Augustus to rise again in Rome

The Roman emperor’s ruined mausoleum will be restored and reopened to the public

Published online: 19 August 2014

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Jordanian shopkeeper now helps protect Petra

A Unesco project has trained locals to monitor cracks in the ancient site’s stone face

Published online: 15 August 2014

All of Andy's films to be digitised, plus 4,000 videos

Special effects film company sponsors the MoMA and Warhol Museum co-production

Published online: 14 August 2014

Prints of Louvre masterpieces found covered in fungus

A collection of historic prints sent to Ecuador rediscovered in storage and restored for display

Published online: 14 August 2014

Mummies lied about their age

New research shows that ancient Egyptians might have started preserving their dead 1,500 years earlier than originally thought

Published online: 13 August 2014

Fitzwilliam Museum spruces up

The Cambridge institution has restored its 1848 portico and repainted its railings to their original colours of gold and green

Published online: 06 August 2014


Ommegang’s all here

Uniformed men on camelback, festooned floats, men wearing devil costumes and a sea of people dressed in conservative black: there is a lot...

You can’t always rent what you want

The 70,000 fans that filled the Circus Maximus for the Rolling Stones’ three-hour concert last weekend may have got Satisfaction, but it...

Save Rizzoli Books

New York’s Rizzoli bookstore, a midtown Manhattan cultural haven, may soon have to pack up shop and move to a new location thanks to a...