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Ongoing Mystery Over Ancient Greek Masterpieces Recovered Off Italy

The mystery over two magnificent ancient Greek statues remains -- almost half a century after the day they were recovered off the coast of the Italian region of Calabria in August of 1972. To this day, archaeologists and other scientists...

Ancient Greek and Roman Statues Re-Emerge After Decades in Storage

One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures opened to the general public for the first time in Rome last week. The 90 works from the Torlonia Collection -- the most prestigious private collection...

Abandoned Busts of Macedonian Heroes Will Stand Once Again in Thessaloniki

Several statues of heroes from the Macedonian struggle for union with Greece in the early twentieth century are set to return to a prominent place in a Thessaloniki square, the city's mayor announced on Monday. The marble busts of Greek...

Chinese Artist's Statues To Adorn Port of Thessaloniki

Fifteen statues created by the Chinese artist Xu Hongfei will be installed at Pier I of the port of Thessaloniki between December 17 and December 24 as part of Culture Week and a worldwide exhibition of the artist's sculpture,...

Magnificent Ancient Statues Unearthed in Central Greece

At least four marble statues of kouroi and parts of an ancient cemetery were discovered by a farmer near the town of Atalanti in Fthiotida, central Greece. The life-size kouroi, Greek statues representing young standing males, are in very good...

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

Athens Mayor George Kaminis announced his decision to move statues from central areas where vandalism is rife.The services of the Municipality of Athens on Thursday announced that they have already pinpointed 49 statues that are safe and are examining...