A priceless archaeological treasure surfaced following the recent downpours that fell in Ierapetra, Crete.
According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service.
According to the first estimate of the archaeologist curator of… more »
“A fascinating Macedonia Tomb of Makridi Bey dated between the late 4th and early 3rd century BC has been restored and opened to the public in Thessaloniki. The tomb is representative of the massive wealth that poured into Macedonia after Alexander the Great’s conquests eastward.
Visitors to this magnificent tomb are greeted by the… more »
World-renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, will deliver the 2017 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities on May 1 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Her talk, “Powerlessness and the Politics of Blame,” will draw upon her years… more »
AntiquiTEA is A civilized learning experience. Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as museum curators and Emory faculty members and graduate students discuss works of art in the collections and exhibitions. These programs are free and open to the Emory community and the public. THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 @ 4 pm Before painting and firing… more »
The American Academy in Rome announced today that John Ochsendorf, a preservation engineer, historian, and educator, has been selected as the 23rd Director of the Academy “The breadth of John’s experience makes him an ideal choice,” said AAR President and CEO Mark Robbins. “His rigorous intellect and administrative abilities will further the support of our… more »
Noble Marbles Lecture Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:30 – 8:30pm @Ackerman Hall,Michael C. Carlos Museum Although the Parthenon began its long existence as a classical temple to the Greek goddess Athena, it later served as a Christian church dedicated to Mary, and eventually as an Islamic mosque. How a pagan temple could be adapted to meet… more »