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A Renaissance masterpiece nearly lost in war: Piero della Francesca, The Resurrection
a Renaissance masterpiece receives a second life after World War II
Saving Torcello, an ancient church in the Venetian Lagoon
fresco, mosaic, and marble threatened by a rising sea and the salt it leaves behind
Provenance and the Antiquities Market
Provenance considerations have become increasingly important in the antiquities context.
A Landmark Decision: Penn Station, Grand Central, and the architectural heritage of NYC
This stunning building was replaced with a hated underground station—now New York protects its landmarks.
Diarna: documenting the places of a vanishing Jewish history
Can the physical remains of Jewish life in the Middle East be saved before they disappear entirely?
A race against time: manuscripts and digital preservation
Digitization allows for preservation and worldwide access to manuscripts—but the clock is ticking.
Frameworks for cultural heritage protection: from ancient writing to modern law
From ancient Roman authors to modern treaties, over time we have learned to protect our cultural heritage.