Greek funeral customs
Greek Funeral Customs, From Ancient Times to Today
The funeral and burial customs of the ancient Greeks, and even the Greeks of today, are and were so very different to those in other parts of the world that they hold a fascination for many today. Originally closely linked...
Ancient Greek Vases Were Decorated With Gypsum, Researchers Say
Researchers say that ancient Greek vases dating back to 450 to 440 BC used in the funeral rites of the elite most likely used gypsum in their distinctive white backgrounds. Most kraters created in ancient Greece had red backgrounds, although...