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Is That Available as an e-Book? Scrolling through an Ancient Text

Attic Red-Figure Cup Fragment
Attic Red-Figure Cup Fragment (detail); Akestorides Painter, Greek (Attic), active about 470 - 450 B.C.; Athens, Greece, Europe; about 470 - 450 B.C.; Terracotta; Object (greatest extent): 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); 86.AE.324

An ancient depiction of a classroom and the mysterious marked letters on a scroll; but what do these letters mean? More»

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      thegetty:

      Welcome to the West Coast, Mr. Turner!

      Painting Set Free features over 60 oil paintings and watercolors made in Turner’s final years. 

      Now on view through May 24, 2015.

      Somehow it’s already the last weekend of Painting Set Free! Galleries will be open till 9 PM this weekend for you to absorb all the Turner-ness.

      Next stop for Turner? San Francisco at the deyoungmuseum where it’ll open June 20!

      05/23/15

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