Cultural Postcards [2016-08-14

  • Near East: Byzantine monuments in Istanbul neglected

  • Middle East: Militants threaten ancient sites in Iraq, Syria

  • Heritage: Germans return stolen parts of Great Pyramid

  • India: Plan to develop Buddhist site at Chebrolu

  • Near East: Syrian World Heritage sites showing significant damage

  • Italy: American tourists caught with Pompeii 'souvenir'

  • Heritage: Egypt's Marina El-Alamein to open in April

  • North America: Ancient Native American burial mounds get state historical marker

  • Netherlands: Science comes to the rescue of art

  • Near East: AIA affiliated society to auction Egyptian artefacts

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