The Calf Bearer: The Story of a Magnificent Ancient Greek Sculpture
This is the first photograph of the magnificent statue "The Calf Bearer" when it was discovered on the Acropolis in 1864.
The Ancient Greek Sculpture of Eros Captures Purity of Love
Eros, the ancient Greek god of love, is captured in this exquisite sculpture exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of New York sleeping peacefully. It is likely a religious sculpture that was dedicated to a sanctuary in honor of the gods...
Greek Art in All Its Stunning Glory: The Jockey of Artemision
The Jockey of Artemision, a large Greek bronze sculpture of a young boy riding a horse, is a magnificent surviving statue from Ancient Greece and a rare example of a racehorse in Greek sculpture. It was discovered in the fall...
Statue of Hercules Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Aizanoi
A stunning statue of Hercules, the Greek demigod, was recently unearthed in the Ancient Greek city of Aizanoi in Asia Minor, according to archaeologists statements. The statue was found during the excavations being carried out along Penkalas Stream in the...
Greece to Unveil Statue of Vietnam’s Communist Leader Ho Chi Minh
Greece's Foreign Minister announced during his visit to Vietnam on Monday that the country will honor Communist Leader Ho Chi Minh by unveiling a statue in the north of the country. Nikos Dendias made the announcement while in the capital...
Stunning Aphrodite of Milos Statue Unveiled on the Greek Island
A faithful copy of the stunning Aphrodite of Milos statue was unveiled recently on the Greek island of Milos from where it was taken by the French. The copy is placed at the archeological site near the same place where...
Moment Statue of Helios, the Sun God of Ancient Greece, was Unearthed
A magnificent marble portrait of Helios, the ancient Greek sun god, that was unearthed at the ancient Agora of Athens in 1970 is one of the most spectacular exhibits of the Ancient Agora Museum. Helios was said to drive his...
The Nurse Who Saved Thousands from the Greek and Armenian Genocide
Sara Corning was a Canadian nurse who saved thousands of Armenian and Greek orphans during the Genocide in Turkey. Her life of dedication and offering to fellow human beings made her a prominent figure in Canada, Armenia, and Greece where...
The Australian Savior of Thousands of Pontian Greek Refugees
Australian George Treloar saved thousands of Pontian Greek refugees who were forced to flee their ancestral homes in Turkey in the 1920s.
Iconic Helmet of Sparta Warriors Stolen from Town’s Monument
Greek police in Sparta have launched an investigation to discover the whereabouts of the iconic helmet that was stolen on Tuesday night from the center of the city. The imposing helmet, part of a statue dedicated to Sparta's glorious past,...
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