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Major new exhibition reveals new discoveries about ancient lives in Egypt and Sudan

Major new exhibition reveals new discoveries about ancient lives in Egypt and Sudan | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.britishmuseum.org target= _blank The British Museum /a has always sought new ways to explore its collection, using the latest s
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A new exhibition at the British Museum will showcase recent research on ancient Egyptian and Sudanese ‘mummies’, with state-of-the-art technology enabling visitors to virtually explore inside mummy cases and examine the bodies underneath the wrappings

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The Library of Congress Acquires and Digitizes a Rare Mesoamerican Codex

The Library of Congress Acquires and Digitizes a Rare Mesoamerican Codex | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress has acquired and digitized the 16th-century Codex Quetzalecatzin, a rare Mesoamerican record of early European contact.
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Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn

Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Two experts say a significant number of fragments bought in multimillion-dollar trade are suspected fakes
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Casa Vicens. La Barcellona dell'autunno caldo riparte dal gioiello "segreto" di Gaudí

Casa Vicens. La Barcellona dell'autunno caldo riparte dal gioiello "segreto" di Gaudí | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Dopo lungo restauro, e con un paio di mesi di ritardo rispetto al previsto, complici i fatti di cronaca, apre al pubblico l'edificio meno noto tra che il
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Fire damages Peruvian archaeological site

Fire damages Peruvian archaeological site | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A fire in northern Peru damaged much of an archaeological site, including a mural more than 4,000 years old, officials at the site said.
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Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City's Ottoman Heritage | GreekReporter.com

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City's Ottoman Heritage | GreekReporter.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Speaking to Turkish News Agency Anadolu, Yiannis Boutaris said that "You cannot build the future without knowing your past."
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Jerry Saltz: Christie’s Says This Painting Is by Leonardo. I Really Doubt It.

Jerry Saltz: Christie’s Says This Painting Is by Leonardo. I Really Doubt It. | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
One look at this painting tells me it’s a sham.
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700k revival for Fannie Bay Gaol

700k revival for Fannie Bay Gaol | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
THE Fannie Bay Gaol site will undergo a major restoration process to lift it out of its current state of disrepair.
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'As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids': how Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling

'As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids': how Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Irreplaceable cultural resources in New Mexico are among those areas targeted for expedited drilling – and conservationists say it’s ‘like losing pages and chapters of that history book’
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German archaeology in Egypt unleashes "The Ibis Apocalypse"

German archaeology in Egypt unleashes "The Ibis Apocalypse" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Neues Museum display - Berlin   ‘Come to Berlin,’ the German informant wrote. ‘When?’ ‘Tomorrow. Meet me at Berli
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This 400-year-old painting being restored is the most satisfying thing you’ll see today

This 400-year-old painting being restored is the most satisfying thing you’ll see today | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The transformation is incredible.
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25 Million Images From 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized & Put Online In One Huge Scholarly Archive

25 Million Images From 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized & Put Online In One Huge Scholarly Archive | News in Conservation | Scoop.it


Digital art archives, says Thomas Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute, are “Sleeping Beauties, and they are waiting to be discovered and kissed.” It’s an odd metaphor, especially since the archive to which Gaehtgens refers currently contains photographic treasures like that of Medieval Christian art from the Netherlands Institute for Art History.
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Friends of Florence completes major restoration of Renaissance frescoes at Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata

Friends of Florence completes major restoration of Renaissance frescoes at Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.friendsofflorence.org target= _blank Friends of Florence /a and its partners celebrate the completion of a four-year restoratio
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#ScanPyramids – space technology to reveal the secret of Egyptian Pyramids 

#ScanPyramids – space technology to reveal the secret of Egyptian Pyramids  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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World's only particle accelerator dedicated to art revs up at the Louvre in Paris

World's only particle accelerator dedicated to art revs up at the Louvre in Paris | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The world's only particle accelerator dedicated to art was switched on at the Louvre in Paris Thursday to help experts analyse ancient and precious wo
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Casa Vicens becomes a museum | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Casa Vicens becomes a museum | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Learn about Our Past: New Publication on Preserving Cultural Artefacts Using Ionizing Radiation

Learn about Our Past: New Publication on Preserving Cultural Artefacts Using Ionizing Radiation | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Ramses II mummy from Egypt, iconostases at Orthodox churches from Romania and ancient bronze statues from Croatia are the sort of cultural artefacts restored with the help of radiation technology.
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500-year-old Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450M at auction

500-year-old Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450M at auction | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Six years ago, art collector Robert Simon made a discovery that rocked the art world
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Heritage Restoration Awards For Three Singapore Buildings –

Heritage Restoration Awards For Three Singapore Buildings – | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
These winners of Singapore's heritage conservation awards not only brought old stuctures back to life but also helped preserve history and communal ties.
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Transforming Pingyao's historic courtyard homes

Transforming Pingyao's historic courtyard homes | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A trip to the ancient city of Pingyao feels like a walk through a time capsule.
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See the triumphant restoration of Roman London's Mithraeum

See the triumphant restoration of Roman London's Mithraeum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
After a rude awakening in 1952, and a rather desultory open-air display for the past five decades, the Temple of Mithras has been magnificently restored and returned to its original home.
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Zahi Hawass criticises pyramid void 'discovery'

Zahi Hawass criticises pyramid void 'discovery' | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An Egyptian archaeologist overseeing a project to scan a pyramid for voids on Saturday criticised the announcement of a discovery of a passenger plane
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Watch an Oil Painting Instantly Lose 200 Years of Grimy Varnish

Watch an Oil Painting Instantly Lose 200 Years of Grimy Varnish | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
What you’re seeing is a valuable painting being partially dissolved on purpose.
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Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Workmen on Perth & Kinross Council's £35 million A9/A85 project recently uncovered a large carved stone whilst excavating part of the site.
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Ostia Antica, dopo il restauro il decumano torna all'antico splendore (VIDEO - FOTO)

Ostia Antica, dopo il restauro il decumano torna all'antico splendore (VIDEO - FOTO) | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Ripristinati i 187 ambienti posti sul lato sinistro della via che attraversava l'intera città da Porta Romana e che rappresentava "il cuore
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Italian Air Force Museum Unveils Reggiane Re. 2002

Italian Air Force Museum Unveils Reggiane Re. 2002 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Photo by Museo Storico Aeronautica Militare
A Regianne Re. 2002 was unveiled during a ceremony held at the Italian Air Force Museum, at Vigna de Valle, near
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