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Ksar Akil : Homo sapiens au Liban il y a 42 000 ans | Hominidés

Ksar Akil : Homo sapiens au Liban il y a 42 000 ans | Hominidés | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Datation du site de Ksar Akil au Liban
Les preuves directes de la présence d’Homo sapiens il y a 42 000 ans au Moyen-Orient actuel...

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800-year-old Buddhist statue of 'goddess with thousand hands' restored to former glory | The Archaeology News Network

800-year-old Buddhist statue of 'goddess with thousand hands' restored to former glory | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After four years of restoration, the Thousand-Hand Goddess of Mercy statue, which is regarded as the jewel of the Dazu Rock Carvings in Chongqing, will reopen to the public next month...

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Dragon sculptures discovered in legendary city of Xanadu | The Archaeology News Network

Dragon sculptures discovered in legendary city of Xanadu | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The remains of three colorful dragon heads made of clay have been discovered in a huge palace in Xanadu, a city constructed by the grandsons of Genghis Khan...

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Buddha statues at Bai Dinh crumbling | VietNamNet

Buddha statues at Bai Dinh crumbling | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Devotees and tourists are slowly destroying hundreds of statues of the Buddha in Bai Dinh Pagoda, Ninh Binh Province, as the touch them for good fortune...

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A collection sets nation's history in stone | VietNamNet

A collection sets nation's history in stone | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

We followed the Ho Chi Minh Highway, which runs between vast rubber plantations, to arrive in Phu Dinh Commune in Bo Trach District of the central province of Quang Binh...

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Les biens culturels irakiens en péril mis sur une «liste rouge» | Le Figaro

Les biens culturels irakiens en péril mis sur une «liste rouge» | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le Conseil international des musées a publié lundi un catalogue des objets menacés par la destruction, le vol et autres trafics illégaux. Divisés en sept catégories, ils couvrent une période de plus de 12.000 ans d'histoire...

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Palaeolithic encampments found in western Iran | The Archaeology News Network

Palaeolithic encampments found in western Iran | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Iranian head of the excavation and research team in Eshkaft Razavar in Kermanshah Province said the joint excavations of Germany’s Tubingen University and Institute of Archaeology of Cultural Heritage Research Center of Kermanshah resulted in...

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International Council of Museums draws up 'red list' to help spot stolen Iraqi antiquities | Art Daily

International Council of Museums draws up 'red list' to help spot stolen Iraqi antiquities | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Museum experts from around the world on Monday issued an "emergency red list" to help authorities identify Iraqi antiquities at risk of being looted and illegally exported as the country battles a surge in jihadist violence...

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Ancient mould used to cast bronze mirror earliest found in Japan | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient mould used to cast bronze mirror earliest found in Japan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A fragment of an ancient mould used to produce bronze mirrors that was found here predates any other artifacts linked to mirror production in Japan by up to 200 years...

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Ancient artefacts unearthed at Bahrain Fort | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient artefacts unearthed at Bahrain Fort | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A clay tablet bearing ancient cuneiform script dating back to between 503BC and 504BC was discovered during a seven-week excavation in the southwestern side of Bahrain Fort, along with a golden plate that has a figure of a woman engraved on it date...

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Ethnomedicinal plants used by traditional healers in Phatthalung Province, Peninsular Thailand | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine

Ethnomedicinal plants used by traditional healers in Phatthalung Province, Peninsular Thailand | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In rural communities of Thailand, traditional healers still play an important role in local health care systems even though modern medicine is easily accessible...

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‘Daughters of the Samurai,’ by Janice P. Nimura | The New York Times

‘Daughters of the Samurai,’ by Janice P. Nimura | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For college students today, junior year is considered the optimal occasion for study abroad, a time when they have “transitioned” from the comforts of home, declared a major and acquired a smattering of a foreign language. For three Japanese girls in...

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Sketches of General Vo Nguyen Giap displayed in Hanoi | VietNamNet

Sketches of General Vo Nguyen Giap displayed in Hanoi | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Some 40 sketches and eight oil paintings featuring General Vo Nguyen
Giap are being showcased at an exhibition which opened on May 26 at the
Vietnam Military History Museum...

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Renaissance du « Hanfu » pour les cérémonies de remise de diplôme | French China

Renaissance du « Hanfu » pour les cérémonies de remise de diplôme | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les photos de sept diplômés de l'Université normale du Fujian en costume traditionnel chinois, le « Hanfu », sont devenues virales en ligne. Le « Hanfu » possède une histoire de plus de trois millénaires...

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Scholars rush to save Mes Aynak | The Archaeology News Network

Scholars rush to save Mes Aynak | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Saving Mes Aynak, which was screened at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, last month, is the story of an imminent archaeological tragedy in Afghanistan that seems like a fait accompli...

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Ancient mounds discovered in southeastern Iran | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient mounds discovered in southeastern Iran | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists from Germany’s Tubingen University and the Iranian Research Center for Cultural Heritage and Tourism discovered 42 ancient mounds near the city of Faryab, in southern province of Kerman...

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Muong folklore regconised by federation of UNESCO associations | VietNamNet

Muong folklore regconised by federation of UNESCO associations | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 “Mo Muong Hoa Binh”, folklore told by Muong ethnics in northern Hoa Binh province, and 20 Mo artists are officially recognised as cultural heritage under the patronage of the Vietnam Federation of UNESCO Associations (VFUA)...

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Van Kieu ethnic group | VietNamNet

Van Kieu ethnic group | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Van Kieu group live mainly in Huong Hoa and Dakrong Commune and Lao Bao Township. The Van Kieu are also called Tri, Khua, Ma Coong, and Bru...

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Chinese authorities bust intricate ring of tomb raiders | The Archaeology News Network

Chinese authorities bust intricate ring of tomb raiders | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Police have caught 175 grave robbers and recovered 1,168 cultural relics worth more than 500 million yuan (US$80.6 million) in the nation’s biggest tomb raiding case since 1949, the Ministry of Public Security said...

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UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | The Archaeology News Network

UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

UN member-states on Thursday declared that the destruction by jihadists of Iraqi cultural sites may amount to war crimes and agreed to take steps to curb the trade of stolen ancient artifacts...

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Philippines’ World Heritage-listed rice terraces face down forces of modernity | The Japan Times

Philippines’ World Heritage-listed rice terraces face down forces of modernity | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It is fiesta time in the famed rice terraces of the northern Philippines, and young men in colorful tribal clothing pound ancient rhythms on brass ...

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Ancient cave paintings discovered near Palani | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient cave paintings discovered near Palani | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A team of archaeologists discovered ancient rock paintings in a dilapidated cave near a Paliyar tribal habitation at Kombaikadu village situated 1,000 metres above sea level on Palani-Kodaikanal Road on Thursday...

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Prehistoric paintings identified in Central Burma | The Archaeology News Network

Prehistoric paintings identified in Central Burma | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A rock formation etched with prehistoric drawings and what is believed to have been an animist worship altar has been identified deep in the forests of Pae Dwe mountain, located between Ywa Ngan Township in Shan State and Wun Dwin Township of...

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Ethnomedicinal survey of various communities residing in Garo Hills of Durgapur, Bangladesh | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine

Ethnomedicinal survey of various communities residing in Garo Hills of Durgapur, Bangladesh | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Garo Hills represents one of earliest human habitation in Bangladesh preserving its ancient cultures due to the geographic location. It is situated in the most northern part of Durgapur sub-district having border with Meghalaya of India...

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UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | Art Daily

UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

UN member-states on Thursday declared that the destruction by jihadists of Iraqi cultural sites may amount to war crimes and agreed to take steps to curb the trade of stolen ancient artifacts...

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Saigon’s “Ceramics King" owns 100,000 antiques | VietNamNet

Saigon’s “Ceramics King" owns 100,000 antiques | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After nearly 25 years of collecting, Dinh Cong Tuong, 48, has been dubbed the "ceramic king" as he owns nearly 100,000 antique ceramic items...

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