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Up close with the Karyatids

I was most impressed with the Karyatids (female figures) on the Erechtheion at the Acropolis when we visited last week.

The amazing sculptures are copies, the originals, 5 of the 6, are in the Acropolis museum. 355 more words

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Hera Hotel

Hera Hotel’s architectural design is inspired by the grandeur of the ancient Athenian past, it’s Golden era. 537 more words

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Acropolis Museum Statues

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum Statues Athens Greece by Patroklos Stellakis 8 more words

Patroklos Stellakis

February 7, 2017 -Greek Food 1 - Stomach 0

Last night was a very long night.  I had such a good dinner, totally off my regular diet and as I wrote yesterday I so enjoyed it but a price was paid for it.   755 more words

The Case for the Elgin Marbles

I was reading Keats last night:

My spirit is too weak – mortality
Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep,
And each imagined pinnacle and steep…

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Ancient Greece

Top 10 museums in the world - 2016

The ten best museums in the world chosen by the international travel agency Trip Advisor, according to the opinions of visitors, the Acropolis museum to be in the top ten and what specifically in ninth and fifth in the top of Europe. 126 more words

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