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Mask with Ancient Greek-Style Elements Discovered in Egypt

A silver face mask gilded with gold, a mummification workshop, mummies and sarcophagi have been discovered at a tomb complex in Saqqara, Egypt, an Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) report says. The discovery was made by a team of Egyptian archaeologists...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels have been discovered inside an archaeological site during a Syrian army mine-clearance operation in the...

‘Hellas’ Exhibition at Baku Features Children’s Art Inspired by Ancient Greece

An art exhibition entitled “Hellas” in the Centro Italiano Baku has opened its doors for little art lovers until March 11, featuring art by children inspired by Ancient Greece, according to a Azernews report. The theme of the exhibition is...

Α Journey to the Land of Immortals; 4,000 Years of Greek Treasures

The largest exhibition that has ever been organized in Japan, will contain Greek showpieces exclusively from Greek museums and will take place in three different locations starting in the summer of 2016. The touring exhibition "Α Journey to the Land...

Young Actors in Venezuela Perform Ancient Greek Mythology Plays

Around twenty young actors from Venezuela are part of a theater group, called Mythological Hybris, which explores ancient Greek mythology and psychology. The group was created in 1996 and is directed by José Enrique “Chely” Escalona. The company is “the...

Ancient Greek Lyre Concert Held in China For the First Time

The sounds of ancient Greek Lyre, were heard for the first time in China. Renown Guzheng virtuoso Chang Jing gave a concert in Shanghai in which she played the ancient Greek instrument. Chang Jing recently finished her music travel in...

Alexander the Great Depicted in Israeli Mosaics

This summer, excavations directed by UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences professor Jodi Magness revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of the Late Roman synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq in Israel. The mosaic discovered in...

Researchers Translate Ancient Greek Recipe for Hangover

Over a century ago, researchers Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt discovered 500,000 ancient documents in the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus. The 1,900-year-old papyri contained several ancient Greek texts, including cures and remedies. One text in particular explained how to...

Graffiti Art From Greek Myth ‘Niobe’ in Gaza

Releasing a two-minute video on his website featuring his new art pieces scattered across depressing Palestinian ruins, world's best-known mystery graffiti artist Banksy repositions the popular ancient Greek myth of "Niobe" into the new spatio-temporal setting of Gaza. Banksy, using his artistic stubbornness as...

Indian Collection Inspired by Greek Grandeur

The Indian designer duo Arhhan Singh and Junaaid have launched their new spring summer collection for 2014 under their label AnuNakki. According to the designers, ancient Greek culture was the main inspiration of their work. "The collection has been inspired...