Tag: Heritage

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Coastal erosion threatens archaeological sites along Greenland's fjords

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Hundreds of archaeology sites lie along the shores of Greenland’s fjords and coasts, revealing the entirety of the country’s ancestral cultures from as many as four …

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Frescoes, mosaics in Hagia Sophia of Trabzon to see the light again

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Turkish authorities have given the green light for the renovation of Hagia Sophia in the Black Sea province of Trabzon (Greek Trapezounta), including the uncovering of …

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Peru recovers 79 pre-Hispanic textiles from Sweden

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Peru has recovered 79 pre-Hispanic textiles that have been illegally located in Sweden since 1935, the ministry of culture said. Textiles belonging to the pre-Inca Paracas …

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Save Venice Inc. restores Titian's Madonna di Ca' Pesaro

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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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Cambodia gets back looted Angkor jewellery from Britain

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Cambodia on Saturday welcomed home a set of 10 Angkorian-era gold jewellery pieces which were stolen from the country decades ago, according to a statement from …

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Sea level rise predicted to threaten more than 13,000 archaeological sites in southeastern US

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Sea-level rise may impact vast numbers of archaeological and historic sites, cemeteries, and landscapes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the southeastern United States, according …

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Famed Libyan ruins rely on locals for support

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The limestone and marble ruins of Leptis Magna on Libya’s coast could be a hive of activity and a top tourist destination, but conflict has left …