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Ancient Roman statues emerge from British ambassador's garden in Rome

A collection of 350 ancient Roman statues and marble friezes are rediscovered after three-year restoration of overgrown garden belonging to the British ambassador’s residence.

For decades they were hidden beneath a jungle of overgrown vegetation, coated in lichen and moss, but now hundreds of delicate Roman statues and other marble artefacts have emerged from a painstaking restoration of the garden of the British ambassador’s residence in Rome. 19 more words

Archaeology

Matryoshka Meditation or Can You Trip Like I do?

Drug free. Unless you count the ibuprofen I took last night for the ache in my shoulders. I’ve had mild insomnia lately. I just wake up at 3am then 5am then again before my alarm. 654 more words

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Aesthetic LiDAR Art in "REBIRTH"

Director Patryk Kizny shows us – once more – aesthetically pleasing visuals in his latest short “REBIRTH“. Already known for turning high-dynamic range (HDR) imagery captured in historic buildings into a stunning piece of art with his earlier short film “ 107 more words

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Three Women in Time: poetry and science in March 2015

In March 2015, an event in Bradford will explore the stories of humanity from its earliest days through to the turbulent middle years of the 20th Century, using poetry and spoken word performance to tell stories of three women whose paths met on Mount Carmel in 1932. 78 more words

Archaeology

Helen Lanigan Wood

Helen Lanigan Wood is the commissioned researcher for a selection of objects in our Fermanagh 100 including the White Island Figures, a grave stone from Kilcoo… 255 more words

Fermanagh

Call4Internship @ VHlab

Carissimi Utenti,
in attesa dell’uscita della nuova CALL della Scuola di Archeologia Virtuale, se siete curiosi di scoprire come si allestisce un Museo Virtuale, in tutte le sue varie fase, dalla pianificazione all’impatto sui visitatori, per il 2015 è stata organizzata una Call4Internship – Interactive Exhbitions: a knowhow programme, presso l’Area di Ricerca di Roma 1 del CNR ITABC, sede di Montelibretti. 181 more words

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ANCIENT PHARAOH STATUE RISES AGAIN IN EGYPT

A massive statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was toppled in an earthquake some 3,000 years ago.

The 50-ton, 13-meter (42-foot) statue was unveiled on Sunday at the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt, restored to its former grandeur due to the hard work of Egyptian and German archaeologists. 250 more words

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