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Egyptian Archaeologists to Restore Ancient Boat Found Near Pyramid of Giza

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Egypt's top antiquities official said Thursday. The boat is one of two buried next to the p...

Egypt to Restore Ancient Boat Found Near Pyramid

CAIRO (AP).- Archaeologists have begun excavating a 4,500-year-old wooden boat found next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Egypt's top antiquities official said Thursday. The boat is one of two buried next to the p...

St Paul’s Completes £40 Million Restoration Project and Celebrates 300th Anniversary

LONDON.- In June 2011, one of the largest and most impressive restoration projects ever undertaken in the UK is formally completed. The St Paul’s Cathedral programme of cleaning and repair has cost £40m, taken 15 years, and is the first time in i...

Portland Museum of Art Receives Exhibition Funding from the Henry Luce...

PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art has been awarded two grants totaling $285,000 to support the Winslow Homer Studio Campaign from the Henry Luce Foundation. The grant of $200,000 is in support of the Museum’s September 2012 exhibition and ...

Historic, Three-Year Preservation Project Restores The Landmark Façade of the Library

NEW YORK, NY.- The New York Public Library has just completed a three-year, $50 million restoration and preservation of the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on 42nd Street, which has stood as an impressive symbol of opportunity and access for th...

Historic, Three-Year Preservation Project Restores The Landmark Façade of the Library...

NEW YORK, NY.- The New York Public Library has just completed a three-year, $50 million restoration and preservation of the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on 42nd Street, which has stood as an impressive symbol of opportunity and access for th...

Statues Devastated in World War II Go on Show at the...

BERLIN (AP).- The ancient gods and fantastical creatures going on show in Berlin this week have made an unlikely comeback from near-destruction. Unearthed in present-day Syria a century ago, the 3,000-year-old basalt statues and stone reliefs in the e...

Twenty Human Skeletons and Fragments of Colonial Ceramic Found by INAH...

MEXICO CITY.- Nearly 20 human skeletons and fragments of Colonial ceramic were found in a 16th century cemetery by archaeologists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in the back of Casa de Cortes, in La Antigua, Veracruz. Excav...

Twenty Human Skeletons and Fragments of Colonial Ceramic Found by INAH...

MEXICO CITY.- Nearly 20 human skeletons and fragments of Colonial ceramic were found in a 16th century cemetery by archaeologists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in the back of Casa de Cortes, in La Antigua, Veracruz. Excav...

Kunsthaus Zürich Embarks on Ambitious Restoration Project on the Work of...

ZURICH.- In 2006, after decades languishing in external warehouses, the vast majority of Alberto Giacometti’s plasters were relocated to Zurich. Technical and art-historical evaluation of the fragile works can now begin, an expensive and labour-in...

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