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Staffordshire Hoard conservation programme shortlisted for international award

Staffordshire Hoard conservation programme shortlisted for international award | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Hoard is competing against conservation projects in Canada and the USA for the award
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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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Toledo Museum of Art explores issues surrounding the display of Egyptian mummies in special exhibition

Toledo Museum of Art explores issues surrounding the display of Egyptian mummies in special exhibition | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Early next year, the Toledo Museum of Art is presenting a rare opportunity to experience the three Egyptian mummies in its collection and consider som
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Icom unveils Yemen red list at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts

Icom unveils Yemen red list at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Yemen’s cultural heritage is at serious risk as war and famine ravage the country
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A truck driver inexplicably plowed over a 2,000-year-old site in Peru, damaging the designs

A truck driver inexplicably plowed over a 2,000-year-old site in Peru, damaging the designs | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Peruvian authorities said the driver did substantial damage to the Nazca lines, a stunning collection of giant geoglyphs south of Lima.
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Thieves steal hundreds of priceless artefacts from Canterbury charity

Thieves steal hundreds of priceless artefacts from Canterbury charity | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Anglo-Saxon beads among treasures taken following series of break-ins at archaeological trust
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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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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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London museum to replace 300-year-old collection of male portraits with women

London museum to replace 300-year-old collection of male portraits with women | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Foundling Museum launches £20,000 crowdfunding campaign for show that marks centenary of women’s right to vote in the UK
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Vatican's Sistine Chapel to get annual check-up

Vatican's Sistine Chapel to get annual check-up | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
For a month each year, when tourists are gone and the sun goes down, a team of specialists goes to work inside the Sistine Chapel to preserve its beauty.
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Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought
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Spento nella notte l'incendio alla Sacra di San Michele, l'abbazia che ispirò "Il nome della rosa" è salva

Spento nella notte l'incendio alla Sacra di San Michele, l'abbazia che ispirò "Il nome della rosa" è salva | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Un corto circuito l'ipotesi principale. Il rettore: "Ero pronto a morire per salvarla". Chiamparino: "Pronti i soldi per far fronte ai
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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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