Those Gaudy Greeks

Did the ancient Greeks really paint their statues in gaudy colors and patterns that wore off over time?
http://io9.com/5616498/ultraviolet-light-reveals-how-ancient-greek-statues-really-looked

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3 thoughts on “Those Gaudy Greeks

  1. That’s what we’ve heard – how gloriously tawdry it would look to our modern eyes!

  2. Interesting piece.

  3. Ha! This mase me laugh, Jennifer. It’s like the Tudors here in England, who were incredible visual show-offs. Good for the Greeks, I say. It’s important to know when to party.

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