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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Opens New Beatles Exhibit as...

CLEVELAND, OH.- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s first redesign in its 15-year history is nearly complete and includes several vibrant new exhibit spaces, state-of-the-art interactive technology and lighting, improved way-finding and hu...

Blackbeard’s Anchor Recovered Off NC Coast

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP).- Archaeologists recovered the first anchor from what's believed to be the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship off the North Carolina coast Friday, a move that might change plans about how to save the rest of the almost 3...

Sotheby’s Sets New Auction Record for American Indian Art with War...

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s set a new record for a piece of American Indian Art at auction when an Oglala Sioux Beaded and Fringed Hide War Shirt which once belonged to the famous and celebrated Sioux Chief, Black Bird sold to an anonymous buyer for ...

Major Pieces from Private Collections of American Indian Art Offered at...

NEW YORK.- Sotheby’s 18 May 2011 sale of American Indian Art in New York will include major pieces from a number of distinguished private collections including The Bruce and Nancy Berman Collection of Navajo Blankets, paintings from the Hascoe Fam...

Major Pieces from Private Collections of American Indian Art Offered at...

NEW YORK.- Sotheby’s 18 May 2011 sale of American Indian Art in New York will include major pieces from a number of distinguished private collections including The Bruce and Nancy Berman Collection of Navajo Blankets, paintings from the Hascoe Fam...

The Cyrus Cylinder, a 6th Century B.C. Clay Tablet Returns to...

LONDON (AP).- A 2,500-year-old Babylonian artifact sometimes described as the world's first human rights charter was returning to the British Museum Monday after a seven-month loan to Iran. Hundreds of thousands of people viewed the Cyrus Cylinder whil...

Russian Businessman Evgeny Yurchenko Buys Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule at Sotheby’s

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s, 50 years after Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel into outer space, the Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule that paved the way for his historic mission sold for $2,882,500 to Evgeny Yurchenko, ch...

Tribal Art Hunter Opens Art Consultancy for Ethnographic and Ancient Art

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.- Tribal Art Hunter announced today the opening of its art consultancy business for nationwide clients. Specializing in ethnographic – also known as tribal or primitive – art, the resident experts will assist clients in p...

King Tutankhamun’s Stolen Dad Found; Egypt Sites to Reopen on Sunday

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt said it will reopen historical sites to tourism on Sunday as it sought to revive a key industry shattered in the turmoil that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Archaeologists were cheered by the recovery of the most important artifact ...

Thai Khon Mask Maker Keeps Disappearing Tradition Alive in the Saphan...

BANGKOK (AP).- Any taxi can take you to one of Bangkok's glitzy new shopping malls, but you'll have to poke around and trod carefully down a crumbling, fetid old alley in a working-class district to find a true artifact of genuine Thai culture. The ne...

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