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Relics from Admiral Byrd’s Ship the City of New York to...

DALLAS, TX.- The wheel, binnacle (compass) and bell from the ship the City of New York, famously used in Admiral Byrd's 1929 exploration of Antarctica, and infamously a ship that failed to aid the imperiled Titanic, will be offered for the first time a...

Blondes and Brunettes in Film Examined in Exhibition at Cinémathèque Française

PARIS.- Punctuated by many screening of film excerpts, Brune/Blonde focuses on film and its mythical actresses: blondes and brunettes, not to mention redheads, short and long hair, veiled or sensual. It looks at the film industry and its filmmakers see...

Christie’s to Sell Relics of Robert Falcon Scott’s Ill-Fated Antarctic Expedition

LONDON (AP).- Skis, photos, scientific instruments and other relics from Capt. Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole are going under the hammer this week at Christie's auction house. The items, which belonged to a Canadian member...

Hundreds of Looted Artifacts from Museums Returned to Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP).-Hundreds of Iraqi artifacts looted from museums and archaeological sites across the country — including a 4,400-year-old statue of an ancient king stolen during the U.S.-led invasion — have been returned to Iraq and were display...

Hundreds of Looted Artifacts from Museums Returned to Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP).-Hundreds of Iraqi artifacts looted from museums and archaeological sites across the country — including a 4,400-year-old statue of an ancient king stolen during the U.S.-led invasion — have been returned to Iraq and were display...

Hundreds of Looted Artifacts Returned to Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP).-Hundreds of Iraqi artifacts looted from museums and archaeological sites across the country — including a 4,400-year-old statue of an ancient king stolen during the U.S.-led invasion — have been returned to Iraq and were display...

Tut-Tut: Security Problems Seen in Most of Egypt’s Museums

CAIRO (AP).- The Egyptian Museum houses some of the world's prized antiquities, including the gold mask of King Tut that draws millions of tourists a year. But it also has an outdated video surveillance system that doesn't work around the clock and gua...

Tut-Tut: Security Problems Seen in Most of Egypt’s Museums

CAIRO (AP).- The Egyptian Museum houses some of the world's prized antiquities, including the gold mask of King Tut that draws millions of tourists a year. But it also has an outdated video surveillance system that doesn't work around the clock and gua...

Relics from Captain Scott’s Fatal Last Epedition to Be Offered at...

LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer at auction the Charles Seymour Wright collection of relics from Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913. Sir Charles Seymour Wright (1887-1975) was the last surviving member of Scot...

Relics from Captain Scott’s Fatal Last Epedition to Be Offered at...

LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer at auction the Charles Seymour Wright collection of relics from Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913. Sir Charles Seymour Wright (1887-1975) was the last surviving member of Scot...

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