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Tag: Hellenistic

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    Upcoming Hindman Sale Explores Antiquities, Islamic and Indian Art

    In Greek mythology, a prophecy foretold that the son of Zeus would defeat his father and take his throne. Afraid the prophecy might come true, Zeus swallowed his pregnant wife Metis. Athena was later born from Zeus’ head. The goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts, Athena was worshipped as one…

    An Attic Red-Figured Pelike with Athena on a Chariot
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    Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic

    Osiris— the god of fertility and the dead— was among the popularly worshiped gods in ancient Egypt. The legend associated with Osiris tells that he was killed by his brother Seth to acquire his crown, but was later revived by his wife and sister. The upcoming auction presented by Artemis…

    Roman Marble Relief of Minerva & Arachne, Art Loss Cert