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Nieuwe tentoonstelling over mummieportretten in het Allard Pierson Oog in oog. De mensen achter mummieportretten Is de eerste tentoonstelling over Oudegyptische mummieportretten in Nederland. Dit zijn meestal op hout geschilderde portretten die op het gezichtsgedeelte van gemummificeerde personen werden vastgezet. Voor Oog in oogzijn 38 portretten van over de hele wereld samengebracht. In Oog in oog maak je niet […]


‘Crime’ Three Ancient Roman Coins That Were Part of a Hoard Found in the U.K. Were Mysteriously Swapped With Other, More Valuable CoinsThe three coins were found missing during an inquest into the original find.Adam Schrader, July 31, 2023 Photo Roman coin Hadrian The Lanivet Hoard included a Greek drachma dating back to the reign […]

‘Fakes’ Repatriated to Italy

‘Easily recognisable fakes’ among artefacts repatriated to Italy from the US Forged objects have been identified among the 60 antiquities returned amid much fanfare earlier this year The Art Newspaper, Gareth Harri 5 June 2023 Objects returned to Italy include a Greek dinos mixing bowl, featuring exaggerations that suggest a forgery Carabinieri for the Protection […]


Archaeology Archaeologists Have Discovered an Ancient Fort—Complete With Wooden Spikes—Built by the Romans to Protect Their Silver Mines The Romans abandoned mining efforts, but 19th-century archaeologists struck the motherlode. Sarah Cascone, February 22, 2023 vThe ancient Romans erected a fence topped with these wooden spikes in a effort to defend a silver mining operation that […]

TUSSEN KUNST & KITSCH Opname & Uitzendschema Opnameschema 2022: Maandag 7 november: Louwman Museum – Den Haag  Uitzendschema december 2022 & januari 2023 Zondag 20 november, 21:30 uur: Het Spoorwegmuseum (Let op, dit is gewijzigd) Zondag 27 november, 07:30 uur: Bonnefanten Museum (Let op, dit is een herhaling) Zondag 4 december, 09:08 uur: Bevreidingsmuseum Zeeland (Let op, dit is een […]

Ancient Coins discovered in Switzerland

Artnet News July 24, 2022 Archaeology/Numismatics A Swiss Metal Detectorist Uncovered a Literal Pot of Gold Filled With 1,300 Exceedingly Rare Late Roman Coins The discovery raises questions about life in the region under Emperor Constantine the Great. Amah-Rose Abrams, May 6, 2022 The coins discovered in Bubendorf. Photo Archeology Baselland In a rare and […]