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World’s Best Preserved Hellenistic Paintings Restored in Jordan

World’s Best Preserved Hellenistic Paintings Restored in Jordan September 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Experts from the Courtauld Institute in London have restored a number of 2000-year old Hellenistic-style wall paintings at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra in Jordan. Coated by centuries of black soot, smoke and other matter, the restoration project took about three years and revealed the exceptional...