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VIDEO - "Amazons: Warrior Women in Myth, Art and History"

Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Stanford University Classics Department, reveals surprising details and new insights about the lives of flesh-and-blood women of the Eurasian steppes who were mythologized as Amazons: … 6 more words

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New Video: Mounting & Installing Staffordshire Hoard in New Gallery

http://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/video/installing-hoard-gallery – A new video on the Staffordshire Hoard, featuring the mounting and installing of Hoard objects into the new Staffordshire Hoard gallery at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. 7 more words

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Christie's Pulls Contested Antiquity from Upcoming Sale

The lead lot, by estimate, in Christie’s December 11, 2014 sale of antiquities, a 4,500-year-old Sardinian idol, has been withdrawn from the sale according to the Web site of the  227 more words

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Will Lack of Pre-1970 Provenance Spook Antiquities Buyers?

UPDATE: In a December 5, 2014 email Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, a Research Assistant in the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow, identified three works in the Christie’s sale that were connected to dealers and collectors who had handled looted works.   1,135 more words

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