Nagaur Fort, exterior, before, during and after conservation work. Photos courtesy of the Ahhichatragarh-Nagaur Fort, Mehrangarh Museum Trust

Nagaur Fort, exterior, before, during and after conservation work. Photos courtesy of the Ahhichatragarh-Nagaur Fort, Mehrangarh Museum Trust

Nagaur Fort, exterior, before, during and after conservation work. Photos courtesy of the Ahhichatragarh-Nagaur Fort, Mehrangarh Museum Trust

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  1. Hindi Bhajan Lyrics
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 1:24 am | Permalink

    The conservation work supported by the Getty Foundation at Nagaur is significant because remarkable historic architecture has been preserved, but equally important is the fact that the project has resulted in the training of Indian conservators – ensuring that the knowledge and techniques utilized at Nagaur will carry on.

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      GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 6, EPISODE 2

      Winter is coming. All men must die. And Game of Thrones is back! Stay tuned each week as we unpack Sunday’s episodes through masterpieces.

      Winter is coming indeed! A snowy forecast has just been resurrected thanks to a please-touch-me-and-cut-my-hair lady in red. The epic line “I drink and I know things” provides especially good wisdom for how to tame two dragons

      Several characters went at it this week: a soldier and a friar exchanged heated remarks in the presence of an armed peace mob, a girl with no name and another not-so-kind girl went stick to stick, a crow and a giant went crossbow to stone wall, a first-born son stabbed his father, starving hounds and a new mother went canines to flesh, and two brothers duked it out on a swinging bridge (one fell). Plus, the three-eyed raven (who sits in a tree) taught a forgotten character how to look into the past.


      To make our Game of Thrones posts more international, we’ll feature an image from our Global Middle Ages exhibition and pick “wildcard” images from other collections around the world.

      This week’s pick from the Getty’s Traversing the Globe exhibition comes from @lacma (because we love dragons). The wildcard images were selected from the British Museum (more dragons), the Morgan Library (giants!), and the Museo del Prado (hounds).

      Dive deeper with featurettes connecting the making of medieval manuscripts to the making of fantasy TV. 

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      #DesigningGoT - Live Stream May 4 at 7 PM PST

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      Tune in to the live stream here.

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