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Irreplaceable Art Objects Will Get Virtual Backup Copies

The ravages of time, alongside acts of war and religious fundamentalism, have taken their toll on the world's artistic legacy. Events like the burning of the Library of Alexandria, the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan and the sacking of historic Palmyra in Syria point to the fragility of mankind's shared artistic and cultural heritage. Museums see themselves as repositories of culture as much as places to display the world's great work. The Uffizi...

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