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Galatea, daughter of Eurytius, who was son of Sparton, married at Phaestus in Crete Pandion’s son, Lamprus, a man of good family but without means. When Galatea became pregnant, Lamprus prayed to have a son and said plainly to his … Continue reading
Boris Ignatovich: At the Hermitage, 1930
When I was a student in Italy, a friend of mine once wanted to tell his host family that he liked the bread because it was made “without preservatives.” Not knowing the Italian for “preservative,” he took what seemed like … Continue reading
Bronze portrait: Nigeria, 15th Century; photo from this post on Where’s Malko.
Donald Lipski: U-90-45 (1990)
Michael Heizer’s City is a massive artwork located in the Nevada desert; when complete, it will be one of the largest sculptures in the history of the world. Heizer began the work in 1972 and it will open to the … Continue reading
Two-headed goddess figure from Kültepe, Turkey (c. 2000 BC)