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Project on cultural heritage inaugurated

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MANSEHRA: A project titled “Campaign for Protection of Cultural Heritage in and Around Hazara University” was inaugurated at the Senate Hall of the campus on Saturday. The project, funded by the USEFP-Pak US Alumni Network (USEFP-PUAN), will be launched by the Department of Archaeology, Hazara University, said a press release. The event was attended by […]

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Artefact discovered at Umerkot Fort

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UMERKOT: Initiation of exploration and conservation work within the historically important Umerkot Fort led to an early discovery of a two-foot-long and nine-inch-wide stone slab with an image of a horse-rider and a woman on Tuesday. The artefact seems to be centuries old but there was no one present there to establish or at least […]

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Exhibition on Indus Civilisation kicks off at Lahore Museum

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LAHORE: To celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan, the Lahore Museum arranged a special exhibition titled “Belief and Identity” about the cultural, historic roots of Pakistan. History related photos, paintings and some of the installations depicting building structures in an artistic way were exhibited in a stylish manner. A young artist, Mazhar Naveed, a graduate […]

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Customs prevent heist of history

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JAMAL SHAHID ISLAMABAD: Customs officers at the Islamabad airport seized a large black plastic bag from an outbound passenger late last month but left the expert inspection of its contents to archaeologists. “It was smart of them to bring the catch to us,” Director General of the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) Fazaldad Kakar […]

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