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This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colourful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, reliefs and mosaics. Commonly represented in clothing, textiles are also present in furnishings and through...
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Main conclusion In Dracaena draco trunks, the primary and secondary xylem conduits co-function. Both are resistant to embolism; however, secondary conduits are mainly involved in mechanical support. Abstract Monocotyledonous dragon trees (Dracaena spp., Asparagaceae) possess in their trunks both primary and secondary xylem elements, organized into...
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We try to make a long way short by proceeding per exempla from Kenneth Snelson’s sculptures and Richard Buckminster Fuller’s coinage of the term tensegrity to modern tensegrity metamaterials. We document the passage from initial interest in tensegrity frameworks for their visual impact to today’s interest, driven by their peculiar structural perfor...
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A versatile conservative three-dimensional Cartesian cut-cell method for simulation of incompressible viscous flows over complex geometries is presented in this paper. The present method is based on the finite volume method on a non-uniform staggered grid together with a consistent mass and momentum flux computation. Contrary to the commonly cut-ce...
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In what follows I raise the question of Ariadne and Dionysus for Nietzsche, including the relative size of Ariadne’s ears, as Dionysus observes at the close of “Ariadne’s Lament” [ Klage der Ariadne ]. Nietzsche’s references to ears invoke not only Nietzsche’s “selective” concern with having the right ears (both to hear what he says and with respec...
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Rock weathering fractures in nature are complex and fracture healing is an effective strategy for rock weathering mitigation. This study is a first attempt to apply microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) technology in the healing of nature-weathering-like rough fractures (NWLRF). Sandstone was studied as an example due to its wi...
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Justificado o contexto histórico e apresentado o processo institucional em que decorreu a realização do IV Centenário da Estada de Luis de Camões na Ilha de Moçambique (1569-1969) na primeira parte deste estudo – com a identificação dos membros das comissões oficiais promotoras dos eventos e a avaliação das atividades culturais propostas no program...
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How popular were equids at Karkemish during the Iron Age period? Did their presence leave us any trace? This paper aims at demonstrating the widespread use of equids at Karkemish. Neo-Assyrian royal annals inform us on tributes from Syro-Hittite Kingdoms, in which horses, donkeys and mules are a constant. This paper integrates those written sources...
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Table des matières Sciences et Avenir : L'énigme de l'expert : pourquoi sommes-nous une seule espèce aujourd'hui ? 2 Le Parisien : Des visites virtuelles pour découvrir les abris ornés et l’art rupestre méconnu de la forêt de Fontainebleau 4 Plos One : Mid-late Holocene vegetation history of the Argive Plain (Peloponnese, Greece) as inferred from a...
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Resum A partir de documentació inèdita i fonts orals, aquest article presenta una primera aproximació al pas del mestre d'ikebana Teshigahara SŌfū el maig de 1959 per Catalunya (Barcelona, Mataró, Cadaqués), així com el contacte i l'impacte que va tenir entre els membres del Club 49, amb un èmfasi especial en el cas de l'escultor Moisès Villèlia. P...
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Three new ant species from the genera Proceratium Roger, 1863, Zasphinctus Wheeler, 1918, and Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 are described from the Western Ghats of southern India. This is the first report of Proceratium and Zasphinctus from peninsular India and the first record of Vollenhovia from the Western Ghats mountain range proper. Proceratium gibbo...
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Three new ant species from the genera Proceratium Roger, 1863, Zasphinctus Wheeler, 1918, and Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865 are described from the Western Ghats of southern India. This is the first report of Proceratium and Zasphinctus from peninsular India and the first record of Vollenhovia from the Western Ghats mountain range proper. Proceratium gibbo...
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The advent of Brahmanism in India is a complex process. The religion itself went through many transitions in the early centuries of Common Era. It faced great competition from other established religious traditions, such as Buddhism. Its arrival on the western coast of India was hitherto attributed to the late 5 th /6 th centuries CE on the basis o...
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The recent relief sculpture works showed a lack of bonding properties for the work to last long. Therefore, this study sought to reinforce relief sculpture letters for better adhesion. A practice-based method was used, consisting of the following steps. The wall nailing, binding, and cement grouting were used in constructing relief sculpture letter...
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This paper studies some unpublished smaller antiquities in stone, terracotta and copper alloys, made between the tenth and the thirteenth centuries, from the region of Bengal Duars, housed at the Archaeological Survey of India site-shed at Gosanimari, Coochbehar, and at the Akshaya Kumar Maitreya Heritage Museum of North Bengal University. While so...
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The electrocatalytic CO2RR to produce value‐added chemicals and fuels has been recognized as a promising means to reduce the reliance on fossil resources; it is, however, hindered due to the lack of high‐performance electrocatalysts. The effectiveness of sculpturing metal/metal oxides (MMO) heterostructures to enhance electrocatalytic performance t...
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A class of developable surfaces contains cylindrical, conical, and tangential developable surfaces. Tangential developable surfaces are ruled surfaces of zero Gaussian curvature with cuspidal edges. They give great opportunities to architects and engineers for realization of their creative projects. Both the theoretical researches in the area of ge...
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Pigments in the paints used for the coats of arms, polychromy on sculptures, and pigments in frescoes characterize not only the epoch but also individual creators or groups of artists involved in their creation. X-ray fluorescence analysis is a non-destructive method suitable for determining the chemical composition of these artifacts. This article...
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Background:. Knowledge about lower-back aesthetics is very limited, especially regarding surgical techniques that improve its appearance. Thus, this study aimed to describe a high-definition liposuction technique with intramuscular grafting of erector spinae muscles (longissimus). Methods:. A total of 15 female patients 25–48 years of age were recr...
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Marcel Breuer is well known for his furniture design and his domestic architecture, being the designer of one of the first tubular chairs in the 1920s, and one of the European architects that emigrated to the United States during the 1930s and 40s. As such, he took part in the introduction of the Modern Movement in America. What is not widely known...
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During the excavations of the team of the University of Chieti in the area of Ain Hofra, in the East necropolis of Cyrene, several interesting sculptures were found in tombs A and C, also called the Tomb of the Sarcophagi and the Tomb of the Sculptures. In this paper a specific find from Tomb A is presented, as it is a rare example of a Mithraic re...
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Essai sur le lien entre les sculptures de l'artiste jago et le patrimoine de Naples, les nouvelles frontieres de fruition des oeuvres d'art entre passé et présent
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For centuries, in the eastern Indian subcontinent, areas now in Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Odisha, and Bihar, temporary polychrome terracruda (air-dried clay) figural images have been created for periodic pujas (rituals of worship) and immersed in nearby rivers or ponds at the event’s close. This essay explores how the perenni...
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This article brings to light two notebooks by Josep Maria Barnadas i Mestres (Barcelona, 1867 - Alella, 1939) corresponding to his time as a student of Application Teaching at the School of Fine Arts of Barcelona from which we can learn some of his first drawings, as well as approaching to the probable pedagogical influence of Léon Charvet in those...
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In this contribution we present an in vivo reconstruction and volumetric body mass estimate for the mounted skeleton of Mammuthus meridionalis on exhibit at the east bastion of the Spanish Fortress at L’Aquila (Abruzzo, Central Italy). The reconstruction has been obtained starting from a 3D photogrammetric model of the skeleton acquired via a micro...
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The materials for sculpture in Ghana have always been clay, wood, cement, resin, and silicon. These materials have their limitations. Also, some students do not have the financial strength to purchase them because they are expensive. This situation slows down the pace in the teaching and learning of practical activities in the Sculpture discipline...
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Copyright is the right of creation, created by the human brain and this type of property is protected under copyright law just as physical property is protected by law. Copyright infringement is considered a punishable offence and can be said to be a violation of human rights in the eyes of Islamic Law. The main reason for these copyright violation...
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Gastropods in the family Provannidae are characteristic members of deep-sea chemosynthesis-based communities. Recently, surveys of hydrothermal vents and hydrocarbon seeps in the western Pacific have revealed a high diversity of provannids, with new discoveries continuing to be made. Here, we report and describe a further new species, Provanna exqu...
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ABSTRAK. Peraturan Provinsi Banten No. 2 tahun 2011 Dijelaskan bahwa Daerah Strategis Provinsi adalah wilayah yang perencanaan tata ruang tersebut diprioritaskan karena memiliki pengaruh yang sangat penting dalam lingkup provinsi ekonomi, sosial, budaya, dan / atau lingkungan.Metode penelitian dilakukan adalah penelitain gabungan seperti data prime...
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This dissertation is concerned with the major theme of iconicity and its prevalence on different linguistic levels. Iconicity refers to a resemblance between the linguistic form and the meaning of a referent (cf. Perniss and Vigliocco, 2014). Just like a sculpture resembles an object or a model, so can the sound or shape of words resemble the thing...
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The continuous development of nanotechnology has brought new trends of thought and new impetus to sculpture art. In the field of microengraving, people usually use two-photon engraving technology, but not every particle conforms to the engraving process. ZnO nanoparticles have a high refractive index and are extremely flexible, making them the mate...
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Purpose: To evaluate the effect of a black-and-white (BW) filter on the optimization of visualization at each stage of cataract surgery. Methods: Prospective, single-center, single-surgeon, consecutive case series of 40 patients undergoing cataract surgery with BW filter. Surgical images and videos were recorded with and without the BW filter at...
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El presente estudio es fruto de una estancia de investigación en la Universitat Jaume I de Castellón en la que ha pretendido, entre otras cuestiones, poner en valor el rico patrimonio musical y artístico de la ciudad de Castellón de la Plana a través de la búsqueda, análisis y aplicación didáctica a partir de instrumentos musicales y de obras artís...
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This paper presents a recent study on a Roman period marble sculpture depicting Empress Livia and the portraits of Germanicus and Drusus Minor, found at the praesidium of Asido (Medina Sidonia, Cádiz, Spain). The sculptures retain extensive evidence of their original polychromy. The properties and spatial distribution of these pigment remains were...
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MIT wanted to commission a large scale artwork that would serve to 'illuminate a new campus gateway, inaugurate a space of exchange between MIT and Cambridge, and inspire our students, faculty, visitors, and the surrounding community to engage with art in new ways and to have art be part of their daily lives.' Among other things, the art was to ref...
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To solve the application of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in the design of urban sculpture space, a VR network model is implemented based on Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Computing. First, this work expounds and analyzes the theory of urban sculpture space and the interaction of urban sculpture space. Second, aiming at the problem that the de...
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To improve the analysis ability of point cloud 3D reconstruction of sparse images of nano-ceramic sculpture points, an automatic cloud 3D reconstruction method of nano-ceramic sculpture points based on sparse image sequence is proposed. Firstly, 3D angle detection and edge contour feature extraction methods are used to analyze 3D point cloud featur...
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Purpose: This study aims to design a prosthetic socket for transtibial (Below-knee) am-putees for ambulation from the sculptor's contribution. In an attempt, the study investigates the amputees' situation in Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis and explores in-depth studies on the special need for lower limb prosthesis with quality and attractiveness. Desig...
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The Goetheanum is one of the masterpieces of Twentieth Century architecture. The present building is the second iteration of Dr Rudolf Steiner's ideas of organic architecture for the site on a hill overlooking the Swiss village of Dornach. The Goetheanum was intended as a theatre and the global headquarters of the Anthroposophical Society. Goethean...
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Digitization of Cultural and Museum Heritage represents one of the most engaging challenges that would ensure a sustainable and ethical approach for next generations; digital technology’s pervasiveness imposes a comprehensive management of architectural heritage by producing facsimiles of buildings and artworks and by testing robust methodologies,...
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In vitro modeling of organs, tissues and systems is used to evaluate biopharmaceutical parameters of dosage forms and delivery systems – a trend that has been developing since the second half of the 20th century. One of the first among such models were devices for determining the parameter "Dissolution" of solid dosage forms. Today, with the growin...
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An artist cannot work without material. Everything, including immaterial resources such as time, can be material I use to form things.—Franz Erhard Walther, “Material." This chapter thinks about a selection of Walther's works from his intricate series Werksatz. Walther conceived of fabric objects—Werkstücke —as a starting point for actions performe...
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Salween River basin’s karst ecosystems in southeastern Myanmar remain largely unexplored and are likely to harbour a high terrestrial snail diversity that are often associated with high levels of snail endemism. Here, an outstanding group of new karst-associated terrestrial snails, Burmochlamys gen. nov. , are discovered. A study of the comparative...
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This study was carried out on a crucifix located inside the church of St. Mary Major in Acri. The story of this crucifix is not very clear, and its dating is still uncertain, as well; however, it ranges between the 15th and the 14th century. The wooden sculpture of the crucified body of Jesus was painted and the conservation state of the color appe...
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Hosting precious superb murals and painted sculptures from the fourth to the fourteenth century, the UNESCO word heritage site Mogao Grottoes are one of the most famous sites of Buddhist art. Although several reinforcement projects had been implemented, frequent rockfalls originated from the slope atop the cliff of Mogao Grottoes can be observed, r...
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Beginning in the second half of the Eighteenth Dynasty, a well-known corpus of small figurines are attested that depict monkeys imitating various human activities such as playing music, dancing or driving a chariot. Of these, a special subcorpus of figurines depicting monkeys driving chariots derives predominately from the village of Deir el-Medina...
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Lycophytes were an important group of plants in the late Permian (Lopingian) vegetation of Southwest China. However, our understanding of these lycophytes is based mostly on the study of megafossil specimens. Here, we describe a unique lycophyte megaspore, Paxillitriletes permicus Sui, McLoughlin et Feng sp. nov., from the Lopingian Xuanwei Formati...
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Kurzfassung einer poetischen Auseinandersetzung mit der Holzskulptur auf Muschelbett „Mäander idealtypisch“ von Titus Grab als künstlerische Resonanz.
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The accuracy and quality of the workpiece significantly depends on the degree of tool wear. The monitoring and prediction of tool wear are very important. Regretfully, most of references study on the tool wear based on the model of plane milling. It is well known that the cutting force and tool wear are great difference on the sculpture surfaces. S...
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This in vitro study aimed to examine the shear bond strength of composite on the dentin and enamel substrates when mixed with different composite-handling agents (CHAs). Eighty extracted molars were embedded into acrylic resin and sectioned sagittally. On the prepared specimens, four groups of resin mixtures were bonded onto the enamel or dentin su...
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The recovery of hundreds of skeletal remains of the extinct giraffid Decennatherium rex Ríos, Sánchez and Morales, 2017 from the Late Miocene deposits of the site Batallones-4 and Batallones-10 (MN 10, Cerro de los Batallones, Madrid Basin) sheds light on the complex intraspecific variability of the fossil giraffid. Here we reconstruct for the firs...
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The article discusses two medieval works of art in the museums in Poznan, but originating from medieval Livonia: a wooden sculpture of St Maurice from the altarpiece of the Black heads in Riga and a bronze aquamanile unearthed in Adavere, Estonia.
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No one who enters Christchurch Priory in Dorset can fail to be drawn to the large sculptural group situated to the south of the chancel beneath one of the arches of the aisle. Not only does the strikingly domestic group appear unusual in such a context - one expects a supine bishop or bombastic general - but the long inscriptions covering the tall...
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The paper aims to describe and analyze pieces of evidence of the influence of ancient Tibetan Buddhist art on Tibetan culture. The Ashtamangala symbol appears in the design of printed furniture and various complex murals in Buddhist architecture. The Tibetan Plateau artists apply the painted Ashtamangala symbols to represent the arts of soul. The f...
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Turing reaction-diffusion forms the basis for a multi-media, multi-technology approach to capture the mathematical/biological essence of morphogenesis in sculpture. The 2D Kassam algorithm for solving the differential equations defining reaction-diffusion is generalized to 3D. A carefully chosen threshold then generates a compelling isosurface that...
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Neocollyris (Stenocollyris) fedorenkoi sp.n. is described from Lam Dong Province, southern Vietnam. The new species is clearly distinguished from the especially similar N. (S.) compressicollis (W. Horn, 1909) and N. (S.) rubens (Bates, 1878) by the shape of the labrum, the more narrowly spaced eyes, the thin pronotum, the sculpture of narrower elyt...
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Optical crystals are ideal materials for complex functional and durable optical components, but their good stability and hardness bring about difficulties in high‐precision machining and require surface roughness below λ/10. Femtosecond laser ablation is a widely applicable processing method indifferent to material types, but its 3D fabrication cap...
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Liquid Film Sculptures In article number 2203222, Dongsheng Wen, Yanhui Feng, Zhichao Dong, and co‐workers, inspired by the natural behavior of a submerged lotus leaf that can expose itself to air after raindrop impact, propose a liquid film sculpture strategy that can precisely sculpt a liquid film into any graphic pattern. This strategy can be ap...
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Toyemia Minich, 1990, is a widespread member of late Permian freshwater fossil assemblages of European Russia. The scales and lepidotrichia hemisegments of this taxon show general resemblance to the palaeoniscoid-type ʻganoidʼ scales of most Palaeozoic actinopterygians, but differ from these in some morphological features. Architecture of the vascu...
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Liquid manipulation plays an increasingly critical role in daily life and future technological processes. Although intensive attention is paid on controlling droplets, how to manipulate the behavior of larger scale liquid film still remains mysterious. Here, a droplet‐impact‐induced liquid film sculpture strategy is demonstrated on a microstructure...
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Aiming at the problem of low efficiency and insufficient accuracy of threshold solution in multithreshold sculpture image segmentation, this paper proposes a threshold segmentation algorithm for sculpture images based on sparse decomposition. In this paper, sparse decomposition is introduced to optimize the model to reduce the impact of local noise...
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Art collecting in Brazil is a broadly recognized phenomenon; a fact that can be clearly seen from the country's many museums and collections. However, there are few collectors who have demonstrated an interest in Ancient Classical art. Among those who have is Ema Klabin, who acquired an important art collection. The Ema Klabin Collection contains a...
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Vilkhova O. P., Shcherbakov I.L., Lysenko O.Y. (supervisors). The specifics of the perception of works of kinetic art in public spaces.Master's thesis. In the master's qualification work the theoretical and practical experience of the peculiarities of the introduction of kinetic art in the socio-cultural environment is analyzed; the communicative a...
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This article aims to contribute to the reflection on the phenomenologies of non-identification with the cultural and artistic heritage, namely the architectural and sculptural, installed in the urban public space. Contemporary iconoclastic practices have made the political and media debate aware of the quality and pertinence of cities' aesthetic an...
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The unique collection of funerary and sepulchral sculptures represented by heritage properties from the War of 1866 has never been the subject of research and management by an official (legal) heritage institution. One of the reasons for this was the existence of a traditional and influential civic initiative in the form of the Society for the Pres...
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Yalos Foundation presents a show about shows: it includes twenty-five show proposals by Dmitry Borshch with images that accompanied them. He identifies the proposal, specifically for a visual arts show but this identification is extendable to other kinds – theater, dance, fiction book proposals – as a genre that may be elevated into literary art by...
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All forms of nature are worshipped in India from time immemorial including plants and animals. Nandi worship manifests from the Bull worship. When humans shifted from being the food gatherers to food producers, the Bulls played a crucial role. From the Neolithic period onwards, cattle assumed significance in the social and economic spheres. An icon...
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En los últimos años, la precipitación de carbonatos inducida microbiológicamente ha demostrado ser una potencial herramienta de restauración de piezas arquitectónicas y esculturas alrededor del mundo con buenos resultados a corto y largo plazo. En este trabajo se realizaron incubaciones partiendo de cepas bacterianas locales de Bacillus subtilis pr...
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The Atlas of Maritime Buddhism Catalogue was produced with the exhibition of the same name held at the City University of Hong Kong in 2021. Part of the exhibition included a display of previously unseen Buddhist sculpture from Hong Kong collections which were juxtaposed with famous Buddhist sculptures from major museums in Asia (presented in photo...
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Art and craft are something that signifies the human aesthetic, and cultural significance of the society. It is sometimes termed as human leisure time activity (ies) and part of the tradition which comprises the imagination, picture of god and goddess, memories of ancestor, folklore, economy and creativity or skill. In the modern era, this can be c...
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The phylum Tardigrada comprises ~ 1400 described species that inhabit a wide range of ecosystems throughout the globe. Tardigrades are generally considered taxonomically challenging due to a strongly limited number of taxonomically informative morphological traits and microscopic size. Of all tardigrade groups, the taxonomy of Milnesium Doyère, 184...