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  • Israeli antiquities collectors acquitted of ossuary forgery

     
    A Jerusalem court acquitted Israeli antiquities collector Oded Golan of forging a stone burial box with the inscrpition James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."...
  • Oldest known Maya calendar, ancient paintings found in Guatemala

     
    In the remote northeastern corner of Guatemala, archaeologists have found what appears to be the 9th century workplace of a city scribe, an unusual dwelling adorned with magnificent pictures of the king and other royals and the oldest known Maya calendar....
  • The Look for Less: Dedon Obelisk vs. Nuevo Living Hourglass stacking outdoor furniture

     
    All-weather synthetic wicker makes it possible to leave patio furniture out all year long, at least in California. But what if your garden party grows from a small group to a bigger crowd, and those lounge sets are taking up too much valuable space? Dutch...
  • Art review: Emilie Halpern at Pepin Moore

     
    Emilie Halpern’s new exhibition of sculpture and photography at Pepin Moore is both poetic and diffuse, tracing somewhat mystical connections between astronomy, geography and ancient Egyptian mythology. Halpern has a knack for quiet, elegant pieces that...
  • Charges dismissed against ex-Getty curator Marion True by Italian judge [updated]

     
    The groundbreaking criminal trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended in a bureaucratic whimper Wednesday in Rome when the judged ended the proceedings, ruling that the statute of limitations had expired on the criminal charges...
  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball set for Nov. 6

     
    Preparations are being made for the Orlando Science Center's annual Neanderthal Ball, which doubles as a fundraiser for the center's youth programs. As the name indicates, the event has a caveman feel to it, taking place in the dinosaur exhibit. There's...
  • Pacific 10 Conference dedicating basketball season to John Wooden [Updated]

     
    Pacific 10 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday morning that the conference would dedicate its season to legendary UCLA basketball Coach John Wooden, who died in June at age 99. The conference's awards for coach of the year, given to.......
  • Miss USA Rima Fakih returns to Michigan to vote

     
    Among Tuesday's more obscure election results: At least one very pretty lady, Miss USA Rima Fakih, turned out to vote in Dearborn, Mich. Fakih, 25, flew in from New York to her 14th District hometown to pose for pics and......
  • SAUDI ARABIA: First pharaonic inscription sheds new light on pre-Islamic past

     
    Saudi archaeologists recently discovered the first royal pharaonic inscription on a mountain face near the ancient oasis city of Tayma, evidence, experts say, of the major trade networks that criss-crossed the region thousands of years ago. The...
  • Former Getty antiquities curator Marion True speaks out about her five-year trial in Italy

     
    The high-profile trial of Getty antiquities curator Marion True, charged by the Italian government with conspiring to traffic in looted art, ended last year on Oct. 13 after the statutes of limitations for her alleged crimes ran out. But the......
  • Video: Medieval Times performers take their jobs very seriously

     
    ROLE OF A LIFETIME: Medieval Times has long been a campy dinner alternative, but Orange County Register columnist Dave Whiting found that performing in the shows is serious business. He spent a day training there: My black leather glove only......