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Artemis Gallery presents museum-worthy antiquities, cultural art, Feb. 18
BOULDER, Colo. – The increased fascination with ancient cultures, their lifestyles and traditions has driven interest in Artemis Gallery’s auctions to an all-time high. Whether a collector is enamored with Ancient Egyptian relics, Viking silver or fossilized skulls from prehistoric mammals, sooner or later they discover the Colorado gallery’s online Exceptional Auctions, which feature the […]
Ancient Roman glass: techniques for the ages
NEW YORK – Natural glass, created through lightening strikes and volcanic eruptions, has been known since ancient times. Manmade glass beads and amulets, however, first surfaced at Mesopotamian and Egyptian archeological sites. Yet Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder ascribes its legendary discovery to Phoenicia, millennia later. As the tale goes, seafarers come ashore, but finding […]
Landmark exhibition of Pre-Columbian art opens Sept. 30 in LA
LOS ANGELES – A landmark exhibition of Pre-Columbian artifacts and objects assembled over 60 years will be unveiled at the new BarakatGallery location on La Cienega Boulevard this month. Beauty in the Ancient Americas: Pre-Columbian Aesthetics begins with an opening event Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, and will stay on view through January 2018.