The Idol Thief
"Vaman Ghiya operated one of the most extensive and sophisticated clandestine antiquities rings in history, and he had grown rich in the past three decades by smuggling thousands of Indian antiques to auction houses and private collectors in the West."
posted by dhruva
on May 14, 2007 -
The British Museum has put together a beautiful interactive display system they call "Turning the Pages
" for some of the rarest books in their collection, including the Sherborne Missal
. The technology has been developed to realistically replicate
the physical act of turning the pages of each individual book.
posted by anathema
on Aug 24, 2002 -