Global Art & Artifacts


Tanagra Terracotta Woman Figurine.  Himation Robe. Vase.  Hellenistic Greek Period.  Boeotia Greece

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    In the 1860s, Greek field peasants unearthed hundreds of clay figurines in ancient graves near the town of Bratsi, in the region of Boeotia, 40+ miles north of Athens.  The more they dug, the more they unearthed beautifully made small terracotta statues.  They seemed to be… Continue reading

Casting of Australopithecus boisei – Zinjanthropus – OH 5 Zinj Primate Skull, Tanzania Africa

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Detail:  The discovery of the OH 5 Zinj skull was perhaps the most important transition in the history of paleoanthropology AND a most important find for Mary Leakey back in 1959.  She found the skull in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  This casting was made from the original 1.5… Continue reading

Clay or Plaster Chinese Face, China

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Detail: This is a plaster or clay figure. It was shaped and painted / stained. It is from my private collection. I secured it from a collector in Washington D.C. in the late 1990’s. It was produced in the late 1940’s or 1950’s. Most likely one of a kind piece.… Continue reading

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