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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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Dead Sea Scrolls Interviews by Biblical Archaeology Society Editor Hershel Shanks

. December 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review, presents “Scholars on the Scrolls,” a series of three informal yet intriguing interviews with five world-renowned Dead Sea Scroll scholars. Host Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review, chats with experts Weston Fields, George Brooke, Joseph Fitzmyer, James Charlesworth and Sidnie White Crawford about the famous […]

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Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Exhibits Rare and Important Ancient Neo-Assyrian Royal Armor

. November 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd announces the exhibition of two rare and important Neo-Assyrian military artifacts dating to the 9th century BC: a bronze quiver inscribed with the name of King Shalmaneser III, ca. 859-824 BC, and a unique bimetallic helmet. These rare objects are among the few surviving examples of the military technology of what […]

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