Hellenistic Art at The Met

Here is a review in “The Art Newspaper” of the remarkable show now at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, exploring Hellenistic Art – http://theartnewspaper.com/shows/hellenistic-greece-emerges-from-the-shadows-of-classicism/

Remarkable News from Greece on the Amphipolis Tomb and More.

An important update on continuing work at the Amphipolis Tomb: Human remains have been found in a built structure beneath the 3rd chamber, as well as sophisticated ornamentation from the now disintegrated wood coffin. Details here: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/11/human-remains-found-at-amphipolis.html#.VGOph8lSq0M.

As if the news from Amphipolis were not amazing enough, now comes news of an unlooted high status male tomb in northern Greece (Vergina) from the time of Alexander the Great: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2014/11/12/new-alexander-the-great-era-tomb-found-in-vergina/