Auction House Takes Greece to Court over Ownership of Ancient Bronze Horse

Sotheby's fine-art brokers are taking Greece’s Ministry of Culture to court over the ownership of an ancient Greek bronze horse. The auction house has made...

Ancient Greek Medical Text Found Beneath Religious Psalms

Scientists in California have used X-rays to reveal hidden text from a medical manuscript by an ancient Greek doctor which was written on 6th-century...

National Hellenic Museum to Present Fascinating Ancient Greek Coins

A new exhibition at the National Hellenic Museum which will open March 4, will feature the story of coins from early use in ancient...

Greek-American Politicians Seek Hearing on Parthenon Marbles

Members of the U.S. Congress' Hellenic Caucus have requested the Committee on Foreign Affairs hold a hearing on their House Resolution saying the Parthenon...

Looted Greek Antiquities Seized from Billionaire’s Home, Authorities say

Authorities seized several Greek antiquities from the home and office of billionaire Michael H. Steinhardt on Friday, on the grounds that they have been...

Rare Ephesus Coin to be Auctioned in New York

A rare ancient Ephesus coin is to be sold by Heritage Auctions on January 7 in New York City, with an estimated price to...

Artist Remakes Ancient Greek Art with Pixels and Paint

British artist Elizabeth Price reconstructs on video works of art of the Minoan civilization that were formerly reconstructions of late archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans,...

Gods in Color Exhibition: The Ancient Greek World As Never Seen Before (photos)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) host Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World , an exhibition that presents ancient sculpture...

DNA Analysis Sheds Light to Minoans and Mycenaeans Origins

For the first time, scientists have obtained and analyzed genome sequences from the ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years...

Greek Forensic Archaeologist Uncovers Looted Vase at Metropolitan Museum

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art delivered an ancient vase to Manhattan's district attorney, after the DA had issued a warrant for the Greco-Roman...

Will We Ever Know Who the Berlin Painter Was?

Who was the Berlin Painter and why is he so interesting? An exhibition starting on March 4 at Princeton University attempts to shed light...

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and assistant DA Matthew Bogdanos, on Friday will deliver to Consul General of Greece in New York Dr....

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