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The site of Hampi, in India’s southwestern state of Karnataka, was the capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar.
A group of Italian architects are resurrecting parts of the war-ravaged ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by recreating the 2,000-year-old Triumphal
“The nightmare is over for Palmyra,” says Syria’s Head of Antiquities. Mamoun Abdulkarim said the city of ancient temples will be mostly restored by
The head of UNESCO tells Euronews there will be no impunity for those who destroy monuments and artefacts
The destruction of religious sites in the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu has caused irreparable damage to Africa’s cultural heritage, prosecutors at
In this week’s Utalk, a question from Lesley in London: “How can looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria, for instance, still end up on the art market
Cultural agency UNESCO has narowly voted against granting membership to Kosovo. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, a decade after
ISIL has blown up three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra built between the years 44 and 103 AD, Syria’s antiquities chief said on Friday, having also
Every other year, traditional oriental rhythms fill the ancient city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. On Registan Square, in the heart of the ancient
The spectacular Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi dominates the landscape near Turkistan