29 juillet 2010

Archaeologists Discover 2,400-Year-Old Weapons and Tools in Valencia

The fittings of an iberian door near three swords, several spears, the hilt of a shield and a knife, --all of them dated from 4th Century B.C. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The finding of a set of useful weapons for warriors from 2400 years ago in La Bastida de les Alcusses located in Moixent (Valencia) has confirmed this excavation as "the peninsular town of reference to study the Iberian period." This has been assured by the delegate of the department of Culture of the Provincial Council of Valencia, Salvador... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2010

Painting by Spanish Baroque Master Francisco Ribalta Restored After Being Hidden in Church

One of the restorers points at the painting The Calvary, by Spanish baroque painter Francisco Ribalta (1565-1628), during the presentation of the artwork after it was restored in Valencia, eastern Spain. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The old Church of San Esteban, on Colón de Valencia Street, had been its hiding place for centuries. The piece, which was completely blackened, had gone unnoticed for many years. The weather had harmed the painting, in fact, 40% of the paint was gone. For seven months, three conservators from the... [Lire la suite]
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