Here are links to 2 different news articles about this recent spectacular accidental find. The unique context of the find may reveal much about the nature of monetary policy and / or military pay in the late Roman Empire in the west. BBC News article – http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36172538 The Guardian article, with video – https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/29/massive-haul-ancient-roman-coins-unearthed-spain
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/
Here are links to news items about this exciting discovery. The villa seems to be an impressive one and was found in a part of England where relatively few such finds have been made. BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-36062538 Sky News: http://news.sky.com/story/1679879/was-unearthed-villa-home-to-roman-emperor
We are changing as the internet and the nature of e-commerce change. In the coming months we’ll be divesting from the now rather outdated burden of a single traditional website. The unreliable nature of cookie-cutter web hosting sites, combined with the growing commercial and analytic sophistication of apps like Shopify, Etsy, eBay and here on… Read More Clio Ancient Art is changing with the internet as e-commerce changes.
Customers. Friends and Fans: We have updated the Clio Ancient Art with some very fine Egyptian, Hellenistic and Roman antiquities in faience, bronze, glass and ceramic, as well as Roman, Byzantine and medieval coins. The Egyptian and Hellenistic items in particular have an exceptional provenance. Here they are with links to each item – An… Read More FINE EGYPTIAN, HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES AND ANCIENT COINS ADDED TO OUR WEBSITE