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Will ISIS destroy the ancient Roman city of Palmyra?

With ISIS extremists within two kilometers of Palmyra, Syria, there are well-founded fears the remains of this great 1st-2nd-century AD Roman city and UNESCO World Heritage Site could be destroyed, just as sites in neighboring “Iraq recently used heavy equipment and explosives to destroy antiquities at the Mosul Museum and the sites of Nineveh, Hatra and Nimrud,” according the  748 more words

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Watch the installation of a group of Apulian vases

Another marvelous vid from the Getty, for their new exhibit of recently conserved Apulian vases (exhibit link here: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/apulian_vases/). Enjoy – https://youtu.be/XRwHd3XEMZE

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NEWS ITEM: Egyptian Antiquities Ministry Destroys Archaeological Site

This is astonishing. Now the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry is in the business of destroying archaeological sites. Most likely this is a case of corruption, in which contractors pressured local authorities to direct the Ministry to destroy the site. 19 more words

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NEWS ITEM: From The Wall Street Journal, New Louvre Exhibit Showcases Unknown Treasures of Thrace

‘The Saga of the Thracian Kings’ brings together 1,600 objects from 17 Bulgarian museums, documenting ancient art works from the Odrysian kingdom. Here is the link (opens in a new window): … 7 more words

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Another Update to the Clio Ancient Art Website

Customers Friends and Fans of Clio Ancient Art:

We have updated our website once again with more fine antiquities and some superb ancient coins. Here are links to these – 167 more words

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The Apollo of Veii

Another excellent short video from Khan Academy: The Etruscan Apollo of Veii (Link opens in a new window) – https://youtu.be/GLgrt_4WnMY

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Clio Ancient Art Website Spring Update

Customers Friends and Fans of Clio Ancient Art:

We have updated our website with many fine antiquities, ancient coins and publications. Here are links to some of these – 369 more words

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