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Mandalay’s parliament discusses tattoos of Burma’s map | Democratic Voice of Burma

Mandalay’s parliament discusses tattoos of Burma’s map | Democratic Voice of Burma | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mandalay Division’s parliament convened an emergency session on Tuesday to discuss how individuals who have tattooed the map of Burma on the lower part of the body should be punished, as such an inking is a disgrace to the country’s image...

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Indian miniatures lead Roseberys first Islamic & Indian Arts Auction | Art Daily

Indian miniatures lead Roseberys first Islamic & Indian Arts Auction | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Roseberys London inaugural sale of Islamic & Indian Arts saw 370 items from the Islamic and Indian worlds go under the hammer at their London saleroom...

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Chinese Qing Dynasty cabinet soars to $230,000+ and new record set for Grateful Dead poster | Art Daily

Chinese Qing Dynasty cabinet soars to $230,000+ and new record set for Grateful Dead poster | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At the conclusion of Clars April 25 & 26, 2015 Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Antiques Auction, it was clear that Asian commanded the weekend achieving remarkable prices...

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Ancient mosaics damaged during restoration in Turkey | Archaeology News Network

Ancient mosaics damaged during restoration in Turkey | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At least 10 mosaics, held in the world’s second largest mosaic museum in Turkey’s southern city of Antakya, were seriously damaged during restoration, a local newspaper has reported...

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Different colours of Vietnamese Tea | Vietnam Net

Different colours of Vietnamese Tea | Vietnam Net | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Making and drinking Lotus and Jasmine tea is a treasured custom of Vietnamese people. Every cup of natural flower-scented tea captures a fraction of Vietnam’s rich and vibrant culture...

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From a New Cultural Revolution in China, "Xingyi Hu: Unidentified" | The Huffington Post

From a New Cultural Revolution in China, "Xingyi Hu: Unidentified" | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Xingi Hu, from The Remains series (detail), 2010. Hu is a thoughtful, highly-skilled artist in China involved in what might be a new type of cultural revolution...

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Japanese American Museum Acquires Internee Artifacts | The New York Times Company

Japanese American Museum Acquires Internee Artifacts | The New York Times Company | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An auction of the collection had been set for last month, but was canceled after protests on social media...

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Feeling the aftershock | Taipei Times

Feeling the aftershock | Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sujan Shrestha says it breaks his heart to look at the piles of rubble that are all that remain of the ancient Nepalese temples where he has worshiped all his life...

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Japan Wants Industrial Sites Added to Unesco World Heritage List | The Wall Street Journal

Japan Wants Industrial Sites Added to Unesco World Heritage List | The Wall Street Journal | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The pyramids of Egypt, the temples of Angkor Wat and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef likely to come to mind when talking about Unesco World Heritage sites...

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Ancient bone hand ax identified in China | Science News

Ancient bone hand ax identified in China |      Science News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers say they have identified the first example of a bone, not stone, hand ax crafted by ancient humans in East Asia. Makers of the curved, pear-shaped implement probably used it to dig up edible roots in a densely vegetated part of South China around 170,000 years ago, say paleontologist...

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Cambodian soldier attempts to smuggle buddhist statues to Thailand | Art Media Agency

Cambodian soldier attempts to smuggle buddhist statues to Thailand | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An intelligence officer from Cambodia’s military police has been detained by authorities in Thailand on suspicion of involvement in the looting of antiquities, after allegedly crossing the border with three Cambodian Buddhist statues in his...

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Teeth tell story about people buried at Harappa | Past Horizons

Teeth tell story about people buried at Harappa | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dental enamel and chemical analyses of the water, fauna and rocks, using isotope ratios of lead and strontium has given some insight into individuals buried at the Indus Valley site of Harappa...

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Prehistoric site discovered in Sharjah Emirate | The Archaeology News Network

Prehistoric site discovered in Sharjah Emirate | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
Stone axes, scrapers and awls thought to date back hundreds of thousands of years have been unearthed at a newly discovered archaeological site in Al Dhaid, capital of the central district of the Emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
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Closing the case on an ancient archaeological mystery | The Archaoelogy News Network

Closing the case on an ancient archaeological mystery | The Archaoelogy News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Climate change may be responsible for the abrupt collapse of civilization on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2000 B.C...

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Unearthing Vadnagar | Archaeology News Network

Unearthing Vadnagar | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A tourist visiting Vadnagar, 120 km from Ahmedabad, may find it difficult to envision the sleepy town as a thriving international trading market. But, texts by Chinese traveller Heung Tsang and Mughal chronicler Abul Fazl belie these assumptions...

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China starts new terracotta army dig | Archaeology News Network

China starts new terracotta army dig | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

China launched a second excavation project on Thursday on a burial pit in the ancient capital of Xi'an, where an army of terracotta warriors guards the mausoleum of China's first emperor...

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Purifying ceremony refreshes heroine of Aoi Matsuri festival in Kyoto | The Asahi Shimbun

Purifying ceremony refreshes heroine of Aoi Matsuri festival in Kyoto | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KYOTO--The Saio-dai queen, star of the famed Aoi Matsuri festival, performed a purifying ceremony on May 4 at Shimogamojinja shrine in front of an audience of 700...

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Ancient Nepali temple town of Bhaktapur left in ruins | The Washington Post

Ancient Nepali temple town of Bhaktapur left in ruins | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The quake not only destroyed homes and businesses, it damaged the city’s religious and royal heritage...

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Photos Show Remarkable Nepali Temple City Before The Quake | The Huffington Post

Photos Show Remarkable Nepali Temple City Before The Quake | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 

Bhaktapur is an ancient city, full of decayed splendor and cultural treasures from Buddhist and Hindu worshippers who settled as early as the 13th century. Now it lies savaged by the earthquake that struck Nepal last week...

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Glittering year for Myanmar’s golden pagoda | Taipei Times

Glittering year for Myanmar’s golden pagoda | Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As he smooths a gold plaque on the glistening flank of Myanmar’s most prestigious Buddhist pagoda, a merchant pays his ancestors the highest honor — and contributes to a bumper year of donations to re-gild the sacred site...

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Yangchun Journal: Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon | The New York Times

Yangchun Journal: Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A statue containing the ancient remains of a monk has been missing since 1995, and the people of Yangchun, believing it has been found, want it back...

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Suit to remove chairman of Malaysia’s wealthiest temple on Friday | The Malaysian Insider

Suit to remove chairman of Malaysia’s wealthiest temple on Friday | The Malaysian Insider | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The High Court has fixed case management for a suit to remove the chairman of the richest Hindu temple in Malaysia for this Friday...

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Heritage destruction in conflict zones provides archaeological opportunities | Heritage Daily

Heritage destruction in conflict zones provides archaeological opportunities | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers say it is possible to obtain a great deal of original and important information from sites that have suffered badly through conflict...

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Teeth from ancient Indus city belonged to ‘outsiders’ | Futurity

Teeth from ancient Indus city belonged to ‘outsiders’ | Futurity | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Teeth taken from graves sites in the ancient city of Harappa in the Indus Valley suggest the people were not born there, but migrated there from the hinterlands...

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UNESCO says Nepal sites 'dramatic' | ABC (Australie)

UNESCO says Nepal sites 'dramatic' | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

UNESCO says the damage to monuments, temples and historic squares in the capital, Kathmandu, and in the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur is 'dramatic'...[AUDIO]

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Interpol steps up search for artefacts looted by ISIS | The Archaeology News Network

Interpol steps up search for artefacts looted by ISIS | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Addressing a meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on combating the destruction, smuggling and theft of cultural heritage, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock reaffirmed the Organization’s commitment to tackle these crimes...

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