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A Crusader Town Emerges Under an Old Israeli Port, Workers Prepare...

ACRE, ISRAEL (AP).- Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in a country full of them: the walled port of Acre, where the busy alleys of an Ottoman-era town cover a uniquely intact Crusader city now ...

A Crusader Town Emerges Under an Old Israeli Port, Workers Prepare...

ACRE, ISRAEL (AP).- Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in a country full of them: the walled port of Acre, where the busy alleys of an Ottoman-era town cover a uniquely intact Crusader city now ...

Rijksmuseum Acquires a Terracotta Sculpture by Tommaso Porlezza della Porta

AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has acquired a terracotta sculpture by the Italian master Tommaso Porlezza della Porta. The 22.5 cm sculpture depicts the Old Testament prophet Balaam and was produced sometime between 1575 and 1578. One of the most beautifu...

Rijksmuseum Acquires a Terracotta Sculpture by the Italian Master Tommaso Porlezza...

AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has acquired a terracotta sculpture by the Italian master Tommaso Porlezza della Porta. The 22.5 cm sculpture depicts the Old Testament prophet Balaam and was produced sometime between 1575 and 1578. One of the most beautifu...

128 Years After Construction, Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Finally Becomes a Church

BARCELONA (REUTERS).- For decades tourists have visited the twisting spires of Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia church, but 128 years after construction began Catholic faithful will worship there for the first time on Sunday. Pope Benedict XVI will c...

Italian Capital of Rome Grapples with Endless Vandalism

ROME (AP).- They knock the noses off statues in a park that was a favorite haunt of poet John Keats and throw dye into the iconic Trevi Fountain. Vandals are increasingly on the prowl in the Eternal City — and now Italian authorities are fighting ...

Italian Capital of Rome Grapples with Endless Vandalism

ROME (AP).- They knock the noses off statues in a park that was a favorite haunt of poet John Keats and throw dye into the iconic Trevi Fountain. Vandals are increasingly on the prowl in the Eternal City — and now Italian authorities are fighting ...

Archaeology & History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Opens...

PARIS.- This Louvre exhibition invites visitors on a journey into the heart of Arabia, accompanied by a photographic exploration of the region’s sumptuous landscapes. It is conceived as a series of waypoints along the r...

Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Opens at...

PARIS.- This exhibition invites visitors on a journey into the heart of Arabia, accompanied by a photographic exploration of the region’s sumptuous landscapes. It is conceived as a series of waypoints along the roads or trails criss-crossing the p...

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