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Bayeux Tapestry replica comes to UW-Oshkosh

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Buy PhotoRenee Pasewald and others hang the Bayeux Tapestry at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus. The work is on view all week in Dempsey Hall.(Photo: Joe Sienkiewicz, Joe Sienkiewicz / USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)Buy PhotoVisitors to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh have a chance this week to channel their inner Henry Jones Jr.But unlike Harrison Ford's character in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," visitors to Dempsey Hall really could be there to view the tapestries.Ah, well, one really long tapestry, anyway.UW-Oshkosh will host one of four full-scale replicas of the Bayeux Tapestry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. On loan from the University of North Georgia, the 230-foot-long work depicts the 1066 Norman ...
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A 10th century Khmer sandstone sculpture that had been on display for 30 years a...

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A 10th century Khmer sandstone sculpture that had been on display for 30 years at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) in the United States will be officially ...
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Khmer Times Sunday, 27 March 2016 141 views A 10th century Khmer sandstone sculpture that had been on display for 30 years at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) in the United States will be officially welcomed home today at the Council of Ministers.   The sandstone statue, a torso of Rama with a quiver behind its right shoulder, is 160 centimeters high and missing its head, arms and feet and will be officially welcomed back today with a ceremony at the Council of Ministers. The statue has been kept at the National Museum since arriving in Cambodia from the US on February 26.   The torso of Rama was acquired by the DAM in 1986 from the Doris Weiner Gallery in New York. The museum carried out some research into the works in its collection and aft...
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