August, 2010

Mummies of the World Exhibition at the California Science Center Welcomes 100,000th Visitor

Mummies of the World Exhibition at the California Science Center Welcomes 100,000th Visitor

Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies ever assembled, welcomed its 100,000th visitor Thursday, Aug. 19 – just seven weeks after its July 1 world premiere at the California Science Center. This benchmark achievement makes Mummies of the World one of the most successful paid exhibit openings in the Science Center’s 13 years. […]

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Win a New Harley-Davidson Motorcycle and Help Build the National Law Enforcement Museum

For more than a century, Harley-Davidson® Motor Company has been supplying motorcycles to America’s law enforcement agencies. Now Harley-Davidson® based in Milwaukee, WI, is helping to write a new chapter in law enforcement history through a unique partnership to support the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum. In 2010, for the fourth year in a row, […]

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Atos Origin partners the National Library of France for long-term preservation of cultural heritage

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, partners the National Library of France (BnF) in implementing an unparalleled long-term digital preservation solution for its digital holdings, a first worldwide.SPAR (Système de Préservation et d’Archivage Réparti – Distributed Preservation and Archiving System) was launched in May 2010 and already holds 30,000 works. This represents a volume […]

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British Museum Casts New Head for an Ancient Statue

British Museum Casts New Head for an Ancient Statue

A cast of a quartzite head of Amenhotep III (King of Egypt, 1390-1352 BC), has been joined to the body of a colossal statue of the ruler, which was found at Kom el-Hettan, Egypt. The fibreglass cast was made at the British Museum and hand-painted to match the colouring of the original statue. Excavations at […]

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