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Hundreds of Greek Artifacts to Be Exhibited in Korea for the First Time

South Korea's capital city of Seoul will receive for very the first time, hundreds of artifacts from ancient Greece for a unique exhibition which will open on Wednesday, June 5. The exhibition, called ''The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great''...

350 Greek Artifacts On Exhibit in China’s Forbidden City

Beijing's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, is currently showing an exhibit of 350 Ancient Greek artifacts. The exhibit will be open until December 16. The nearly-priceless antiquities were found nearly 2,000 years after they were buried at...

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...

Byzantine-Era Wine Presses Discovered in Israel with Depictions of Greek Gods Dionysus and Heracles

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, have revealed Ancient Byzantine-era wine presses, one of which has a mosaic depiction what appears to be a wine-drinking contest between the Greek gods, Dionysus and Heracles. The site of the Zippori National Park has...

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...