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‘Very Important’ Ancient Roman Site in England Could Fall Into the Sea – ARTnews.com

British archaeologists warned Tuesday that an ancient Roman site in Folkestone was at risk of falling into the ocean within the next century. The Canterbury Trust, which manages the site, announced that the Roman villa there was in danger on the same day that it revealed that archaeologists had exposed a mosaic in the structure. It marked the first time the mosaic had seen ...

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Remnants of Ancient Roman Turret Discovered at Hadrian’s Wall in England – ARTnews.com

Remnants of a turret from Hadrian’s Wall were unearthed by archaeologists during construction work for student accommodations in Ouseburn, near Newcastle, England. Hadrian’s Wall was a defensive fortification that spanned 73 miles across Roman Britain. Sixteen stone forts were built every 1,000 paces, with 80 milecastles, turrets and 6 supply forts set in between. Construction along the Stanegate Road route began in 122 CE ...

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Medieval Pub Buried Beneath Grazing Pasture Is Unearthed in England – ARTnews.com

After spending three weeks excavating a medieval town whose remains were buried under what is now a grazing pasture, archaeologists have found evidence of an alehouse house dating back multiple centuries, the BBC reports. Among the items found at the site in East Yorkshire, outside the city of Leeds, were a large numbers of jugs and pottery beakers, which suggests that the site was ...

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Ancient Roman Villa in England is Reburied One Year After Rediscovery – ARTnews.com

The ruins of an ancient Roman villa in England have been reburied on the recommendation of the government preservation organization Historic England just one year after they were found. Located in what is now the town of Scarborough, the site included a large home, with a number of rooms coming off a circular central room, and a bathhouse roughly the size of two tennis ...

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Art Industry News: Archaeologists Rebury an Ancient, ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ Villa in England to Protect It for the Future + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 10. NEED TO READ Tate Chair Responds to Recent Allegations – Tate chair Roland Rudd said the institution “regrets” how its relationship with three artists ended after one of them was disinvited from ...

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Medieval Shipwreck Discovered Off the Coast of England – ARTnews.com

A local charter boat captain discovered a medieval shipwreck in 2020 near Poole Bay on the southern coast of England, Bournemouth University announced last week. The shipwreck is the first known shipwreck remains from the 11th to the 14th century. The shipwreck was preserved due to unique environmental factors, according to maritime archaeologists now excavating and analyzing the site. “Very few 750-year-old ships remain ...

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In Pictures: See Some of the Fabulously Fun Visual Artworks Decorating This Year’s Henley Music and Arts Festival in England

A summertime music and arts festival may not be your usual venue for selling art, but then the annual Henley Festival in Henley-on-Thames isn’t your usual festival. While the principal players in the festival, which ended July 10, were the musicians and comedians taking the stage, from Tom Jones to Boney M, a slew of contemporary art installations were scattered across the site of ...

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Pioneering Artist Isaac Julien Knighted By Queen of England – ARTnews.com

Isaac Julien, a filmmaker whose work has explored intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and class across the years, has become one of the few Black artists to be knighted by the Queen of England. On Thursday, the Queen revealed her 2022 Birthday Honours List, which includes news of members of all sectors of British society who have received special honors. Julien was knighted alongside ...

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“Primavera -Spring Festa-” Solo Show by Takeru Amano at Moosey Gallery in Norwich, England – StreetArtNews

Japanese artist Takeru Amano comes to our Norwich gallery for his debut solo show at Moosey | Opening: Thursday, 31st March from 6-8pm. Born in 1977, the artist has exhibited all over the world from Tokyo, Hong Kong, to Paris, London and now Norwich (the cherry on top). Takeru lived in New York in the late 90’s before settling back in Japan, where a blend ...

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Burning Man Artist David Best Will Build—and Then Burn—a Massive Covid Memorial Temple in England

In May, a monumental temporary wooden sculpture will be erected to honor U.K.’s losses during the Covid-19 pandemic. And then it will be burned. Titled Sanctuary, the intricately-carved, 22-meter (65-foot) wooden piece is designed by the California artist David Best. The structure will echo the temples Best has previously built at Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, where a “Temple Burn” has long ...

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