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Conserving a Second World War Bomb Map of Norwich by Yuki Russell

Conserving a Second World War Bomb Map of Norwich by Yuki Russell | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Article from the digital edition of News in Conservation, Issue 41, June 2014

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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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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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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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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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