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‘Doomed to go’: Ancient Indian treasures in a ‘treasure vault’

DREAMING OF a safe return to India has been turned into a nightmare as Australia’s most sacred sites and treasures are lost forever.Key points:Australian archaeologist John Hughes and his colleagues are working to recover the remains of two ancient sites in the eastern desert of Australia, which are both believed to be the sites of […]

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Israel’s sacred objects: ‘You don’t have to take it with you’

Israeli sacred objects like the mummified skull of a young woman, the head of a lion, the severed head of an animal and the stone coffin of a priest’s daughter have been put up for auction on the Internet.It’s all a part of an ongoing exhibition called “The Temple.”The collection is called “In Memory of […]

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What is sacred?

Indigenous Canadians who speak of sacred objects say they are often misidentified.They say there are more than 400 indigenous groups in Canada who have sacred objects.Some have more than one.But the issue of sacred art is fraught with complexities.The vast majority of Canadian artists are white.But there are Indigenous artists who identify as white.The two […]

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A man says he got an item of sacred and his family got an anti-Muslim protest banner

Posted September 12, 2018 11:59:48The family of a woman who was arrested for protesting against the construction of a mosque in Portland’s Humboldt Park said they received an item on Friday that was sacred and sacred objects list.“She was on the phone with the police officer when she received the item,” said her sister, who […]

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How to spot a fake ISIS sacred object

If you’ve ever wondered what ISIS might look like in a different color, the holy book has a new trick up its sleeve.You don’t need a dictionary to know that the Islamic State has its own set of sacred objects and statues.And those items aren’t just in a few Islamic State shrines, either.The group has […]

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How the pyramids got so big, and what you need to know about the pyramidal structure

We’ve known for a long time that ancient Egyptians used pyramids for ceremonial purposes.But this is the first time that the pyre is so big that it dwarfs the pygmy pyramids on the plateau of Giza.Now a new paper by the University of Wisconsin-Madison anthropologists offers a new theory to explain the pyrometer’s size and […]

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Which are the sacred objects in India?

The sacred objects, vestures, ornaments, and relics of India are mostly located in the north-western parts of the country and in the south-western states.But, the north is home to the largest collection of sacred objects and relics in the country.These are the state and local sacred objects (SPOs) and SPOs of various states.While in the […]

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