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Israel seeks to save ancient sites from earthquake | The Archaeology News Network

Israel seeks to save ancient sites from earthquake | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

With Israel situated in one of the world's earthquake-prone areas, officials are taking action to protect the Holy Land's most important ancient treasures so they don't come tumbling down...

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Nepal earthquake destroys Kathmandu valley's architectural treasures | The Guardian

Nepal earthquake destroys Kathmandu valley's architectural treasures | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dharahara tower and Kasthamandap temple among historic sites reduced to rubble by deadly quake, but heritage experts retain glimmer of hope Many of Kathmandu valley’s most historically important buildings have been destroyed in the earthquake that...

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Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal’s rich cultural heritage | The Japan Times

Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal’s rich cultural heritage | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal’s rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the ...

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Ahom skeletons to be tested for DNA | The Archaeology News Network

Ahom skeletons to be tested for DNA | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For the first time in the northeast, a team of archaeologists will conduct DNA tests on skeletal remains excavated from a burial mound of the famed Charaideo Maidam to determine their origins...

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Archaeologist warns of historical treasures lost to global black market | Democratic Voice of Burma

Archaeologist warns of historical treasures lost to global black market | Democratic Voice of Burma | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Burma’s jungles and plains are dotted with historical artefacts the envy of much of the world. But now many of those precious items are ending up overseas, thanks to a thriving black market...

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Népal: le tremblement de terre ravage aussi des monuments historiques | The Huffington Post

Népal: le tremblement de terre ravage aussi des monuments historiques | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

NÉPAL - Le tremblement de terre de magnitude 7.9 qui a dévasté le Népal ce samedi 25 avril a emporté avec lui des joyaux du patrimoine local comme l'ont rapporté des journalistes présents sur place...

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WorldViews: Nepal earthquake reduces World Heritage sites to rubble | The Washington Post

WorldViews: Nepal earthquake reduces World Heritage sites to rubble | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that violently shook Nepal on Saturday left more than human casualties in its wake.The country also saw a number of its iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites and most popular tourist attractions -- some dating...

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Hanoi’s old Buddhist pagodas get special national relic status | VietNamNet

Hanoi’s old Buddhist pagodas get special national relic status | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Two ancient Buddhist pagodas in the west of Hanoi – Tay Phuong and Thay – received certificates recognising them as special national relic sites on April 23...

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Hunters of the South Seas: lessons from filming the Bajau Laut sea nomads | The Guardian

Hunters of the South Seas: lessons from filming the Bajau Laut sea nomads | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Will Millard spent a month living in Indonesia while filming a documentary for BBC2, where spear fishing, hunting for sperm whales and sleeping in a stilt village is still part of daily life Continue reading...

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Pakistani artist Faiza Butt in first major survey of her work in a British public gallery | Art Daily

Pakistani artist Faiza Butt in first major survey of her work in a British public gallery | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

New Art Exchange presents Faiza Butt’s new exhibition Paracosm, at New Art Exchange, 39 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham)...

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24 avril 1915, 600 notables arméniens sont arrêtés à Constantinople et jetés sur les routes de la déportation | France Inter

24 avril 1915, 600 notables arméniens sont arrêtés à Constantinople et jetés sur les routes de la déportation | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L’Arménie au cœur de la mémoire Hélène Kosséian est d’origine arménienne. Cette enseignante est l’auteur de « l’Arménie au cœur de la mémoire »...

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Collection of old Vietnamese newspapers exhibited | VietnamNet

Collection of old Vietnamese newspapers exhibited | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The exhibition '150 years of Quoc Ngu (Vietnam national language script) newspapers in the period 1865-1954' includes many old and rare newspapers, gathered from valuable collections of many newspaper collectors across the country...

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In Pathein, Old Parasol Craft Struggles With Rising Demand | The Irrawaddy

In Pathein, Old Parasol Craft Struggles With Rising Demand | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pathein parasols are put on display outside a workshop in the Irrawaddy Delta town...

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Saccages archéologiques : Bagdad et Berlin veulent une résolution de l'ONU | France TV Info

Saccages archéologiques : Bagdad et Berlin veulent une résolution de l'ONU | France TV Info | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'Allemagne et l'Irak ont annoncé être prêts à déposer une résolution sur les pillages archéologiques et les destructions de sites historiques par le groupe Etat islamique (EI), à l'Assemblée générale de l'ONU ...

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Nathalie Bazin, conservatrice : « Le patrimoine népalais a régulièrement souffert » | Le Monde

Nathalie Bazin, conservatrice : « Le patrimoine népalais a régulièrement souffert » | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Entretien avec la responsable de la section Népal-Tibet au Musée Guimet à Paris...

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Sacred site damaged on UNESCO World Heritage pilgrimage route | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Sacred site damaged on UNESCO World Heritage pilgrimage route | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A sacred rock on an ancient pilgrimage route here has been stripped of its signature moss, a likely act of vandalism that has enraged local officials...

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Nepal quake deals heavy blow to cultural heritage | Bangkok Post

Nepal quake deals heavy blow to cultural heritage | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KATHMANDU - Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal's rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the country, experts said Sunday...

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Chinese & Japanese auctions & exhibition of touring highlights at Christie's London in May | Art Daily

Chinese & Japanese auctions & exhibition of touring highlights at Christie's London in May | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following the record breaking results of Asian Art Week at Christie’s New York in March (15-21), which saw 10 sales including The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth achieve the highest total for Asian Art Week in New York ($161,142,063 /...

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Syria conflict: The illicit art trade that is a major source of income for today's terror groups is nothing new | The Independent

Syria conflict: The illicit art trade that is a major source of income for today's terror groups is nothing new | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“I’ve taken this out so many times,” said Hani, as he deftly unzips a black laptop case. From two side pockets the Syrian remove a statue, some beads and an assortment of stones and arrange them for viewing...

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Close-up of Nguyen Dynasty’s rickshaw, returned from France | VietNamNet

This vehicle was the gift of Emperor Thanh Thai to his mother – Queen Mother Tu Ming to use in the royal garden. After the Queen Mother died, King Thanh Thai sold the rickshaw to a French soldier in 1907 to...

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Magnitude-7.9 quake strikes Kathmandu, toppling homes, famed ancient temples | The Japan Times

Magnitude-7.9 quake strikes Kathmandu, toppling homes, famed ancient temples | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital, Kathmandu, with strong tremors felt across neighboring countries. Television footage showed ...

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Haryana's Harappa saluted women 5,000 years ago | The Archaeology News Network

Haryana's Harappa saluted women 5,000 years ago | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Given its skewed sex ratio and long list of repressive khap diktats, it is difficult to imagine Haryana as a place which put women on a higher pedestal than men...

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‘Sultans of Deccan India,’ Unearthly Treasures of a Golden Age, at the Met | The New York Times

‘Sultans of Deccan India,’ Unearthly Treasures of a Golden Age, at the Met | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


The show is the most comprehensive yet on the art of the cosmopolitan Muslim kingdoms that ruled the Deccan Plateau for two centuries...

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Newly discovered Asian treasures to be auctioned with Dreweatts | Art Daily

Newly discovered Asian treasures to be auctioned with Dreweatts | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dreweatts present the first Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art sale of 2015...

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Ancient lithophone found in central Vietnam | VietnamNet

Ancient lithophone found in central Vietnam | VietnamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 An ancient lithophone was recently discovered in the central province of Quang Binh, the first of its kind ever found in the province, confirmed the provincial museum on April 22...

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Excavation ‘very likely’ to redefine the Zoroastrianism’s origin | CCTV News

Excavation ‘very likely’ to redefine the Zoroastrianism’s origin | CCTV News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Zoroastrianism was the state religion of the ancient Persian Empire. Its founder, Zoroaster, or Zarathustra, is thought to have been born in what is now Northeast Iran or Southwest Afghanistan. A 2004 survey by the Zoroastrian Associations of North America put the estimated number of believers worldwide at between 124,000 and 190,000...

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