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Princesses’ exhibition extended | Αρχαιολογία Online

Princesses’ exhibition extended | Αρχαιολογία Online | ArchaeoEvents | Scoop.it
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24 examples of ‘princesses’ from Greece, Cyprus, Southern Italy, and Etruria from 1,000 to 500 BC, and over 500 artefacts till May 8 at the Cycladic Art Museum, Athens.

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“Does it really exist?” Greek-Turkish friendship | Αρχαιολογία Online

“Does it really exist?” Greek-Turkish friendship | Αρχαιολογία Online | ArchaeoEvents | Scoop.it
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How the intention of friendship is expressed across history and it changes the fortunes of two peoples whose fate brought them against each other.

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MES AYNAK, Afghanistan moves to salvage ancient Buddhist city

MES AYNAK,  Afghanistan moves to salvage ancient Buddhist city | ArchaeoEvents | Scoop.it

It had the potential to be another Afghanistan Buddha disaster, recalling the Taliban’s destruction of two ancient statues that had stood for centuries in this country’s west: A buried Buddhist city lost to time was about to be obliterated by what promised to be one of the largest copper mines in the world.

 

Now, however, thanks to delays in construction of the massive mine and a hefty influx of cash from the World Bank, the 1.5-square-mile Mes Aynak complex is an archaeological triumph – though bittersweet.


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/12/3281580/afghanistan-moves-to-salvage-ancient.html#storylink=cpy

 


Via David Connolly
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