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The Handshake: The Ancient Greek Gesture May Fade Away Post-Covid

The first nearly-universal way of greeting someone, portrayed for the first time in the arts of ancient Greece, has now been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic after thousands of years of use.

Ancient Greek Artifacts Uncovered in Slovakia

Βronze pieces of a Greek warrior’s breastplate have been unearthed near an ancient Celtic fortified settlement in southern Slovakia. Regine Thomas of Cologne University digitized and analyzed the pieces, and determined they were once part of a relief that depicted...

‘Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greeks’ Exhibition in Moscow Displays Ancient Treasures

A bronze medal depicting a 2nd century BC bust of Athena Promachos is currently on display in the Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greeks exhibition at the State Historical Museum of Russia in Moscow. The exhibition, which runs to February,...

Kallos Gallery to exhibit at Frieze Masters, Unveiling Rare Cretan Bronze Helmet

As a part of their Frieze Masters art fair, Kallos Gallery in London will be unveiling a rare Cretan bronze helmet featuring a tall crest and open-face design dating back to 650-620 BC. The helmet is one of two in...

'Myths in Our Hands' Exhibit at Archaeological Museum of Delphi

The Archaeological Museum of Delphi hosts a sculpture exhibition "Myths in Our Hands" with works by Aphrodite Liti. Through a collection of eighteen ring-sculptures, the artist demonstrates the symbolism of jewelry as a talisman but also as a symbol of...

Greek Intercepts the Auction of Ancient Greek Amphora from 5th Century B.C.

Recently, an ancient Greek amphora from the 5th century B.C was due to be auctioned at Christie's London on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 for an estimated sale bid of £15,000 to £25,000. The black-figured amphora is attributed to the Bucci...

Tech Companies Team Up to Scan and Preserve Ancient Greek Artifacts

Tech companies Threeding and Artec have teamed up in order to participate in the preservation efforts of ancient Greek artifacts. The two companies will be digitizing certain artifacts in 3D form and adding the finished result to their online...