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24 articles taggés "archaeology"
Two Attic Amphoras Pre-empted by the Louvre
The Kugels: A Taste for the Beautiful
Met museum to return coffin of Nedjemankh to Egypt
Preemption by the Louvre Beneath Akhenaton's Gaze
Images of a Legendary Collection
The four complete, original volumes illustrating William Hamilton’s collection are rare on the market. They reflect the 18 th -century British diplomat’s…
Tutankhamen’s Mesmerising Gaze
Tutankhamen returns to Paris nearly a century after Howard Carter found his tomb. Visitors will be able to admire the treasures that accompanied him…
An Overview of the Hamilton Collection
The sale of several libraries provided a chance to rediscover a remarkable first edition compiling Sir William Hamilton's entire collection of antiquities.…
Venus, Aphrodite… whether Greek or Roman, the goddess has lost none of her charms, expressed in marble through sensual forms and clinging drapes.
A Gold Gallic Chief
By Toutatis… The great historic interest of this gold stater dating from the time of Vercingetorix pushed up the bidding.
Parcours des Mondes: The Increasing Presence of Archaeology
Now firmly established as the global leader in non-European art, the Parcours des Mondes is widening its geographical scope to boost the presence of…
For King Scorpion
An alabaster bowl has recently produced a new written trace of a possible Egyptian sovereign, whose name was represented by a scorpion.
Massimo Osanna, Pompeii’s Guardian Angel
Massimo Osanna recently led the most extensive excavations at Pompeii since the Second World War. The archaeological park’s Director, he is also the…
A New Hurdle for the Antiques Market in New York
States have the right to act in preventing the sale of an object of doubtful origin without the risk of being sued for commercial damages.
Parcours des Mondes 2020, a Test for the Art Market
The 19 th Parcours des mondes ("Journey Through the Worlds") will take place in Paris as scheduled, but with a less international range of visitors…
Back to the Museums for the Duke of Luynes
Some of the archives once belonging to the ardent archaeology advocate and French museum donor were auctioned. These important documents did not leave…
Caesar of the Antonine Dynasty
A faun was expected, but it was a Roman emperor who reached Olympic heights far ahead of fine quality antique furniture.
White Glove Treatment for Egyptian Feline in Bronze
The Sylvia Wildenstein estate sale took place under the goddess Bastet’s protection.
The Torlonia Collection’s Marbles Unveiled in Rome
This large private collection of marbles from antiquity amassed during the 19 th century includes outstanding pieces, some of which were reproduced…
Bourgogne Tribal Show: Far from the Teeming Crowds
The fifth edition of the Bourgogne Tribal Show will take place from June 24 to 27 in Besanceuil, near Cluny in Saône-et-Loire.
Recreating Cosquer Cave: An Underwater Archaeological Treasure
Part of the paintings designed to adorn a replica of the Cosquer Cave, scheduled to open in Marseilles in 2022, are being produced in the Toulouse…
Paris: A September Jammed Packed with Art Fairs and Shows
September will be packed with an unprecedented concentration of fairs and shows, starting with Art Basel, whose parent event has been postponed until…
Parcours des Mondes Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Paris
An open-air art fair dedicated to Non-Western arts, which has become a major event since its creation in 2002, Parcours des Mondes is celebrating its…
Anne-Sophie Leclerc: A Focus on Prehistory
Anne-Sophie Leclerc leads an institution where she has worked since 1982. The director of the Musée de Nemours, an hour from Paris, is getting ready…
An International Public for Parcours des Mondes
The 20 th edition of Parcours des Mondes ended successfully on September 1.
Frieze Masters: Out with the New, In with the Old
Binoche et Giquello Present a Giant Triceratops Called Big John
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