Armando Barrios (1920-1999)
Roman Mosaic Personification of Autumn, 2nd century AD
The mosaic depicting a male torso personifying Autumn harvesting grain surrounded by a complete 3-dimensional geometric scallop pattern. Tesserae of cream marble and colored calcites. From the eastern Mediterranean region.
From the Prelude launch party last night—such a great time!
A high-ranking Ministry of Culture official told Greek news sources that the archaeologists who are currently clearing out the dirt from the third chamber in the Amphipolis tomb believe that a fourth chamber may exist.
Meanwhile, the head of the excavation Katerina Peristeri told journalists…
Boomerangs are usually associated with Australian aborigines but these amazing wooden weapons have been found in Egypt, apparently dating back 2,000 years, and in Europe - the oldest one, which was found in a cave in Poland, being 30,000 years old.
They were apparently toys but now…
Prelude is here!