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Keeping history alive | Bangkok Post

Keeping history alive | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

When Cambodia and Thailand exchanged gunfire over the Angkorian temple of Preah Vihear two years ago, the ancient monument was among the wounded as it was hit by dozens of shells...

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Tehran’s 7,000-yr-old woman had pinworm infection | The Archaeology News Network

Tehran’s 7,000-yr-old woman had pinworm infection | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tehran’s 7,000-year-old woman discovered in Nov. 2014 has shown signs of pinworm infection, Department of Parasitology and Mycology at Tehran Uni. of Medical Sciences announced on Tuesday....

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Archaeologists working to save Jordanian buildings | The Archaeology News Network

Archaeologists working to save Jordanian buildings | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In the Jordanian desert, carved into the sandstone cliffs is the spectacular ancient city of Petra...

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The life of the Mentawai tribe – in pictures | The Guardian

The life of the Mentawai tribe – in pictures | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mohammed Saleh Bin Dollah’s photos capture a glimpse of the Mentawai people, as the adults smoke and hunt and children play in the river...[PHOTOS]

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1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions uncovered in Zippori | Heritage Daily

1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions uncovered in Zippori | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Three 1,700 year old funerary inscriptions written in Aramaic and Greek were recently revealed in the ancient cemetery in Moshav Zippori in the north...

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Japan's picture ID before World War II | The Japan Times

Japan's picture ID before World War II | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Last year, the number of tourists coming into Japan outnumbered those going out for the first time in 45 years. In absolute terms, it may be the first time...

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1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network

1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Three 1,700 year old funerary inscriptions written in Aramaic and Greek were recently revealed in Moshav Zippori in northern Israel...

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Geometry in Babylonian Astronomy | The Archaeology News Network

Geometry in Babylonian Astronomy | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An analysis of three published and two unpublished cuneiform tablets from the British Museum by Prof...

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Mort du grand écrivain pakistanais Intizar Hussain | France TV Info

Mort du grand écrivain pakistanais Intizar Hussain | France TV Info | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'auteur pakistanais Intizar Hussain, l'un des premiers auteurs ourdouphones à avoir obtenu une reconnaissance internationale, est décédé mardi à l'âge de 92 ans, a-t-on appris auprès de son...

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Ancient gov’t building with vault unearthed in Chongqing | Manila Bulletin

Ancient gov’t building with vault unearthed in Chongqing | Manila Bulletin | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A government office site dating back to the late Song Dynasty (1127-1279) was recently discovered at the Diaoyucheng Fanjiayan archeological site in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality...

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Vietnam's folk paintings on display in Hanoi Old Quarter | VietNamNet

Vietnam's folk paintings on display in Hanoi Old Quarter | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Surrounded by a crowd in a corner of the Centre of the Old
Quarter's Culture Exchange, artisan Nguyen Dang Giap spreads colours
carefully on different woodblocks to create a Dong Ho folk painting...

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16 Buddhist stupas found at Nateshwar | The Daily Star (Bangladesh)

16 Buddhist stupas found at Nateshwar | The Daily Star (Bangladesh) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sixteen Buddhist stupas, around 1,000-year-old, have recently been unearthed at Nateshwar in the district with a rich archaeological background. The aesthetics of these stupas is unique in architectural style...

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Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery presents a new interactive installation of the Cosmic Buddha | Art Daily

Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery presents a new interactive installation of the Cosmic Buddha | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Through cutting-edge digital technology, previously hidden meanings of a masterpiece of ancient Chinese sculpture may now be accessed by museum visito...

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Conservation based on savaged material | The Himalayan Times

Conservation based on savaged material | The Himalayan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Much study is still required on the themes and  craftsmanship...

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Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets of Maritime Silk Road | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets of Maritime Silk Road | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Groping in the frigid darkness in the South China Sea, underwater archaeologist Sun Jian suddenly touched something in 20-meter deep waters...

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Orhan Pamuk, voix discordante au régime turc | Le Figaro

Orhan Pamuk, voix discordante au régime turc | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 31 janvier, le Prix Nobel de littérature a reproché à l'Union Européenne de se montrer laxiste face à la Turquie...

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Lawrence of Arabia's robe and dagger in temporary export ban | BBC

Lawrence of Arabia's robe and dagger in temporary export ban | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Temporary export bans are placed on a white robe and dagger owned by T E Lawrence - better known as Lawrence of Arabia - amid efforts to keep the artefacts in Britain...

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Permanent home found for history museum | Shanghai Daily

Permanent home found for history museum | Shanghai Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

THE city’s most treasured historical artefacts will be moving to a new home...

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Colonial Cousin | Newsline (Pakistan)

Colonial Cousin | Newsline (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Browsing through antiquarian prints and miniature paintings on ivory from Habib Fida Ali’s collection, what struck me about this art from the 1800s was how its genesis in a period of political transition made it the harbinger of a new artistic sensibility...

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Dig suggests elaborate ritual held at ancient burial mound in Osaka | The Archaeology News Network

Dig suggests elaborate ritual held at ancient burial mound in Osaka | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers have found evidence of a massive wooden bridge at an ancient burial mound here that they surmise was used for final rites of perhaps an emperor, and then torn down...

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Turtle soup, perchance? Prehistoric man had a penchant for tortoises | Heritage Daily

Turtle soup, perchance? Prehistoric man had a penchant for tortoises | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Grilled, boiled or salted? Turtles, or tortoises, are rarely consumed today, but a select few cultures, primarily those in East Asia, still consider turtle soup, made from the flesh of the turtle, a delicacy...

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India’s Supreme Court to debate colonial law criminalising gay sex | The Independent

India’s Supreme Court to debate colonial law criminalising gay sex | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

India’s highest court has agreed to review its decision to uphold a colonial law which criminalises same-sex relationships...

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Some Hunter-Gatherers Had a Taste for Tortoises, Study Says | The New York Times

Some Hunter-Gatherers Had a Taste for Tortoises, Study Says | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In a cave near Tel Aviv, researchers found evidence of what the inhabitants ate more than 400,000 years ago...

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Pha Taem cliff paintings undamaged, says governor | Bangkok Post

Pha Taem cliff paintings undamaged, says governor | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Reports prehistoric Pha Taem rock paintings seriously damaged by crumbling cliff face were incorrect, Ubon Ratchathani governor said...

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Bringing Japanese folk dance into focus | The Japan Times | The Japan Times

Bringing Japanese folk dance into focus | The Japan Times | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As with many cultures, before modernization the Japanese people relied heavily on agriculture, holding a spiritual affinity with and respecting the power o...

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Made in China: New ceramic works by Keiko Fukazawa on view at the Craft & Folk Art Museum | Art Daily

Made in China: New ceramic works by Keiko Fukazawa on view at the Craft & Folk Art Museum | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Craft & Folk Art Museum /a presents Made in China: New Ceramic Works by Keiko Fukazawa, the first...

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