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Conservation at the British Museum, Ceramics, Glass & Metals Section

Conservation at the British Museum, Ceramics, Glass & Metals Section | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Conservators at the British Museum finally in their new 'home'

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Armour reveals Tutankhamun could have been a child warrior | Daily

Armour reveals Tutankhamun could have been a child warrior | Daily | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A University of Northampton scholar looked at the armour buried alongside King Tut and found that he was likely not the feeble and weak ruler he is believed to be.
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Mummy found in Egyptian coffin that was thought to be empty

Mummy found in Egyptian coffin that was thought to be empty | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The ancient sarcophagus had been sitting in a Sydney museum for more than 150 years, scientists say.
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Archeologia, credevano fosse vuoto: dentro il sarcofago una sacerdotessa egizia del 600 a.C.

Archeologia, credevano fosse vuoto: dentro il sarcofago una sacerdotessa egizia del 600 a.C. | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Intorno al 1860 i fondatori del Nicholson Museum di Sydney portarono con s� in Australia quattro sarcofagi egizi da studiare e
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Hidden Medical Text Read for the First Time in a Thousand Years

Hidden Medical Text Read for the First Time in a Thousand Years | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
With X-ray imaging at SLAC’s synchrotron, scientists uncovered a 6th century translation of a book by the Greek-Roman doctor Galen. The words had been scraped off the parchment manuscript and written over with hymns in the 11th century.
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Australia urged to sign up and help save the world's cultural heritage

Australia urged to sign up and help save the world's cultural heritage | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The antiquities dated back up to 9000 years, but it took just two days for the marauders to steal them.
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Exploring another Leonardo mystery, Worcester Art Museum presents exhibition and new research on Italian panel paintings

Exploring another Leonardo mystery, Worcester Art Museum presents exhibition and new research on Italian panel paintings | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.worcesterart.org target= _blank The Worcester Art Museum /a is presenting an exhibition revealing the hand of Leonardo da Vinci
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Mona Lisa could hit the road on French tour, says culture minister | Art and design | The Guardian

Mona Lisa could hit the road on French tour, says culture minister | Art and design | The Guardian | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Travelling exhibition aims to reduce ‘cultural segregation’, says Francoise Nyssen
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US Supreme Court rejects seizure of Iran artefacts from Chicago museum

US Supreme Court rejects seizure of Iran artefacts from Chicago museum | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a claim by US citizens wounded in a suicide bombing in Israel in 1997, who were demanding the seizure of Ir
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Earlham College gets funding to help preserve Egyptian mummy | News | heraldcourier.com

Earlham College gets funding to help preserve Egyptian mummy | News | heraldcourier.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Earlham College gets funding to help preserve Egyptian mummy

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Unprecedented study of Picasso's bronzes uncovers new details

Unprecedented study of Picasso's bronzes uncovers new details | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Musée national Picasso-Paris and the a href= http://www.northwestern.edu target= _blank Northwestern University /a /Art Institute of Chicago Center
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Scientific approaches to textile conservation - IIC-ITCC Training Workshop 

Scientific approaches to textile conservation - IIC-ITCC Training Workshop  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Browse News in Conservation | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

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Great East Window at York Minster finally restored

Great East Window at York Minster finally restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The 600-year-old window is the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the country.
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Future of B.C.'s largest dinosaur fossil collection in jeopardy as funding disagreement closes museum | CBC News

Future of B.C.'s largest dinosaur fossil collection in jeopardy as funding disagreement closes museum | CBC News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
A museum in northeastern B.C. that houses the province's largest collection of dinosaur fossils has closed and its future is in question after failing to receive funding needed to stay operational.
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Capitalising on cultural heritage i... - Information Centre - Research & Innovation - European Commission

Capitalising on cultural heritage i... - Information Centre - Research & Innovation - European Commission | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The EU-funded ROCK project is developing new regeneration approaches for historic city centres by capitalising on their cultural heritage. This should create growth and jobs, and improve quality of life.
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Chatsworth opens following £33m restoration

Chatsworth opens following £33m restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
With its gold leaf and pale yellow stonework glinting in the spring sunshine, a href= http://www.chatsworth.org target= _blank Chatsworth /a reope
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A symbolic struggle over ancient manuscripts - Gospel truths

A symbolic struggle over ancient manuscripts - Gospel truths | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
THE pages crackle, specks of parchment falling to the ground like snowflakes. Wrapped in a white shawl, the book open on his knees on an embroidered velvet cloth, Father Teklehaimanot turns the sheets fastidiously lest the leather ligature tear them. Inside the text is dull and faded.
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Digital innovation can enhance cultural heritage, hears conference   –

Digital innovation can enhance cultural heritage, hears conference   – | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Digitalisation has a role to play in the conservation and promotion of modern-day cultural heritage but should enhance real-life experiences, rather than replace them, experts say. The Innovation a…
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Modigliani portrait comes to light beneath artist's later picture | Art and design | The Guardian

Modigliani portrait comes to light beneath artist's later picture | Art and design | The Guardian | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Tate’s x-ray tests find concealed portrait of artist’s partner Beatrice Hastings under one of his masterpieces
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Lost luggage: Degas painting stolen nine years ago is found on bus | Art and design | The Guardian

Lost luggage: Degas painting stolen nine years ago is found on bus | Art and design | The Guardian | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
1877 painting Les Choristes was stolen nine years ago from a museum in Marseille
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Theft of Terracotta Warrior Thumb Provokes Fierce Response from China

Theft of Terracotta Warrior Thumb Provokes Fierce Response from China | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An unnamed Chinese official wants the perpetrator to be punished — and says the museum should pay for failing to protect priceless artifacts.
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New chapter: A landmark move for Greece's national library

New chapter: A landmark move for Greece's national library | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Wearing masks and gloves, specialised staff gingerly place their treasured cargo inside wheeled, shock-absorbing boxes for a historic trip to the othe
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Getty Museum collaborates on seismic mitigation research project

Getty Museum collaborates on seismic mitigation research project | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.getty.edu target= _blank The J. Paul Getty Museum /a , the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, and the National Technical U
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Voices from the Deep - Conserving the SS Gairsoppa's memories By Barbara Borghese 

Voices from the Deep - Conserving the SS Gairsoppa's memories By Barbara Borghese  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings

New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.
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