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Angels captured here on Earth | Bangkok Post

Angels captured here on Earth | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cherdwood Sakolaya, an award-winning photographer, is reviving mythological characters through his exhibition "Angel", which kicks off at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G today...

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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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Researchers have string theory about use of ancient Japanese bells | The Archaeology News Network

Researchers have string theory about use of ancient Japanese bells | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Stirred and not shaken is how ancient bells may have been rung, researchers believe after discovering strings inside them for the first time in Japan...

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Excavations underway at Cappadocia’s Aşıklı Mound | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations underway at Cappadocia’s Aşıklı Mound | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


The Aşıklı Mound, where settlement first started in the Cappadocia region 11,000 years ago, offers a chance to travel back in time...

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Islamic State reportedly beheads antiquities scholar, 82, who oversaw Palmyra ruins | The Washington Post

Islamic State reportedly beheads antiquities scholar, 82, who oversaw Palmyra ruins | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Khaled Asaad was a bespectacled scholar who had devoted more than five decades of his life to preserving the ruins of Palmyra, a majestic 2,000-year-old city in the Syrian desert.On Tuesday he was beheaded by Islamic State extremists, his body left...

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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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New Neolithic finds at China's Majiayao dig site | The Archaeology News Network

New Neolithic finds at China's Majiayao dig site | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists carrying out a large excavation project in Gansu province, at the Majiayao dig site, this August have discovered many pottery shards and stone implements which, they say, represent life in Neolithic communities along the upper...

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50,000-year-old human skull found in Siberian cave | The Archaeology News Network

50,000-year-old human skull found in Siberian cave | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fragments of an early human skull and rib were found in Pleistocene era layers in Strashnaya Cave, it was announced today by Professor Andrey Krivoshapkin, head of Archeology and Ethnography at Novosibirsk State University...

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Islamic State beheads elderly ex-antiquities chief Khaled al-Assaad in Syria's Palmyra | Art Daily

Islamic State beheads elderly ex-antiquities chief Khaled al-Assaad in Syria's Palmyra | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Islamic State group beheaded the 82-year-old retired chief archaeologist of Palmyra after he refused to leave the ancient city, Syria's antiquities chief said...

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