antiquities

  • 1 Antiquities — Antiquities, nearly always used in the plural in this sense, is a term for objects from Antiquity, especially the civilizations of the Mediterranean: the Classical antiquity of Greece and Rome, Ancient Egypt and the other Ancient Near Eastern… …

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  • 2 Antiquities — Antiquity An*tiq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Antiquities}. [L. antiquitas, fr. antiquus: cf. F. antiquit[ e]. See {Antique}.] 1. The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity. [1913… …

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  • 3 antiquities — noun A written account of history …

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  • 4 antiquities — an·tiq·ui·ty || æn tɪkwÉ™tɪ n. ancient times, former ages; oldness, state of being ancient …

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  • 5 antiquities — an object or building from the distant past. → antiquity …

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  • 6 Antiquities trade — is the trade in historical artifacts from around the world. This trade may be illicit or completely legal. The illicit antiquities trade involves non scientific extraction that ignores the archaeological and anthropological context from which the …

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  • 7 Antiquities and Monuments Office — (zh cp|c=古物古蹟辦事處|p=Gǔwù Gǔjī Bànshìchù) was established when the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance was enforced in 1976 which to be preserve Hong Kong s monuments are under appropriate protection. Its head office is now housed in Former Kowloon …

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  • 8 Antiquities of the Jews — ( Antiquitates Judaicae in Latin) was a work published by the importantStephen L. Harris, Understanding the Bible , (Palo Alto: Mayfield, 1985).] Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. Antiquities of the Jews is a history of… …

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  • 9 Antiquities, Biblical — • Details domestic, political, and sacred antiquities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 10 Antiquities Act — Devils Tower, the first National Monument The Antiquities Act of 1906, officially An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities (16 USC 431–433), is an act passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt on… …

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  • 11 Antiquities Advisory Board — The Antiquities Advisory Board is a statutory body [ [http://www.amo.gov.hk/en/antiquities.php Leisure and Cultural Services Department Antiquities and Monuments Office ] ] of the Government of Hong Kong created in 1976 to evaluate old buildings… …

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  • 12 Antiquities of Mexico — Infobox Book name = Antiquities of Mexico title orig = translator = image caption = Title page of volume 1 author = Lord Kingsborough illustrator = cover artist = country = London, England language = series = subject = genre = publisher = A.… …

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  • 13 Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance — The Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance, in Hong Kong Law (Cap. 53), was enacted in 1976 to preserve the objects of historical, archaeological and palaeontological interest and for matters ancillary thereto or connected therewith. It is… …

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  • 14 Antiquities of the Jews, The — ▪ work by Josephus Latin  Antiquitates Judaicae,         an account of Jewish history from its early beginnings to the revolt against Rome in AD 66, written in Greek in about AD 93 by Flavius Josephus (Josephus, Flavius), a general in the Jewish… …

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  • 15 Antiquities Authority — government body responsible for the preservation of ancient sites …

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  • 16 Supreme Council of Antiquities — The Supreme Council of Antiquities (often called SCA) is the branch of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture responsible for the conservation, protection and regulation of all antiquities and archaeological excavations in Egypt. Established in 1859 as …

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  • 17 Israel Antiquities Authority — The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) [רשות העתיקות] (before 1990, the Israel Department of Antiquities) is an independent Israeli governmental authority responsible for enforcing the 1978 Law of Antiquities by regulating excavation and… …

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  • 18 Supreme Council of Antiquities — Das Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA, dt. „Oberster Rat für Altertümer“, arabisch ‏المجلس الأعلى للآثار‎) untersteht dem Ägyptischen Ministerium für Kultur und ist verantwortlich und bestimmend für die Regulierung aller archäologischen… …

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  • 19 Biblical Antiquities — • Details domestic, political, and sacred antiquities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Biblical Antiquities     Biblical Antiquities      …

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  • 20 Museum of Antiquities (Saskatoon) — For other Museums with the same name, see Museum of Antiquities (disambiguation). Coordinates: 52°07′50″N 106°37′57″W / 52.13053°N 106.63253°W …

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