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Israel Museum and Google Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online

. September 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem announced its Dead Sea Scrolls Project on Monday, putting five of the texts online for the general public to study. The website — http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/ — was developed in partnership with Google, and it displays searchable, high-resolution images of the texts, as well as short explanatory videos and background information. We […]

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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) Opens Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) Opens Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos

. September 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) presents Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos an exhibition on view September 23, 2011-January 8, 2012. Ceiling Tile with Portrait of Heliodoros, an Actuarius (Roman Fiscal Official), Clay, with a Layer of Painted Plaster, H. 30.5 cm, W. 44.0 cm, D. 6.7 cm. From […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Boston, to Transfer of Top Half of Weary Herakles to Turkey

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, to Transfer of Top Half of Weary Herakles to Turkey

. September 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

An agreement between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Museums of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey has been signed, transferring ownership of the top half of the 2nd-century AD Roman Imperial marble sculpture Weary Herakles to the Turkish government. Malcolm […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum Loans Buddhist Art to Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

Nelson-Atkins Museum Loans Buddhist Art to Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

. September 21, 2011 . 0 Comments

Reflections of the Buddha First Loan Exhibition at Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts Five works of art from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s internationally acclaimed Asian collection have been loaned to The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis for Reflections of the Buddha, a superb selection of some of the greatest Buddhist sculptures […]

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Walters Art Museum Announces Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes Exhibition

Walters Art Museum Announces Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes Exhibition

. September 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

Opening at the Walters on Oct. 16, 2011, this exhibition reveals texts from the ancient world discovered by conserving and imaging The Archimedes Palimpsest – The Archimedes Palimpsest contains the remains of seven erased books, including the only surviving copy of two treatises by Archimedes—The Method of Mechanical Theorems and Stomachion In 1999, the Walters […]

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