Retracing the travels of a beautiful Greek vase, from Naples to England to Los Angeles by way of a near miss with the sea floorRead More
Author: David Saunders
I’m associate curator in the Department of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Exhibitions I’ve curated include Aphrodite and the Gods of Love, The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani, and Apollo from Pompeii: Investigating an Ancient Bronze. Exhibitions aside, my main research interests lie with ancient Greek vase-painting and the history of restorations.
An ancient depiction of a classroom and the mysterious marked letters on a scroll; but what do these letters mean?Read More
An ancient Greek gravestone preserves the memory and courage of warrior Pollis.Read More