Antiquities

AUB Archaeological Museum opens Phoenician man of Carthage exhibition

The AUB Archaeological Museum opened a special exhibition on January 29, 2014, showcasing a reconstruction of a Phoenician man, whose 2500-year-old skeleton was discovered in Tunis, in 1994. The reconstruction uses criminal investigation techniques and dermoplasty, a procedure that relies on skin grafts to recreate molds, to produce an impressive, life-like prototype of a Phoenician […]

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Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum reopens

The reopening of the Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum at Norwich Castle, has been marked with a brass band raising the roof of the Castle Keep. The stories of soldiers who served with the Regiment are bought to life in new permanent displays in the Rotunda at the heart of Norwich Castle. Army uniform, kit, personal […]

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New York State Museum presents decorative and fine arts artifacts exhibition

The New York State Museum presents an exhibition featuring a selection of important New York State decorative and fine arts artifacts that were recently donated to the Museum by Peter Wunsch, President of the Wunsch Americana Foundation. Since 1969, the decorative and fine arts collections of the State Museum have been enhanced by generous donations […]

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British Museum Sutton Hoo and Europe AD 300-1100 Display

A new display showcases highlights from the collections while their permanent home, Room 41, is being refurbished. The new gallery will reopen in Spring 2014. The British Museum’s collections covering the period AD 300 to 1100 are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world, extending from Spain to the Black Sea and from […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Cleopatra’s Needle

Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Cleopatra’s Needle

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York presents Cleopatra’s Needle an exhibition on view through June 8, 2014. This exhibition celebrates the Central Park Conservancy’s upcoming conservation on the obelisk of Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra’s Needle.” Relying primarily on the Metropolitan’s own collection, enhanced with several important loans from local museums and […]

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Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens

Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens

The new Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens on Wednesday 18 December. For the first time, visitors will have a proper introduction to one of the world’s most important prehistoric monuments. Over 250 objects of international importance will be on display, and the reconstructed face of an Early Neolithic man is a highlight. The immediate […]

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National Gallery of Art Present The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum Rome

National Gallery of Art Present The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum Rome

The National Gallery of Art, Roma Capitale, and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, present one of the most famous works from antiquity, the Dying Gaul, an ancient Roman sculpture created during the first or second century AD, traveling outside of Italy for the first time in more than two centuries. On view from […]

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