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Golconda: A threatened bastion - India Today

Golconda: A threatened bastion - India Today | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Golconda: A threatened bastion
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Says state Director of Archaeology V.V. Krishna Sastry: "New legislation and more money is necessary for better conservation.
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No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Tourist Muskan Mahuwakar pictured the Taj Mahal as a dazzling vision of symmetry and beauty but upon reaching the monument, she -- like thousands of o
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French Experts Doubt Practicality of Bayeux Tapestry Loan

French Experts Doubt Practicality of Bayeux Tapestry Loan | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
While news of the loan has been widely reported, conservation experts are concerned the promise just can't be fulfilled because of the state of the artifact.
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Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Last year, the craft store chain agreed to hand over 5,548 antiquities that it had improperly imported.
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Experts give one in the eye to Bayeux Tapestry loan offer

Experts give one in the eye to Bayeux Tapestry loan offer | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Bayeux Tapestry will not be lent to Britain until major conservation problems are overcome, French experts said Thursday as they voiced their oppo
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Discoveries from dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age on remote Greek Island - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Discoveries from dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age on remote Greek Island - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Excavations by the University of Cambridge on the island of Keros, an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades southeast of Naxo has discovered a complex series of monumental structures and technological sophistication previously unknown.
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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.
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'Paint the Eyes Softer' explores the art and science of Roman-Egyptian mummies

'Paint the Eyes Softer' explores the art and science of Roman-Egyptian mummies | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://blockmuseum.northwestern.edu/index.html target= _blank The Block Museum of Art /a and the McCormick School of Engineering at Northw
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Our responsibility to protect cultural heritage in conflict zones

Our responsibility to protect cultural heritage in conflict zones | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
On February 26, 2001, the Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar called for the destruction of all statues and non-Islamic shrines in Afghanistan. “
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A Massive Larry Rivers Mural Is Restored

A Massive Larry Rivers Mural Is Restored | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The 75-foot-long mural now gleams in a Philadelphia station, having undergone its first-ever restoration.
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Ancient Rome’s sinful city at the bottom of the sea

Ancient Rome’s sinful city at the bottom of the sea | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Baia was the Las Vegas of the Roman Empire – the place where the rich and powerful came to carry out their illicit affairs.
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Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered next to major Israeli road

Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered next to major Israeli road | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists find hundreds of hand-axes used by early humans over half a million years ago at Jaljulia, north-east of Tel Aviv
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Just off Israeli highway, Israel Antiquities Authority finds 500,000-year-old site

Just off Israeli highway, Israel Antiquities Authority finds 500,000-year-old site | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Israeli archaeologists announced Sunday they have uncovered a rare site dating back some half a million years -- just next to a modern highway and onl
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Two ancient Egyptian tombs discovered in Qurna, west of Luxor

Two ancient Egyptian tombs discovered in Qurna, west of Luxor | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced on Saturday the discovery of two tombs in the ancient Qurna area west of Luxor. “The discovery was carried out by an Egyptian mission of the Ministry of Antiquities under the supervision of the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri,” said Anani in a speech during the … Continued
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Louvre Abu Dhabi replaces Gulf map that omitted Qatar

Louvre Abu Dhabi replaces Gulf map that omitted Qatar | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Louvre Abu Dhabi said Monday it has replaced a map of the Arabian Peninsula that omitted Qatar, embroiled in a months-long diplomatic dispute with
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New Dossier Shows British Museum Had a Role in Dealings Between BP and Russia

New Dossier Shows British Museum Had a Role in Dealings Between BP and Russia | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Newly public emails show correspondence between the museum, Russia's London embassy, British officials, and BP.
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Costa Rica 'more complete' after recovering 200 artifacts from Venezuela

Costa Rica 'more complete' after recovering 200 artifacts from Venezuela | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Costa Rica said it is more complete after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artifacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Est
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Arrested former CIA agent was security guard at Christie's in Hong Kong

Arrested former CIA agent was security guard at Christie's in Hong Kong | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The former CIA agent arrested in the United States earlier this week on suspicion of helping Chinese spies was a security guard at Christie's in Hong
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4000-year-old Ancient Egyptian Mummy mystery solved - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

4000-year-old Ancient Egyptian Mummy mystery solved - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered that the famous “two brothers” Khnum-Nakht and Nekht-Ankh were actually half-brothers thanks to advanced DNA sequencing.
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A microbiological challenge in the protection of the sandstone Angkor monuments in Cambodia By Ji-Dong Gu + Yoko Katayama | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

A microbiological challenge in the protection of the sandstone Angkor monuments in Cambodia By Ji-Dong Gu + Yoko Katayama | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum launches new podcast

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum launches new podcast | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Today the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum launched its first podcast, “AirSpace.” The museum contains the largest and most
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Ancient mining ops buildings found in Egypt by a US-Egyptian mission in Aswan

Ancient mining ops buildings found in Egypt by a US-Egyptian mission in Aswan | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The ruins of two buildings used to supervise mines in ancient Egypt more than 4,400 years ago have been discovered in the south, the antiquities minis
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Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats

Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Rev. Columba Stewart and his team at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville use digital photography to permanently preserve the treasures for the world to see.
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Spanish architect David Romero recreates lost Frank Lloyd Wright buildings with AutoCAD

Spanish architect David Romero recreates lost Frank Lloyd Wright buildings with AutoCAD | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Spanish architect David Romero simply wanted to expand his 3D modeling skills. A fan of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work since he was an architecture student, he decided to model one of Wright’s buildings: the Rose Pauson house that was finished in 1942 but burned to the ground in 1943. He chose this particular structure because 3D tools serve precisely this purpose—the ability to see something that does not exist.
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Egypt reopens ancient St Catherine library to visitors after renovation - Egypt Independent

Egypt reopens ancient St Catherine library to visitors after renovation - Egypt Independent | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Following a three year restoration period, Egypt reopened earlier this week an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old historical and religious manuscripts at the prominent St Catherine monastery.  ` Established in the sixth century and located in the Mount Horeb area of South Sinai, the library is rich with around 3,300 manuscripts of Christian texts … Continued
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Mali, sul web gli antichi e misteriosi manoscritti di Timbuctù

Trattati di teologia, matematica, filosofia, magia saranno consultabili online. Nel 2012 furono salvati dalla furia distruttrice dei combattenti di Al Qaeda
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