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Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian

Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As Islamic State threatens more of Syria’s architectural splendours, it’s so clear that these stones are worth crying over – and guarding by air strikes if it comes down to it...

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Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent

Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hanging in the private office in Damascus of Asma al-Assad, the wife of the President of Syria, is a portrait of her commissioned in 2011 from one of her country's leading young painters...

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Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network

Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Ming Dynasty tomb containing gold treasures has been discovered at a construction site in Nanjing, China...

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New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network

New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed the tallest wall ever found near the ancient site of Burnt City in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province...

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Illegal excavations damage ancient city | The Archaeology News Network

Illegal excavations damage ancient city | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Historical artifacts have been damaged during illegal excavations in the ancient city of Hieropolis Kastabala in the southern Turkish region of Çukurova...

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Chinese archaeologists explore Shanhu Island in South China Sea | The Archaeology News Network

Chinese archaeologists explore Shanhu Island in South China Sea | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Chinese archaeological team has begun exploration of a shipwreck near Shanhu Island in the Xisha archipelago in the disputed South China Sea.
Chinese archaelogists prepare for a underwater exploration of the Shanhu Island 
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Millennium-old Hindu Temple discovered in Bangladesh | The Archaeology News Network

Millennium-old Hindu Temple discovered in Bangladesh | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have discovered a millennium-old Hindu temple in northwestern Bangladesh believed to be established during the Pala dynasty, experts here said on Saturday...

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Saving the Spirit of Shwedagon | The Irrawaddy

Saving the Spirit of Shwedagon | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In 1871, the local Sangha in Rangoon were seeking assistance in restoring the ‘htidaw’, or ornament, that sat at the top of Shwedagon Pagoda’s spire. They refused to approach the British, who had by this time consolidated their hold on Lower Burma, as they did not recognize the legitimacy of the new occupying power. When King Mindon heard the news from his palace in Mandalay, he sent a new diamond-studded htidaw down the Irrawaddy River by steamer, and it has shone from the top of Singuttara Hill ever...

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World Museum Day: Balochistan needs proper museums for its relics, say speakers | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

World Museum Day: Balochistan needs proper museums for its relics, say speakers | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

QUETTA: Balochistan needs properly managed museums to showcase its rich collection of artefacts — drawn from one of South Asia’s most ancient civilisations — which are currently on display in the museums of Karachi and Islamabad, speakers said at a...

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Yellow lotus collection of Hue royal antiquities | VietNamNet

Yellow lotus collection of Hue royal antiquities | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Numerous artifacts that are worship items, weapons, and daily-life instruments of the Nguyen Dynasty are carved with gold lotus motifs. These items are on display at the “Lotus on Antiques” exhibition, at the History Museum of Vietnam...

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The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet

The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A dug-out canoe of the Van Lang culture (over 2,000 years ago) is owned by the former director of the Museum of Quang Ninh Province, Tran Trong Ha...

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Ancient Thai tattoo masters draw foreign fans | The Japan Times

Ancient Thai tattoo masters draw foreign fans | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In a cramped Bangkok room filled with statues of deities and plumes of incense smoke, a master is at work. With expert precision, “ajarn” (master)...

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Ouverture de l'exposition des photos anciennes de la Cité interdite | French China

Ouverture de l'exposition des photos anciennes de la Cité interdite | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cette année est le 90e anniversaire de la fondation du Musée du palais (Cité interdite)...

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Gaojiabu : le vieux village le mieux conservé du Shaanxi | French China

Gaojiabu : le vieux village le mieux conservé du Shaanxi | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Construit durant la dynastie des Ming, l’histoire du village antique de Gaojiabu dans le xian de Shenmu (province du Shaanxi, nord-ouest) remonte à plus de 500 ans...

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Guinness recognizes Gifu woman’s kimono collection as world’s largest | The Japan Times

Guinness recognizes Gifu woman’s kimono collection as world’s largest | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A 68-year-old woman from Gifu Prefecture has been certified by Guinness World Records as having the world’s largest collection of traditional kimono, at 3,045 pieces...

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When Arabia was green: Lush grasslands helped early man make leap out of Africa | The Archaeology News Network

When Arabia was green: Lush grasslands helped early man make leap out of Africa | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A prehistory professor has unearthed evidence that the Arabian Peninsula played a pivotal role in the evolution and migration of our species across the planet, and that the arid desert was once a lush green habitable landscape...

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Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert, under threat from advancing Islamic State | Art Daily

Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert, under threat from advancing Islamic State | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, under threat from advancing Islamic State group jihadists, has withstood the last two thousand years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets...

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Wonders of the Wa: The Vibrant Culture of Burma’s Mysterious Mountain Dwellers | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

Wonders of the Wa: The Vibrant Culture of Burma’s Mysterious Mountain Dwellers | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For a relatively small ethnic group couched in a remote region along Burma’s eastern border, the Wa have a particularly colorful cultural presence, though they rarely have the chance to show off for visitors...

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Ancient Buddhist stupa found at Bhubaneswar | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient Buddhist stupa found at Bhubaneswar | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have stumbled upon a Buddhist stupa atop Aragada, a hill on Bhubaneswar's outskirts, which could date back to as early as the first century...

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Excavations reveal history in southeastern Turkey | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations reveal history in southeastern Turkey | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeological excavations have been ongoing in four different spots in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, which is one of the oldest settlements in the world...

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L’artiste Walid Raad n’est pas le bienvenu dans les émirats | Le Monde

L’artiste Walid Raad n’est pas le bienvenu dans les émirats | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Son groupe, Gulf Labor, a dénoncé les conditions des ouvriers construisant le Louvre et le Guggenheim à Abou Dhabi...

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Nuit des Musées : Guimet réserve une bonne surprise | Le Figaro

Nuit des Musées : Guimet réserve une bonne surprise | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pour la 11e édition de la manifestation, le Musée national des arts asiatiques, à Paris, dévoile ses collections de textiles...

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In search of Rumi: S’porean artist Noor Iskandar’s trip to Iran and Turkey | Today Online

In search of Rumi: S’porean artist Noor Iskandar’s trip to Iran and Turkey | Today Online | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Early this year, young artist Noor Iskandar went in search of Mevlana Rumi, the 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic...

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Daech exécute des dizaines de civils dans son avancée vers la cité antique de Palmyre | The Huffington Post

Daech exécute des dizaines de civils dans son avancée vers la cité antique de Palmyre | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) se sont rapprochés vendredi du joyau archéologique de Palmyre dans le désert syrien, suscitant l'inquiétude de l'Unesco, et ont pris le contrôle de la majeure partie de Ramadi, capitale...

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