Tag: Heritage

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Peru's abundant ruins feel the squeeze of urbanization

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From her small home near two golf courses and three slums, Gianina Rojas gazes up at a crumbling adobe pyramid, remnants of the vast Inca empire …

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Australia backs return of Parthenon Marbles

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The premier of the state of Victoria in Australia has thrown his weight behind Greek calls for the return to Greece of the Parthenon Marbles from …

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Priceless Byzantine mosaic found under mosque in Turkey

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A 100-square-meter mosaic, which has been preserved in excellent condition, was discovered on the floor of the historic church of Panagia Chrysokefalou, in Ortahisar of Trabzon. …

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Preserving rock art at the touch of a button

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Rock art – also known as cups and rings – is under threat. Made by our Neolithic and Early Bronze Age ancestors between 6,000 and 3,800 …

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Antiquities looted during Nazi occupation of Greece to be repatriated from Austria

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Twenty six antiquities that were illegally taken out of Greece in the period of Nazi occupation will be repatriated on Monday. Credit: ANA-MPA The repatriation event …

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Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burial

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The 40,000-year-old remains of an Aboriginal man that prompted a drastic rewrite of Australian history were returned to his ancestral homeland on Friday after four decades …

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Panama's pre-Hispanic golden artifacts stored out of sight

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Nine years ago, a trove of intricate gold artifacts were uncovered at a little-known archaeological site in Panama. The treasures dating from over 1,000 years ago …