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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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The first extended defense of the side of museums in the struggle over antiquities, Who Owns Antiquity? is sure to be as important as it is controversial.
'The seriousness of the provincial government can be measured from the fact that there is hardly any antiquity expert in this department,' he said.
Abul-Ela told Egypt Today that the plan consists of two steps; the first is filling the area surrounding the sarcophagus; then, lifting the sarcophagus by a tow truck in a scientific way that does not harm the antiquity. He further remarked that if they cannot lift it due to its heavy weight, the area below and surrounding the sarcophagus will be dug, then, its cover will be lifted first followed by its body, referring that the latest scientific means will be used in this process in the presence of the Ministry of Antiquities' experts.
The Ministries of Antiquities, Foreign Affairs, and Justice cooperated to send an urgent judicial response to Cyprus to confirm Egypt's right to recover the pieces, especially since Cypriot law allows antiquity trading.
The post Antiquity finds increasing costs of Larnaca square revamp appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
All other items of antiquity such as statues, pottery, glass etc may be sold and transferred outside the country, making Israel the only country in the region that allows trade and exportation in antiquities."
Great Women on Stage: The Reception of Women Monarchs From Antiquity in Baroque Opera
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.
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.