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Adding An Ancient Face to a Famous Name


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 723 days ago - theroot.com
This marvelous bust is one of the very few documents of an actual black person from Greek and Roman antiquity. Memnon was a pupil and protégé of the well-known Athenian entrepreneur and philosopher Herodes Atticus. It was found more than a century ago



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Comments

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:38 am
just beautiful -thank you for this
 

Suheyla C. (228)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:46 am
Dear Marty,
Happy new year .
Thank you for Sharing . noted.
 

John B. (122)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:05 pm
Happy New Year Marty.
Thanks for the link to the article, quite interesting and informative.
Read and noted.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:58 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Tanya W. (55)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:55 am
Thanks, interesting.
 

Suzanne L. (141)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:23 am
TY Marty. Happy New Year. Interesting discovery or reinterpretation anyway.
 

Kip Mapes (28)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:24 am
TTY
 

Gwynethrose F. (12)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 7:16 am
Awesome...thank you!
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 7:58 am
Interesting.
 

Hayley C. (7)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:00 am
Interesting!
 

Kath P. (10)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:46 am
Very interesting article...I'd never seen or heard of Memnon before
 
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