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University of Leicester experts have tried to recreate two Tudor monuments using a mixture of humanities research and scientific technology.
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.
New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses.
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.
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.
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.
A new facility opening later this year at the Diamond synchrotron is set to revolutionize world heritage science.
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.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.