by Howard Nowes for the 2004 Games - 11/19/2004
The Ancient OlympicsWhat we know today about the ancient games is based on archaeological evidence and ancient written text. The Olympics officially began in 776 BC and ran until the Christian Roman Emperor Theodosius outlawed Pagan festivals in 394 AD. This was a 1200 year uninterrupted span for the Games which was held at Olympia every 4 years....
Press Release - 01/01/2007
Collecting antiquities is a unique passion. Like other collecting pursuits there is the thrill of the hunt, the refinement of one’s ‘eye’, the satisfaction in building up, piece by piece, a good grouping of objects , etc., etc.. But unlike the others, antiquities provide another dimension, which is the palpable connection across...
By Corey Binns - © 2007 LiveScience.com. All right - 02/03/2007
Nudity was a costume used by artists to depict various roles of menMale nudes are the norm in Greek art, even though historians have stated that ancient Greeks kept their clothes on for the most part. New research suggests that art might have been imitating life more closely than previously thought. Nudity was a costume used by artists to depict...
Howard Nowes - 07/26/2007
The Egyptians were particularly religious people obsessed by death and their preoccupation with the after life was to create the perfect harmony they found in the Egyptian living environment. In general it was believed that the best existence of man after life is composed of what was thought as the best and the most desired style of life on earth....
Howard Nowes - 10/16/2009
'Pigs thoughtout Ancient, Ethnographic and Asia Art'
“Those eyes have taught the lover flattery.” Southey
“I have observed great sagacity in swine.” Erasmus Darwin
Cute, brilliant and pink. Fat, ugly and dirty. Wilbur. Cops. Bacon. Flu. Babe and Bernie Madoff.
Association of Art Museum Directors - 06/04/2010
Guideline in Acquisitions of Archaeological Material reguarding Ancient Art
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Howard M. Nowes AAA - 10/03/2012
I composed this for the profesional appraising community, so one can quickly and efficiently be broughgt up to date on how market dynamics; political and economic, have affected values of Ancient art and antiquities.