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Google Street View now offers images of archaeological attractions in Egypt

Google unveiled Street View Egypt in Google Maps, the latest step in the tech giant’s quest to image and map the seven wonders of the world. This new collection includes 360-degree views of the Great Pyramids of Giza, th necropolis of Saqqara, the  Citadel of Qaitbay, the Cairo Citadel, the Hanging Church and the ancient city […]

Archaeology, Heritage, Museum

‘Assyria to Iberia,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYTimes.com

A key loan to the exhibition will be several works from the seldom-shown Carambolo Treasure. Discovered near Seville, Spain, the treasure consists of exceptionally finely worked gold jewelry reflecting both Phoenician and local metalworking traditions. More recently, the discovery of a ritual complex nearby has given scholars a social background for understanding these spectacular artifacts. […]