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New York of the 50s in the lens of Ernst Haas
New York of the 50s in the lens of Ernst Haas
Ernst Haas is one of the pioneers of color photography and strongly influenced the photographic art of the XX century. His work attracted the attention of the publishers of LIFE magazine, whose offer Haas declined because he did not want to be limited...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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A large statue of the unifier of Japan was found in Osaka
A large statue of the unifier of Japan was found in Osaka
In the Japanese city of Osaka, in one of the temples called Omiyajinja found a large wooden statue of the warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The discovery of the artifact was reported on may 21. It is known that the statue was made in the Edo period...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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Chad presented four coins with the image of a coronavirus
Chad presented four coins with the image of a coronavirus
Chad issued a numismatic series consisting of four silver coins dedicated to the coronavirus. The reverse of each instance contains a color image of a virus that has become familiar, and the obverse bears the coat of arms of the Republic. The coin...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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The life of Athens in the 70-ies of the photo Eddie Girdner
The life of Athens in the 70-ies of the photo Eddie Girdner
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. During the Golden age of Greece (500-300 BC), it was an important cultural center that significantly influenced the development of world civilization. The city retained its importance until the rise of...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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Outdoor education: open-air schools
Outdoor education: open-air schools
In the first half of the XX century. open-air schools were popular in Europe and North America. They were intended to prevent the spread of tuberculosis. Such educational institutions for children were built away from urban centers, often in rural areas...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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Chinese archaeologists have found a pitcher in the shape of a bird
Chinese archaeologists have found a pitcher in the shape of a bird
While studying a tomb in the city Of Sanmenxia in China, researchers discovered a bronze jug that still contains liquid. The age of the artifact is more than 2 thousand years. The volume of the contents is 3000 ml of light brown substance. The liquid...
30 May 2020, 21:05
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Forbidden city: the island nation of Samoa unveiled a square coin
Forbidden city: the island nation of Samoa unveiled a square coin
One of the numismatic innovations released this year in Samoa is dedicated to the world's largest Palace complex – the Forbidden city, located in Beijing. The square copper coin, issued in a limited edition of 600 copies, contains a relief concave image...
29 May 2020, 22:47
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In Israel, a boy found an artifact with an age of 3.5 thousand years
In Israel, a boy found an artifact with an age of 3.5 thousand years
In Israel, during a family walk in the ancient city of tel Jemmeh, a boy found a small clay plate, which was reported to historians. It turned out that this find is about 3.5 thousand years old. A small square plate with sides 2,8x2,8 cm depicts two...
29 May 2020, 21:01
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In Norway, a couple found an ancient bead and an axe under their home
In Norway, a couple found an ancient bead and an axe under their home
Ancient artifacts were found in one of the Norwegian residential buildings during the renovation. A married couple who own a house built in 1914, decided to make major repairs to the housing. To improve thermal insulation, residents decided to...
29 May 2020, 12:51
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Old photos of architectural sights of Zholkva
Old photos of architectural sights of Zholkva
The city of Zholkva, located in the Lviv region, was built around a castle built at the end of the XVI century. near the village of Vinniki. In the beginning of XVIII century there was the residence of Peter I, and in 1772 the city came under Hapsburg...
28 May 2020, 23:09
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