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Female Artists of Ancient Greece: Kora, Anaxandra, Irene and Timarete

Written by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Women had limited mobility in ancient Greek society. They could attend public speeches, certain festivals, and sanctuaries, but otherwise, women were expected to spend most of their time in the gynaikon, the female-only quarters usually located on the upper floor of the house. From there, women were

Walk Like an Egyptian: Early Greek Art

It easily falls into the ‘conspiracy’ category – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story to tell. We are all taught that empires rise and fall and that every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt were no exception. The year was 1336 BC and the Egyptian