The Most Beautiful Diamond in the World Sells at Record Price of $49.9 Million
A rare pink diamond, one of the most beautiful gems in the world, has sold at a record price in Hong Kong, fetching 49.9 US dollars.
76 Million-Year-Old Gorgosaurus Skeleton To Be Auctioned In New York
A huge skeleton of a Gorgosaurus is up for auction, according to an announcement made by auction house Sotheby's. The Tyrannosaurus rex relative roamed the world around 76 million years ago. The Gorgosaurus skeleton will be the centerpiece of Sotheby's...
The Greek Archaeologist Who Hunts Down Looted Antiquities
Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis has become a nuisance for the wealthy auction houses of New York and London.
Greece Wins Case in Dispute With Sotheby’s Over Ancient Artifact
A US court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Greece in a dispute with Sotheby’s over the sale of an exquisite ancient Greek bronze horse, in what has been hailed as a landmark decision. The Greek Culture Ministry said it...
Greek Ministry of Culture in Legal Dispute over Return of 8th Century BC Antiquity
Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni met on Monday with a New York City assistant prosecutor over the repatriation of an 8th century BC bronze statuette which was illegally exported from Greek territory. The Greek minister met with...
Historic Greek Villa Up For Sale
A majestic villa overlooking the town of Hydra in the Aegean is up for sale by the Sotheby's group with a price tag of 4.5 million euros ($5.1 million). Grande Dame was constructed in 1808 by Venetian architects and was...
Greek Painting Sold at London Sotheby’s for More than 300,000 Euros
A painting by famous Greek artist Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas exceeded all expectations at an auction held by Sotheby’s in London. A Travelers La Ville was sold for more than 300,000 euros, while the estimated sale price was 100,000-150,000. The oil on canvas...
Sotheby's Selling Antiquities Claiming They Come from Amphipolis
The interest around the ancient Greek tomb of Amphipolis may have decreased dramatically over the last months, however, the “brand name” created during the excavations and thanks to the mystery regarding the dead who were buried in Casta hill,...
Greek Paintings on Auction in London
Sotheby’s 19th-Century European Paintings sale in London on Nov. 20 will offer a rich selection from the 19th and early 20th Centuries, including a collection of Greek painters on auction. The include works from Theodoros Rallis, George Jakobides, Giannis...
Embiricos’ Art Collection Will Be Auctioned
Sotheby’s has announced the sale of 11 works from the estate of Greek shipping magnate George Embiricos in a series of auctions to be held from November 2012 through March 2013 in New York and London. The collection, between many...
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