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Ancient Greek Clogs Discovered in Istanbul

A pair of ancient Greek clogs, dating back 1,500 years, were among the findings unearthed by archaeologists in Istanbul, Turkey. According to the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet the excavations on the site of Yenikapı revealed important finds, including human footprints from...

Spain: French Couple Caught Looting Ancient Greek and Roman Ruins

Spanish police reported that a French couple was allegedly caught looting ancient coins, brooches and other artifacts from an archaeological site, containing numerous ancient Greek and Roman ruins. The couple was found by police inside a vehicle that was parked...

British Museum to Air 30-Minute Greek Art Presentation

The British Museum in London has organized a live-streaming presentation of its hit exhibition “Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art,” set to air on Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 pm (local time). The 30-minute live broadcast, sponsored by Julius...

Cycladic Figurines in Rome’s Colosseum

Artifacts from the collections of the Greek Cycladic Art Museum will be transferred to Rome in order to be included in a major exhibition on Ancient Earth, presented at the Colosseum. The exhibition, titled “TerrAntica; Volti, miti e immagini della...

The Ideal of Ancient Greek Beauty At British Museum

The British Museum’s new blockbuster show, entitled "Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art," includes a variety of breathtaking in accuracy and realism works of art that will urge visitors to follow a visually awe-inspiring and thought-provoking exploration of the human body. The...

British Museum Exhibition on the Body in Ancient Greek Art

The British Museum will be hosting an exhibition entitled "Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art" from March 26 to July 5, 2015. This major exhibition will focus on the human body and the way it was portrayed...

Discover Ancient Greek Art in Ottawa

The University of Ottawa museum of classical antiquities has launched a collection of Authentic Replicas from Ancient Greece. Ancient Greek art pieces were loaned to the museum by Greek Embassy ahead of the celebrations marking 70 years of Greek-Canadian...