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De Anza’s Euphrat finds ‘common ground’ with new exhibit – The Mercury News

The Euphrat Museum of Art is getting a jump on next year’s Silicon Valley Reads with the opening of an in-person exhibition that dovetails with that event’s theme of “The Power of Kindness, Resilience, and Hope.” The museum at De Anza College is set to open “common ground” to the public on Saturdays starting Dec. 18. The artwork in “common ground,” which can also ...

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Career performer, artist finds community in new hometown of Arthur | Art

ARTHUR — As he weaved past the stuffed animals, designer handbags and expensive paintings in his art gallery in downtown Arthur, Jerry Winters posed a question.“Do you want me to play something for you?” he asked.Dressed in a navy blue blazer, pink shirt, orange-and-blue plaid pants and a gold paisley tie with a matching pocket square, his style directly contrasts with the small town ...

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Teenager Finds Bronze Age Hoard of Artifacts with a Metal Detector – ARTnews.com

Milly Hardwick, a 13-year old in England, found a treasure trove of Bronze Age artifacts on the countryside using a metal detector, the New York Times reports. She had been out with her grandfather and father, who were each equipped with their own detector, scanning the fields when Milly’s detector started to give off a high-pitched sound. Her father immediately began digging and unearthed ...

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Machu Picchu Is Older Than Experts Have Long Thought, Study Finds – ARTnews.com

Machu Picchu, the Inca palace tucked away in the mountains of Peru, may be a quarter-century older than previously thought. According to a new study published in Antiquity this month, a team of researchers used advanced radiocarbon dating to determine that the site was in use from 1420 to 1530 C.E. Using accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) the team was able to date human remains ...

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Spanish cave art created by Neanderthals, study finds

Now over 1,000 graphic representations, mostly attributed to the Upper Paleolithic era, have been described. It’s one of three sites that contains some of the oldest known cave art, dating back to more than 65,000 years ago. The red pigments researchers studied, located in a stalagmitic dome in the cave’s lower gallery, were analyzed and found to have been intentionally applied through splattering and ...

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Electric Company Finds Thousands of Millennia-Old Objects in England – ARTnews.com

An electric company in England has uncovered a host of millennia-old objects dating to the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Roman, and Saxon periods at a site near the city of Dorchester. Spanning 6,000 years of history, the artifacts were excavated as part of a project that lasted almost two years. The finds were announced last month by the London-based electric company National Grid, which partnered ...

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Amateur Archaeologist Finds Prehistoric Deer Carvings in Scotland – ARTnews.com

Amateur archaeologist Hamish Fenton discovered depictions of deer dating to the Neolithic or Early Bronze Age in a prehistoric burial tomb, the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced in a statement. This is the first time such carvings have been found in the country. The rock art, estimated to be around 4,000 or 5,000 years old, was found in Dunchraigaig Cairn in Kilmartin Glen on ...

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