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Greek art & archaeology

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Greek art & archaeology (V472): The study of the material culture of the Greek world from the Bronze Age to 500 AD.

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“Bad Archaeology: exposing frauds, misconceptions and distortions.” This site maintains that “Bad Archaeology is all around us. Many of its ideas...

Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Timaeus, Critias, Archaeology view

This link gives you video excerpts from the dismantlement and transportation of metopes from the Parthenon to the Acropolis Museum. The Acropolis...

rthen view

Typing ‘Atlantis’ into a web browser will bring up over 93 million results. This website, ‘Atlantipedia’, helps to narrow down the options and...

Atlantis, Pseudoscience, Pseudoarchaeology, Plato view
Image collection Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE, Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE

[Plato, Timaeus 21e] Critias replied, ‘In Egypt, at the apex of the Delta, where the stream of the River Nile divides, there is an...

Atlantis, Plato, Sais, Egypt, Solon, Herodotus, Critias, Timaeus, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
Link Atlantis Scout

This website compiled by Thorwald C. Franke offers "approaches at an academic level towards Plato's Atlantis as a real place, along with a large...

Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Plato view
Course British Collectors of Classical Antiquities

This course is an exploration of British collectors of classical antiquities, their activities and attitudes, and the wider influence of this...

Sir John Soane, Sir William Hamilton, Elgin Marbles, Ashmolean Musem, Dilettanti, C.R. Cockerell, Lord Elgiin, Collectors, Enlightenment, Long 18th Century, Arundel Marbles, Pomfret Marbles, Wedgwood view

This link takes you to a discussion about the dimensions of the Parthenon.

rthenon, Greek architecture, Collectors, Collecting, Elg view
Document Dionysus in Marble and on Paper: Looking at the Culture of Collecting and Changing Practices in Conservation, Catharine O’Shaughnessy

During the eighteenth-century, many aristocrats collected ancient stone sculptures from Italy and Greece, for installation in their grand...


Elginism (ĕl’gĭnĭz’əm) n. 1801. [f. the name of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841); see —ISM. Cf. Fr. elginisme & Sp. elginismo.]: An...

rthenon, Greek architecture, Collectors, Collecting, Elg view

Erytheia, the sea-circled mythical ‘Red Land’ located out in the far west beyond the mighty earth-encircling river Oceanus, occassionally excites...

Atlantis, Erytheia, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
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