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The Paphos Mosaics of Cyprus

Today, their luxury vehicles, private jets and sleek yachts identify the rich and famous. But in the third century AD, the very rich – at least in Cyprus – showed off their wealth and influence with amazing mosaic floors that told stories borrowed from Greek mythology. 1,488 more words


19th Century Rajasthan Painted Hide Shield – Part 2

The restoration work on the shield is finally finished! (Above is the auction house picture from before I received it)

Back in March when I published Part I of this project, the paint had finally become inert, and we were ready for the next phase of restoration. 815 more words


Provenance: Do We Really Need To Know From Where Artifacts Come From?

Did you know that supposedly “faked” and “hoaxed” artifacts can provided us with true and correct information about the ancient past? Consider our story and decide for yourself. 1,427 more words

Ancient Civilization

Photo Collage assignment

In my science class, this sort of Idea could be used to track lab and activity progress, or to explain the steps in solving a problem. 64 more words