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!

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  2. Interesting piece.

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  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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