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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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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