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Why Greek Statues Have Small Penises: Woman’s Lecture Goes Viral

A woman's explanation of why ancient Greek statues have small penises has gone viral on TikTok. Even a casual glance at classical sculptures in a museum will reveal that the penis on marble depictions of nude gods and heroes is...

Unfinished Roman-era Statue Unearthed in Veria, Greece

An unfinished Roman-era statue made of marble was unearthed in an excavation in Veria recently, according to a statement issued by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Wednesday. The statue, which does not have a head, is three-fifths life size;...

2000-Year-Old Statues Found in Hellenic City of Blaundos

Archaeologists excavating the site of the Hellenic-era city of Blaundos in western Turkey recently discovered two 2000-year-old statues. The announcement of the discovery was made on December 18 by the Turkish news agency Anadolu. Blaundos was first settled by Macedonians who came...

Turkish Religious Group Demands Removal of Greek Philosopher Statue

A religious conservative foundation staged a protest in Turkey's Black Sea province of Sinop on Tuesday, demanding to remove a statue of ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes, Turkish news daily Hurriyet reported. The Erbakan Foundation said it was protesting the fact...

Outcry for Greek Statues Snapped in Tulle and Feathers

The ancient Greek statues known as the Riace Bronzes were dressed in white tulle, feathers and leopard print underwear by photographer Gerald Bruneau, causing the outrage of people who love ancient Greece and history.  "I love to be provocative," said the photographer,...