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Lost Tudor Sculptures Reassembled Using 3D Scanning
2013-09-06 12:55:37

University of Leicester experts have tried to recreate two Tudor monuments using a mixture of humanities research and scientific technology.

Legend Of The Aztec Crystal Skulls Debunked By Science
2013-03-08 09:29:22

Once upon a time, there were 13 crystal skulls. Well, no, actually there are dozens of them, in private collections and museums. The largest and most well-known are housed in prominent museums around the world.

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

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2012-05-06 07:38:34

By taking a second look at a 400-plus year old map, researchers at London's British Museum have reportedly discovered new clue as to the whereabouts of the Lost Colony.

2009-08-27 12:51:00

PANTELLERIA, Italy, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chora Council, which supports the intangibles that foster creativity, is proud to announce the winner of the first Chora Prize.

2009-06-19 11:01:00

SWANSEA, Wales, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- David Gill, archaeologist, considers the opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece. The New Acropolis Museum will open in Athens on Saturday June 20, 2009.

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2009-02-16 08:28:56

A new facility opening later this year at the Diamond synchrotron is set to revolutionize world heritage science.

2008-10-03 15:00:22

An 18-carat gold sculpture depicting fashion model Kate Moss in a yoga pose has been installed at the British Museum as part of its "Statuephilia" exhibition.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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