Showing posts with label Museum. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Museum. Show all posts

Monday, March 13, 2023

UK Prime Minister Rules Out Return Of Parthenon Marble Sculptures To Greece

Parthenon marble sculptures

The United Kingdom has no intention to return Greece the Parthenon marble sculptures controversially removed from the Athens temple in the early 19th century by British diplomat Lord Elgin, as they belong to the British Museum by law, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Egypt: Eight museum employees to face trial for botched restoration of King Tutankhamun mask

Prosecutors referred for trial on Saturday eight Egyptian Museum employees charged with negligence in relation to the botched restoration of King Tutankhamun's gold death mask in 2014.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask

The German government has offered Egypt a grant of €50,000 towards the restoration of Tutankhamun's golden mask, antiquities minister Mamdouh Edamaty said on Tuesday.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Could Egypt recover the statue of Sekhemka?

Egypt's antiquities minister Mamdouh Eldamaty launched on Saturday a fund raising campaign to re-buy the 4500-year-old ancient Egyptian statue of Sekhemka, which was sold by a UK museum.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Crimean museums ask for more time on Scythian gold case (museums’ representatives)

Crimean museums have asked the Amsterdam district court for more time to prepare an answer on the Scythian gold case, Andrey Malgin, the head of the Tavrida Central Museum, told TASS on Thursday.

Monday, July 20, 2015

France returns 32 cultural relics to Chinese museum

Thirty-two gold ornaments stolen from ancient Chinese tombs and held by French collectors were formally handed over to northwest China's Gansu Provincial Museum on Monday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Egypt: Restoration of Tutankhamun's funerary mask to start in August

Beginning in August, visitors of Tutankhamun's galleries at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir will not be able to admire the king's distinguished gold funerary mask which will leave its original display for intensive restoration to repair the improper restoration carried out recently.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cuba, US join hands to protect Hemingway's legacy

The Cuban and the US institutions announced Saturday in Havana that they will continue to work together to protect US writer Ernest Hemingway's legacy.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

20 Forbidden City cameras videotape nude photo shoot

At least 20 security cameras in the Forbidden City have caught the controversial photo shoot of a nude woman, the head of the historic site said on Tuesday, Beijing-based The Mirror reported.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities

Two curators from the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) were arrested on Tuesday for forging artefacts stored in the museum's galleries.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...