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Antique

A product or other item that is old but still desirable to a collector or an investor because of its rarity or quality. There is no set age that renders an item an antique. A car might be considered an antique after 50 years, but a coin after 100.
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Back into the busy old city, I feel happy about the fact that I am enlightened about each item of antiquity and its unique legacy and value that is determined by the historical and cultural period to which it belonged.
Three presentations from a session of the 11th European Social Science History conference in Valencia, March-April 2016, examine the depiction of female characters from antiquity in baroque opera.
Workshops will address topics such as modern technologies in dealing with antiquities, the role of the media in awareness campaigns, antiquity protection and counterfeiting.
In contrast, the regulation provided incentives and monetary rewards to persons who give back antiquity items or report SCTH branches across the provinces on the archeological sites they discovered, via SCTH toll free Contact Center phone number (19988).
He indicated that the Sudanese - Qatari antiquities' project provides funding for 40 discovery missions which are carrying out antiquity discovery and rehabilitation works.
He said there are temporary alternatives to overcome the lack of funding and to finalise a number of antiquity projects.
It is believed that the cumbersome license system had driven the antiquity business in India underground.
Sofia, SANA- Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova warned that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is carrying out wide-scale looting of antiquities in Syria, announcing that combating antiquity trafficking is UNESCO's top priority.
A Palestinian Arab man lured his four children into attempting to steal Second Temple-era antiquities, the Israel Antiquity Authority announced Wednesday, by claiming there was a "demon" hiding treasure there.
32) Museum Security Network, "Investigator of Baghdad Museum Looting Says Antiquity Smuggling Finances Terror," AP, March 19, 2008; see also Shelley, Dirty Entanglements, 264.
The company professionally cleans Roman Medieval Celtic Viking and Saxon jewelry to its original luster to enable customers to wear it as it was worn in antiquity.
Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz honored Late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (may Allah bestow mercy upon his soul) for presenting an antiquity dated back to the fourth century BC.