Greece to ban gum and high heels from parts of Acropolis

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

Greece is planning to ban chewing gum and high heels at parts of the Acropolis, saying that they are causing irreparable damage. The archaeologists claim the more than 350,000 annual visitors to the Odeon of Herod [&hellip... Read More


Polish Family Seeks Return Of Old Royal Palace

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

The heirs of Polish aristocrats are campaigning for the return of the Wilanow Palace, which was seized by communists in WW2. The Branicki family says it has now decided to demand the return of the entire [&hellip... Read More


A painting by a 12-13 year old Michelangelo

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

The Kimbell Art Museum in Texas is now home to the earlist known painting by the master Michelangelo. The painting depicts demonic torment in terms of a siege upon St. Anthony by what appears to be [&hellip... Read More


The Top Four Deadliest Volcanoes Ever

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

Neatorama has compiled a list of the top four devastating volcanic eruptions. When we think of volcanic disasters, the first couple that usually spring to mind are the Vesuvius eruption of 79 A.D. that wiped out [&hellip... Read More


Restoration of Sa Huynh’s ancient jar tombs completed

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

Conservationists in Vietnam have completed restoration work on four ceramic urns belonging to the Sa Huynh Culture which dated back more than 2,000 years. The Sa Huynh Culture flourished in central and southern Viet Nam 2,500 [&hellip... Read More


Ancient island with pyramid found in Mexico

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

In Central Mexico an island has been found that contains a treasury and a small pyramid that may have been used for rituals. The island, called Apupato, belonged to the powerful Tarascan Empire, which dominated much [&hellip... Read More


Museum returns old Aboriginal skull to Australia

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

The skull of an Australian Aboriginie taken from the land down under 100 years ago and kept by a British museum has been handed back. Mr Trevorrow said: “There are about 600 Aboriginie remains held in [&hellip... Read More


The oldest sculpture of a human figure yet found

Published on May 14th, 2009 | by Admin

An object found in Germany, which portrays a woman with huge breasts, big buttocks and exaggerated genitals, is thought to be at least 35,000 years old. The Venus of Hohle Fels was found in six fragments [&hellip... Read More


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