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2013-11-27 23:01:06

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art presents a Greek wine cup, or kylix, depicting Olympic long jumpers. This kylix is among over forty recent acquisitions of ancient Greek, Roman Near Eastern, Pre-Columbian and Egyptian art that the gallery currently has on display. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art announces the recent acquisition of over forty ancient objects. Among the new acquisitions is an Athenian red-figure kylix, a wine cup, painted in the 5th century BC by the...

2013-09-25 23:29:21

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art presents recently acquired Attic Black-Figure Band Cup by the Centaur Painter and an Etruscan Black-Figure Column Krater. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, Ltd recently updated its web site with a variety of newly acquired ancient art. Included among the recent acquisitions is an Attic Black-Figure Band Cup and an Etruscan Black-Figure Column Krater. The ancient Greek Athenian (Attic) Black-Figure Band Cup is in a fragmentary...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'