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Scythian warriors show genetic blending between Europeans and Asians | Past Horizons

Scythian warriors show genetic blending between Europeans and Asians | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Evidence of the potential genetic blending between Europeans and Asians has been discovered by a team of researchers led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) within the remains of Scythian warriors living over 2,000 years ago in the Altai...

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A Palmyre, le grand temple de Baal a été détruit | Le Monde

A Palmyre, le grand temple de Baal a été détruit | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Après le petit temple de Baalshamin, l’Etat islamique s’est attaqué au sanctuaire principal de l’antique cité syrienne...

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WorldViews: U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel | The Washington Post

WorldViews: U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Satellite images released by the United Nations appeared to confirm the destruction of the famous Temple of Bel, one of the most important structures in the 2,000-year-old archaeological complex at Palmyra, which is now controlled by the jihadists...

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Chinese paintings and works of art rich in symbolism characterize Gianguan Auctions' September 12th Sale | Art Daily

Chinese paintings and works of art rich in symbolism characterize Gianguan Auctions' September 12th Sale | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The splendor of China’s heritage is once again the focus of the exceptionally strong collections of classical and modern paintings and dynastic works of art set for auction on September 12 at Gianguan Auctions New York...

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Tolerant and multicultural, Palmyra stood for everything Isis hates | The Guardian

Tolerant and multicultural, Palmyra stood for everything Isis hates | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria’s ancient city prospered by integrating migrants and allowing worship of many gods. It couldn’t be further from Isis’s monocultural savageryIn May 2015, Islamic State captured the modern city of Palmyra...

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Syrie. Daech à Palmyre : une ère terrible pour l’Antiquité | Courrier International

Syrie. Daech à Palmyre : une ère terrible pour l’Antiquité | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

C’était l’un des temples les mieux conservés de Palmyre, un modèle de choix pour les photographies des touristes...

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Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder | The Guardian

Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad believed his country’s heritage mattered more than his own life...

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Palmyra temple destruction by IS a 'war crime': UNESCO chief Irina Bokova said | Art Daily

Palmyra temple destruction by IS a 'war crime': UNESCO chief Irina Bokova said | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The head of the UN cultural watchdog on Monday branded the destruction by IS jihadists of an ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra ruins as a "war crime." "This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for...

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New sections of Beycesultan mound revealed | The Archaeology News Network

New sections of Beycesultan mound revealed | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ancient dwelling has been newly discovered by the Ege University excavation team at the Beycesultan Mound in Turkey’s western province of Denizli’s Çivril district...

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Two Bronze Age female skeletons unearthed at Oylum Mound | The Archaeology News Network

Two Bronze Age female skeletons unearthed at Oylum Mound | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Two 3,900-year-old female skeletons from the Bronze Age have been unearthed at Oylum Mound in the southeastern Turkish province of Kilis...

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Light shed on complex burial customs of the Natufians | The Archaeology News Network

Light shed on complex burial customs of the Natufians | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and -- as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows -- the Natufians who lived in the region 15,000 -- 11,500 years ago also created massive mortars that were...

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Archaeologist's Execution Highlights Risks to History's Guardians | National Geographic

Archaeologist's Execution Highlights Risks to History's Guardians | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A scholar's brutal death at the hands of ISIS is a reminder that archaeologists can find themselves on war's front lines, protecting artifacts...

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Patrimoine culturel : les coutumes nuptiales de l'ethnie Yugu | French China

Patrimoine culturel : les coutumes nuptiales de l'ethnie Yugu | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Inscrite sur la troisième liste du patrimoine culturel immatériel national en 2011, la tradition nuptiale de l'ethnie Yugu comprend plusieurs rites : la mariée porte des accessoires destinés aux femmes mariées, l'accueil de la mariée par les...

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Khaled Asaad, l'archéologue décapité par Daech, refusait de révéler à l'EI l'endroit où étaient cachées certaines antiquités | The Huffington Post

Khaled Asaad, l'archéologue décapité par Daech, refusait de révéler à l'EI l'endroit où étaient cachées certaines antiquités | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On le surnommait “Monsieur Palmyre”, du nom de la cité antique syrienne à laquelle il a consacré la plus grande partie de sa vie, au cours de fouilles ou de travaux de conservation...

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Siria: Estado Islámico destruye otro importante templo en Palmira | La Mula (Pérou)

Siria: Estado Islámico destruye otro importante templo en Palmira | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Según información del Observatorio Sirio para los Derechos Humanos , Estado Islámico ha dañado significativamente el templo de Bel , uno de los patrimonios más representativos de la ciudad de Palmira, en el centro de Siria...

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Syrie. Images satellite de Palmyre : le temple de Baal a été détruit Courrier International

Syrie. Images satellite de Palmyre : le temple de Baal a été détruit Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L’organisation Etat islamique avait annoncé le 30 août avoir détruit une partie du temple de Baal, l’un des joyaux de la cité syrienne antique de Palmyre. Les images satellite diffusées par l’ONU ce 31 août le confirment...

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500-year-old miniature document top attraction at Madinah exhibition | Arab News

500-year-old miniature document top attraction at Madinah exhibition | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

JEDDAH: The King Abdul Aziz Foundation will put on display next week a 500-year-old miniature manuscript, according to the SPA...

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Iranian epic 'Muhammad' aims to change Islam's image | Art Daily

Iranian epic 'Muhammad' aims to change Islam's image | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The award-winning director of Iran's most expensive ever film, "Muhammad", says he hopes it will improve Islam's "violent image", but the religious epic risks angering many Muslims despite not showing the prophet's face...

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Destruction des vestiges de Palmyre : « La sauvagerie de l’EI est totale » | Le Monde

Destruction des vestiges de Palmyre : « La sauvagerie de l’EI est totale » | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le directeur des musées de Syrie ne se résigne pas à la disparition de l’un des grands foyers culturels de l’antiquité...

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Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert | Art Daily

Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city that has fallen to the Islamic State jihadist group, has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets...

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UNESCO denounces killing of two leading scholars of Syrian antiquities | The Archaeology News Network

UNESCO denounces killing of two leading scholars of Syrian antiquities | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Within one week, the Syrian cultural heritage community suffered two immense blows with the murder of archaeologist Khaled Assad in Palmyra, and the killing of the Assistant Director of laboratories at the Directorate General of Antiquities and...

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20,000-year-old prehistoric sites found in Vietnam | The Archaeology News Network

20,000-year-old prehistoric sites found in Vietnam | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have discovered prehistoric sites dating back 20,000 years in Bao Thang district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, said Associate Professor Dr. Trinh Nang Chung from the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology on August 20...

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A dead city beneath a living village in southern India | The Archaeology News Network

A dead city beneath a living village in southern India | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As we enter the lush coconut farm at Keezhadi, a small hamlet in Sivaganga district, the tall trees sway in the breeze. But there is more to it inside this private farm...

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ISIS blows up Baalshamin Temple at Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network

ISIS blows up Baalshamin Temple at Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State (ISIS) militants have destroyed a temple at Syria’s ancient ruins of Palmyra, activists said Sunday, realizing the worst fears archaeologists had for the 2,000-year-old Roman-era city after the extremists seized it and beheaded a...

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Ruins in Nara likely site of largest settlement in 4th century | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Ruins in Nara likely site of largest settlement in 4th century | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers are excavating what could have been one of the nation's largest settlements in the fourth century...

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Earliest ‘modern’ hand found, dating to 2 million years ago | The Japan Times

Earliest ‘modern’ hand found, dating to 2 million years ago | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A tiny 1.85-million-year-old bone from the little finger of a human ancestor unearthed in East Africa has revealed the oldest “modern” hand ever found, scientists...

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