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July 20, 2019

"The Silk Road is likely to emerge as the most ambitious and expansive international cooperation program for heritage preservation ever undertaken"

For thousands of years, extensive trade networks crisscrossed the great expanse of Eurasia between ancient Chinese empires...

April 6, 2019

Advances in technology often are viewed as signs of the future, but researchers exploring the past increasingly adapt modern technology in their efforts. Radio

February 8, 2019

“an incredibly detailed 3-D map of the connected islands” Two of the Inner Hebrides islands off of Scotland’s western coast were recently subjected to a detail

January 30, 2019

“Because her family is one of the oldest in Iraq, her sense of history was very keen." One of the earliest effects of the Iraq War on its cultural heritage – i

October 25, 2018

Titanic, RMS Titanic, Titanic II, Titanic 2, historic ship, shipwreck, historic shipwreck, Blue Star Line, cultural heritage, international heritage

October 23, 2018

 "The Dead Sea forgeries could be part of the most significant sham in Biblical archaeology..."

UPDATE: The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC announced that five of its "most valuable artifacts...are fake and will not be displayed anymore." Those artifacts were thou...

October 20, 2018

Celebrate International Archaeology Day on October 20, 2018!

Since 1998, Earth Science Week has brought together people from around the globe in celebration of scientific research and its benefits for humanity. This year, the theme is “Earth as Inspiration,” focusing in...

October 18, 2018

UPDATE: Three hedge funds have joined together to purchase a collection of artifacts from the RMS Titanic, beating out a consortium of museums that could not quite match the hedge funds' bid.


The Titanic's Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here's What's for Sale.


June 20, 2018

"The antiquities were 'made in and belong to Greece'" - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

The Parthenon marbles—once (and still) known (by some) as the Elgin marbles, have been part of the collections of the British Museum since the mid-19th century. Britain’s Lord Elgi...

June 6, 2018

“An Incredibly Detailed Map of Medieval Trade Routes”

For thousands of years, extensive trade networks crisscrossed the great expanse of Eurasia between ancient Chinese empires and the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean. Known by historians as the Silk Road, th...

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