.ACCROME.COM
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Stanze di Raffaello, restauro finale: "Tornano i colori del Rinascimento"

Stanze di Raffaello, restauro finale: "Tornano i colori del Rinascimento" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
L'intervento sulla celebre Sala di Costantino. Paolucci: "Liberiamo gli affreschi dalla patina scura"
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British Museum to send more Elgin Marbles abroad despite Greek anger - Telegraph

British Museum to send more Elgin Marbles abroad despite Greek anger  - Telegraph | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Museum director Neil MacGregor says "conversations are in train" about loaning more disputed Parthenon masterpieces to world museums
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Old Sarum archaeologists reveal plan of medieval city - BBC News

Old Sarum archaeologists reveal plan of medieval city - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A detailed plan of a medieval city near Salisbury in Wiltshire is produced by experts without the need for a single archaeological dig.
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Archivist rediscovers forgotten 16th century ghetto in Rome - ArchaeologyIsrael News - Haaretz Israeli News source

Archivist rediscovers forgotten 16th century ghetto in Rome - ArchaeologyIsrael News - Haaretz Israeli News source | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Rome's main ghetto was declared in 1555, when the pope decided to segregate Jews from Christians - and so was a second ghetto, that vanished from memory.

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Unesco adds Chinese abacus to World Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Unesco adds Chinese abacus to World Intangible Cultural Heritage list | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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UNESCO added the Chinese abacus to its World Intangible Cultural Heritage list on Wednesday during a meeting held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan

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3D Laser scanning. Restoration and preservation of the historical monument building

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A video about 3D laser scanning techniques applied for the preservation of historic buildings

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UNESCO appeals to parties in Libya to stop destruction of cultural heritage | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

UNESCO appeals to parties in Libya to stop destruction of cultural heritage | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | 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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