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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 28, 2019

“highlights the beauty and peculiarity of the world” Images from botanical collections, medical museums, historical archives, art museums. Selections from the

February 12, 2019

“designed to immerse visitors in a typical ‘house party, circa 1905.” The Gilded Age in the United States generally referred to the post-Civil War period from

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

December 23, 2018

Gilded Age mansions along the Hudson River also celebrate with extravagant decorations - above photo of Mills Mansion, Staatsburgh State Historic Site, New Yor

August 18, 2018

"Ottoman silks and tiles, Mameluke carpets, Persian illuminated manuscripts, Syrian metalwork..., and Moorish ceramics adorned with Florentine family crests."

Before Italy was Italy, the Medici reined as perhaps the most important banking family and political dynasty du...

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 1, 2018

"Egyptian officials had claimed in 2015 that there was a "90 percent" chance that something was behind the walls of Tutankhamen's tomb."

Few archaeological discoveries have sparked such immense public interest as that of King Tut’s tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter. Born 18...

January 9, 2018

In recent years, heritage tourism has received a big boost from the popularity of historical dramas on television; shows such as Downton Abbey, set at Highclere Castle in England, and Outlander, which utilizes to great effect historic sites across Scotland, h...

September 28, 2017

“Middle Eastern-themed Manna [restaurant] is already booked weeks in advance”

Hobby Lobby is a national chain of stores dedicated to arts and crafts supplies. David Green opened the first store in 1972 in Oklahoma and eventually expanded the chain nationwide; by 2015, H...

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