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Professional Art Restoration, or How Not to Damage a Painting

Professional Art Restoration, or How Not to Damage a Painting

We are sure that everyone remembers that moment from the movie when Mr. Bean sneezed on a priceless painting and after that scampered about trying to fix what he had done. If you do not want to be in his ...

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Top 5 Wonderful Religious Relics

Top 5 Wonderful Religious Relics

Every religion has its long-standing history with its ups and downs, crucial personalities, hard and easy times. To bring back a memory and help the folk not to forget about some of the above-mentioned notions, people shelter religious relics survived ...

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The First Examples of Christian Art

The First Examples of Christian Art

Christian art plays a significant role in the global culture, as since its inception, a vast number of religious art masterpieces have been created. The history of Christianity has more than two thousand years, and it is one of the three ...

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Antique Jewelry: Your New Fashion Statement

Antique Jewelry: Your New Fashion Statement

There is some sort of unspoken romanticism with antique jewelry. As humans, we have lived through thousands of years, each decade and century adding another fascinating chapter to the history books. This evolution of designs and materials has led us to the ...

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The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

The legendary Voynich Manuscript is a Holy Grail for historiographers and linguists. This mysterious book was written in the unknown language during the Italian Renaissance. On the pages of Voynich Manuscript, you may see the zodiac signs, plants, astronomic symbols, ...

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Shipping Ceramics: Packing Tips

Shipping Ceramics: Packing Tips

When you are buying antiques made of ceramics and want to ship them, you may experience some difficulties. This material is fragile, so the risk to break the 11th-century vase into little pieces scales up massively. What should you do ...

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Meet the Virtual Version of The Atlantic Code

Meet the Virtual Version of The Atlantic Code

An information design agency from Milan called “The Visual Agency,” which specializes in data visualization and infographics, has presented an interesting project to honor the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. The agency’s designers developed a concept ...

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$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

The large canvas artwork “Judith Beheading Holofernes,” which, according to some experts, was created by Italian artist Caravaggio, can be put up for sale this summer. Despite the fact that art experts have not come to a consensus about the ...

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A Renaissance Sculpture Was Attributed to Michelangelo

A Renaissance Sculpture Was Attributed to Michelangelo

The terracotta pieta discovered two decades ago turned out to be a real treasure. Art critics, who have done a long detective work, proved that the exquisite terracotta figure of Mary with Christ in her arms is, indeed, the work ...

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Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum Is Finally Open

Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum Is Finally Open

Although Herculaneum is not as popular among tourists as neighboring Pompeii, the archaeological value of the local excavations is equally high. The building for the Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum was ready more than 40 years ago, but only recently the Antiquarium has opened ...

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