May 2015 News

Photo credit: http://www.geographylists.com/syria_palmyra2.html
May 19, 2015
There are serious concerns about the fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra, Syria. Voices on the ground in Syria have been uttering the fear, that a take-over by...
May 18, 2015
Drs. Jens Stenger and Erin Mysak of the Technical Studies Laboratory participate in the Yale Center for British Art’s Reformation to Restoration project led by Jessica David...
May 18, 2015
The Meissen Study Day at the Legion of Honor, part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, was held on May 16, 2015. The event celebrated the exhibition A Princely Pursuit...
Aftermath of the insurgency at the Sukur Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site in Nigeria (Photo credit: Yusuf Abdallah Usman)
May 11, 2015
In response to the recent destruction of ancient treasures and historical sites in Syria and Iraq, Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH) and the...