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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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Murillo masterpiece returns to the Walker Art Gallery following revealing conservation work

Murillo masterpiece returns to the Walker Art Gallery following revealing conservation work | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/murillo target= _blank The Walker Art Gallery /a has welcomed back Virgin and Child in Glory (1673), an
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Egitto, scoperte a Luxor due tombe di 3500 anni fa

Egitto, scoperte a Luxor due tombe di 3500 anni fa | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Due nuove tombe egizie sono state scoperte a Luxor, risalgono a 3500 anni fa. Erano state individuate nel 1990 da una archeologa tedesca
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Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Rock engravings located in Western Venezuela - including some of the largest recorded anywhere in the world - have been mapped in unprecedented detail by UCL researchers.
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Could ancient bones suggest Santa was real? - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Could ancient bones suggest Santa was real? - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Was St Nicholas, the fourth century saint who inspired the iconography of Santa Claus, a legend or was he a real person?
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Save Venice Inc. restores Titian's Madonna di Ca' Pesaro

Save Venice Inc. restores Titian's Madonna di Ca' Pesaro | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Titian’s famed Madonna di Ca' Pesaro can once again be admired by visitors to the church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice following a
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Hadrian’s Wall and Great Wall of China to sign unique agreement as Minister launches new heritage strategy - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Hadrian’s Wall and Great Wall of China to sign unique agreement as Minister launches new heritage strategy - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Hadrian’s Wall and The Great Wall of China will sign a unique collaboration agreement to increase the historical and cultural understanding of the two sites, Heritage Minister John Glen announced today as he set out his priorities for heritage.
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First-of-its-kind mummy study reveals clues to girl's story

First-of-its-kind mummy study reveals clues to girl's story | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Who is she, this little mummy girl? a href= http://www.northwestern.edu target= _blank Northwestern University /a scientists and students are work
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Possible evidence of Julius Caesar's United Kingdom invasion site unearthed

Possible evidence of Julius Caesar's United Kingdom invasion site unearthed | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain, the University of Leicester announced T
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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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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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Reggia Caserta, crolla parte di un soffitto nella "Stanza delle dame"

Reggia Caserta, crolla parte di un soffitto nella "Stanza delle dame" | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
E’ accaduto in un momento in cui non c’erano persone:  non ci sono  feriti. Chiusa la sala. Felicori: "Cedimenti non di natura
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Science and art come together at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery

Science and art come together at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The only existing sixth- and seventh-century Chinese lacquer Buddha sculptures have come together for the first time in an exhibition at the a href=
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More than 1,000 ancient sealings discovered - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

More than 1,000 ancient sealings discovered - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Classical scholars from the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" of the University of Münster discovered a large number of sealings in south-east Turkey.
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Leonardo Da Vinci sold for $450 million is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi: Official

Leonardo Da Vinci sold for $450 million is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi: Official | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Salvator Mundi, a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for
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Murillo masterpiece returns to the Walker Art Gallery following revealing conservation work

Murillo masterpiece returns to the Walker Art Gallery following revealing conservation work | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
a href= http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/murillo target= _blank The Walker Art Gallery /a has welcomed back Virgin and Child in Glory (1673), an
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Scanning technology from Australia to help solve Dutch shipwreck mysteries - The Lead SA

Scanning technology from Australia to help solve Dutch shipwreck mysteries - The Lead SA | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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British Museum and Google Arts and Culture unveil project on ancient Maya

British Museum and Google Arts and Culture unveil project on ancient Maya | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Today sees the launch of the British Museum’s collaboration with Google Arts and Culture to digitise and share the ancient Maya collection of Alf
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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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