antiquities

an·tiq·ui·ty || æn'tɪkwətɪ n. ancient times, former ages; oldness, state of being ancient

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  • Antiquities Advisory Board — The Antiquities Advisory Board is a statutory body [ [http://www.amo.gov.hk/en/antiquities.php Leisure and Cultural Services Department Antiquities and Monuments Office ] ] of the Government of Hong Kong created in 1976 to evaluate old buildings… …   Wikipedia

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