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Coinciding with Asian Art in London, Eskenazi Ltd presents bronze of a lifetime | Art Daily

Coinciding with Asian Art in London, Eskenazi Ltd presents bronze of a lifetime | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Giuseppe Eskenazi is renowned for handling Chinese objects of the greatest rarity and quality but the bronze vessel being exhibited at his gallery from 31 October to 22 November 2013 is exceptional even by his high standards...

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Taslima Nasreen s'exile aux États-Unis à cause de menaces islamistes | Le Figaro

Taslima Nasreen s'exile aux États-Unis à cause de menaces islamistes | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Aujourd'hui, la romancière bangladaise a annoncé qu'elle quittait la ville de New Delhi pour les États-Unis. Après les meurtres de plusieurs blogueurs ou écrivains athées dans son pays d'origine elle craint pour sa vie...

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The journey of a legend: Shapero Rare Books opens a tribute to MF Husain | Art Daily

The journey of a legend: Shapero Rare Books opens a tribute to MF Husain | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Stellar International Art Foundation and Shapero Modern present a non-selling exhibition of works by the late, great MF Husain at Shapero Rare Books in conjunction with India Art Week, June 2015...

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Bonhams Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2015 achieves over HK$700 million | Art Daily

Bonhams Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2015 achieves over HK$700 million | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The top-selling lot at the Fine Chinese Paintings sale at Bonhams Hong Kong on Sunday was an important work by Wang Hui (1632–1717), one of the most celebrated painters of late seventeenth-century China, which realized HK$ 35,960,000...

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Archaeologists restore early Islamic caliph’s palace on the shores of the Sea of Galilee | Heritage Daily

Archaeologists  restore early Islamic caliph’s palace on the shores of the Sea of Galilee | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Department of Ancient Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is to receive EUR 30,000 through the Cultural Preservation Program of the German Federal Foreign Office to help with the restoration of a caliph’s palace on the shores...

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Bronze sculptures of Buddha's life to go on show in Nara temple | The Asahi Shimbun

Bronze sculptures of Buddha's life to go on show in Nara temple | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A bronze sculpture depicting scenes from the latter half of the "eight great events" of the Buddha's life will be unveiled to the public June 5 at one of Japan's most famous temples...

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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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L'archéologie en Mésopotamie | France Inter

L'archéologie en Mésopotamie | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La marche de l'histoire Mercredi 3 Juin, 13h30 - 13h59 Une des portes du palais de Khorsabad lors des fouilles de Victor Place - Gabriel Tranchard en 1853 Ce n’est pas la première fois que des orages politiques et...[AUDIO]

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Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale of Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art achieves US$6.49 million | Art Daily

Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale of Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art achieves US$6.49 million | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Beijing Spring Sale 2015 concluded today, with the Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art Auction totalling RMB 40.48 million / HK$50.6 million / US$6.49 million*. Wen Guihua, President of Sotheby’s Beijing Auction Co...

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Stone axes found in Vietnam | The Archaeology News Network

Stone axes found in Vietnam | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An archaeological team from Viet Nam Archaeology Institute found five stone axes believed to come from the 3,000-year-old Sa Huynh Culture at a Khue Bac communal house garden in the central city...

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North and South Korea collaborate in excavating ancient palace | The Guardian

North and South Korea collaborate in excavating ancient palace | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Team of archaeologists will research ancient Koryo dynasty capital in Kaesong in unprecedented collaboration between rival Koreas...

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Six month inter-Korean excavation project announced | The Archaeology News Network

Six month inter-Korean excavation project announced | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The two Koreas will work together on a six-month project excavating Manwoldae Palace on the North Korean side of the border, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said Sunday...

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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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