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  1. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Seal the deal

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:47pm by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... JT Seal the deal Jewellery designers often have a flair for the exotic, and Evan Yurman is no different. The chief design director of David Yurman has a passionate interest in unique materials and designs, and this spring he has gone back to ancient Egypt for the new Signet Ring collection. The rings, featuring black diamonds and carbon fibre, have a robust design ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1500674/seal-deal
  2. Magazines - Style - LUST-HAVE

    Crafty minds

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 08:11pm

    ... that nature has created. The Scarab Bunch Earrings, made of real scarab wings and 18ct yellow gold, take inspiration from ancient Egypt, HK$81,430 5. CVSTOS Featuring highperformance materials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1627577/crafty-minds
  3. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Mummy mystery unwrapped: Egyptian burial custom began 6,000 years ago

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Egyptians created mummies '6,000 years ago' It has long been known that the practice of mummification of the dead in ancient Egypt- fundamental ... out in Egypt more than 6,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought. They said embalming substances contained in funerary textiles from the oldest-known Egyptian cemeteries dated from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573683/mummy-mystery-unwrapped-egyptian-burial-custom-began-6000-years-ago
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Ancient Roman ingredients still seen on modern-day menus in Rome

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:05am by AP

    ... their discoveries, including gnawed-on fish bones and goose-egg shells that were possibly ancient delicacies for the elite. Much of what the inhabitants ate was local. Archaeologists noted that some types of mollusc shells found in the sewers of Herculaneum came from the ancient town's beach. Notable exceptions include grain, which was likely imported from Egypt; dates from the Middle East ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1640751/ancient-roman-ingredients-still-seen-modern-day-menus-rome
  5. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    2,300-year-old false tooth found in French grave

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:38pm by GDN

    ... of the skeleton apart from the perfectly preserved teeth- and the iron implant. False or replacement teeth have been discovered in skulls from ancient Egypt, including a 5,500-year-old one made of shell, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520548/2300-year-old-false-tooth-found-french-grave
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Debate rages about rights of museums to resist claims on artefacts made by the countries of origin

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by NYT

    ... return to Athens. The Getty has done more antiquities repatriation than most: since 2007 it has sent more than 40 objects, including some of its most stunning ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, ... on what he considers to be an entirely different class of ancient objects that includes the Parthenon Marbles: pieces that left their native soil in the 19th and early 20th century in accordance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1639705/debate-rages-about-rights-museums-resist-claims-artefacts
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden stool appears small and unassuming- for a 3,000-year-old relic from ancient Egypt, that is. "Tutankhamen's tomb had one almost identical, [but] it's broken," said Naomi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537986/history-enthusiasts-pull-chair-heritage-museum-exhibition-exploring
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese will develop better travel etiquette in time

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It's a familiar pattern the world over: in Hong Kong, mainland tourists have been criticised for letting their children urinate in public; in Egypt, for defacing ancient monuments; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597604/chinese-will-develop-better-travel-etiquette-time
  9. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Skeleton found in Alexander-era tomb may solve Greek mystery

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:37pm by AP

    ... the ancient Greek warrior-king who built an empire from modern Greece to India, died in Babylon in 323BC and was buried in the city of Alexandria, which he founded, in Egypt. The precise location ... The skeleton would now "be studied by researchers". During the three-month long excavation near ancient Amphipolis, 600km north of Athens, Greek archaeologists uncovered the three-chamber ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1639064/skeleton-found-alexander-era-tomb-may-solve-greek-mystery
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Three Germans, six Egyptians jailed for stealing pharaonic fragments from Giza pyramid

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... pieces of an ancient scroll bearing the name of the Pharaoh Khufu as well as rock samples, a judicial source said. The Great Pyramid- also known as the Pyramid of Cheops- is the biggest and most famous of the three Giza pyramids. It houses the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu, and is the only surviving one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Six Egyptians- three employees of the antiquities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1638320/three-germans-six-egyptians-jailed-stealing-pharaonic-fragments-giza

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