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Pre-Columbian Masks and Effigy Vessels among artifacts featured at Throckmorton Fine Art’s 29th exhibition

Pre-Columbian Masks and Effigy Vessels among artifacts featured at Throckmorton Fine Art’s 29th exhibition

. January 13, 2015

THROCKMORTON FINE ART (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) is presenting an important selection of Pre-Columbian art and artifacts at the 61st Annual Winter Antiques Show. (www.winterantiquesshow.com). This is the gallery’s 29th year participating in New York’s best known art fair. Among prized examples of Pre-Columbian art at the Throckmorton stand is a Mayan Middle Classic Mosaic Mask, dating to […]

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Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

. October 21, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. – Once in a great while, an auction house is blessed with an “embarrassment of riches.” That may very well describe the offerings in Artemis Gallery’s Oct. 23-24 absentee/online auction of antiquities, Pre-Columbian and tribal art, featuring the collection of career diplomat William N. Dale. “This is surely one of the finest selections […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece

Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece

. June 10, 2013

The over-life-size bronze statue Boxer at Rest a realistic ancient Greek sculpture created between the late fourth and the second century B.C., on loan from the Museo Nazionale Romano – Palazzo Massimo alle Terme—will be shown outside Europe for the first time in The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece, a special presentation at The Metropolitan Museum […]

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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World presents Prehistoric Malta, 3600-2500 BCE

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World presents Prehistoric Malta, 3600-2500 BCE

. March 26, 2013

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Prehistoric Malta, 3600-2500 BCE an exhibition on view March 21 – July 7, 2013. “The Xag?ra Twin Seated Figure”. Stone, Red Ochre. H. 12.5, W. 11.0, D. 9.0 cm. Xaghra Circle (Gozo), 3600–2500 BCE. Heritage Malta–Gozo Museum of Archaeology: 32189. Courtesy of […]

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Ancient Mayan Pottery Unearthed in Georgia

. March 18, 2012 . 0 Comments

A researcher at LostWorlds.org has announced the discovery of Mayan glyphs, the symbols used to write the Mayan language, on 2,000 year old pottery unearthed throughout the state of Georgia. The pottery known as Swift Creek Complicated Stamped was a highly decorated type of pottery produced in Georgia starting around 100 A.D. and continued for […]

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