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Tutankhamun’s tomb reopens after restoration

Tutankhamun’s tomb reopens after restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Tutankhamun's tomb reopens after restoration

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Gold for Paradise - Gustav Klimt’s gilding technique for the Beethoven Frieze by Alexandra Matzner

Gold for Paradise - Gustav Klimt’s gilding technique for the Beethoven Frieze by Alexandra Matzner | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Among the most famous works of Gustav Klimt’s (1862-1918) “Golden Period” is doubtlessly his Beethoven Frieze

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Impression of King Hezekiah’s royal seal discovered in excavations in Jerusalem

Impression of King Hezekiah’s royal seal discovered in excavations in Jerusalem | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount, conducted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology under the direction of Dr. Eilat Mazar, have unearthed an impression of the royal seal of King Hezekiah (727-698 BCE)

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Armed bandits steal masterpieces worth £10 million in raid on Italian art museum

Armed bandits steal masterpieces worth £10 million in raid on Italian art museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Authorities believe theft of the paintings, including works by Tintoretto and Rubens, may have been to order

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The Meticulous 10-Month Restoration of a 355-Year-Old Painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Meticulous 10-Month Restoration of a 355-Year-Old Painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Completed in 1660, Charles Le Brun’s painting of Everhard Jabach and His Family had seen better days.
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Preserving Cultural Heritage in Conflict - Archaeological Institute of America Latest News

Preserving Cultural Heritage in Conflict - Archaeological Institute of America Latest News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Preserving Cultural Heritage in Conflict
Archaeological Institute of America Latest News
All forms of cultural heritage, whether they are mobile or immobile, tangible or intangible are threatened by conflict.
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Art Mazarin Chest Conservation Applying Urushi-Gatame

Art Mazarin Chest Conservation Applying Urushi-Gatame | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Art Channel - Mazarin Chest, Conservation; Applying Urushi-Gatame
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IIC International Training Centre for conservation launched in Beijing

IIC International Training Centre for conservation launched in Beijing | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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IIC 2016 Los Angeles Congrees - Call for Student Posters | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

IIC 2016 Los Angeles Congrees - Call for Student Posters | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Archaeology Dept finds 30000 monuments in state of neglect - Bangalore Mirror

Archaeology Dept finds 30000 monuments in state of neglect - Bangalore Mirror | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Work begins to restore mansion that was once home to famed novelist Alexandre Dumas

Work begins to restore mansion that was once home to famed novelist Alexandre Dumas | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Work has started to renovate the Monte-Cristo mansion near Paris that was once home to famed novelist Alexandre Dumas

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Columbia University Libraries showcase donor-funded conservation of important portrait

Columbia University Libraries showcase donor-funded conservation of important portrait | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby (1603-1665), painted by the British artist Cornelius Johnson (1593-1661) has undergone extensive conservation 

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UK gives £3m to protect Iraq antiquities from IS terrorism - BBC News

UK gives £3m to protect Iraq antiquities from IS terrorism - BBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

A £3m ($4.5m) scheme to help Iraq protect its antiquities from war and Islamic State terrorism has been announced by the UK government.

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A £3m ($4.5m) scheme to help Iraq protect its antiquities from war and Islamic State terrorism has been announced by the UK government

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Plastic Fantastic! An emerging conservator working with modern materials

Plastic Fantastic! An emerging conservator working with modern materials | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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New experiences with anchoring systems in the restoration of stone artefacts by Guy Devreux + Stefano Spada (Part 1)

New experiences with anchoring systems in the restoration of stone artefacts by Guy Devreux + Stefano Spada (Part 1) | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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News in Conservation, Issue 50

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Il mistero della tomba di Tutankhamon: "C'è una stanza segreta"

Il mistero della tomba di Tutankhamon: "C'è una stanza segreta" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
"Le ricerche effettuate con l'uso di georadar nella tomba di Tutankhamon hanno dimostrato che dietro i muri nord e ovest si celano scoperte archeologiche, ne siamo sicuri al 90%". Lo ha detto il ministro delle Antichità egiziano Mahmoud el Damanti a Luxor. L'egittologo britannico Ni
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Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist - Hyperallergic

Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist - Hyperallergic | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Three masked men entered the Museo di Castelvecchio and stole artworks worth a total of €15 million including pieces by Peter Paul Rubens, Jacopo Tintoretto, Jacopo Bellini, and Giovanni Francesco Caroto

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Hungary And Flanders Pledge To Cooperate In Restoring Cultural Heritage Sites ... - Hungary Today

Hungary And Flanders Pledge To Cooperate In Restoring Cultural Heritage Sites ... - Hungary Today | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Hungary is planning to help restore the damage inflicted upon Middle Eastern cultural heritage sites by the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group together with Flemish-Belgian organisations, it was agreed at the ninth meeting of the Hungarian-Flemish...
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L’incoscienza dello Stato che lascia quasi incustoditi i nostri capolavori

L’incoscienza dello Stato che lascia quasi incustoditi i nostri capolavori | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
La difesa del nostro patrimonio artistico coincide con la difesa della nostra civiltà. Danno economico molto più altro dei 15 milioni di euro: ultimo Mantegna all’asta battuto per 28,6 milioni di dollari
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17 materpieces from Tintoretto to Ruebens stolen from the City Museum in Castelvecchio

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Tell Balata Archaeological Park Project- UNESCO Ramallah

Tell Balata Archaeological Park: Scientific Research, Conservation, and Site Management project was implemented by UNESCO Ramallah Office and its ...
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Notice - Proposals for the 2016 Los Angeles Congress | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Notice - Proposals for the 2016 Los Angeles Congress | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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1700-Year-Old Mosaic Unearthed in Israel - Hyperallergic

1700-Year-Old Mosaic Unearthed in Israel - Hyperallergic | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Israel Antiquities Authority yesterday unveiled a large, 1,700-year-old mosaic floor featuring intricate patterns and images of animals

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Hobby Lobby investigated for trying to import ancient artifacts from Iraq

Hobby Lobby investigated for trying to import ancient artifacts from Iraq | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Customs agents seized thousands of years-old tablets imported by owners of the Christian chain of craft stores and intended for the $800m Museum of the Bible

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Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to Royal Collection painting

Conservation ahead of new exhibition reveals surprising element to Royal Collection painting | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Painted in 1643, A Village Fair with a Church Behind by Isack van Ostade is one of 27 works going on display after conservation in the exhibition Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

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Bosch Research and Conservation Project announces newly discovered drawing by Hieronymus Bosch

Bosch Research and Conservation Project announces newly discovered drawing by Hieronymus Bosch | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A drawing of hell previously attributed to a workshop assistant of Hieronymus Bosch has now been recognised as an authentic work by the master himself

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