Cultural Postcards [2016-10-09

  • Near East: Byzantine cistern filled with cement

  • Heritage: Napoleon’s iconic hat up for auction in France

  • Mexico: Ancient artefacts auctioned over Mexico objections

  • Heritage: Egypt convicts Germans over artefact theft

  • More Stuff: Art historian cracks the code of an ancient temple

  • UK: National Trust plans trail for Iron Age hill fort find

  • More Stuff: Egypt to open Sphinx area to tourists again

  • South America: Burke Museum to return artifacts to Peruvian government

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