Antiquities

The California Science Center Extends Mummies of the World Summer Hours

Extended weekend hours have been put in place to accommodate large crowds of visitors wishing to see the Mummies of the World exhibit for the remainder of the summer. Starting Saturday, July 31, Mummies of the World will be open two additional hours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 5, it was announced today […]

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Roads of Arabia – Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Exhbition Opens at the Louvre

Three hundred works reveal the archaeology and the history of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia from prehistoric times to the dawn of the modern world. Open 07-14-2010 to 09-27-2010 at Napoleon Hall, under the Pyramid. This exhibition offers a journey through the heart of Arabia, orchestrated by photographs of the region’s sumptuous landscapes. It takes […]

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Important Roman Sculpture Joins Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, – An ancient Roman group statue of great importance and beauty—a depiction of the Three Graces of Greek mythology—has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, the Museum’s Director. The marble sculpture is a second-century A.D. Roman copy of a Greek work from the […]

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Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations at the Smithsonian

“Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History from Sept. 29, 2010. The exhibition will feature more than 200 artifacts—covering nearly 11,000 years of history—which range from items from the earliest villages to masterpieces of medieval religious art, give an overview of the island’s unique culture. Among […]

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