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Ancient Olympic Decorative Arts

Howard Nowes - 07/05/2005


Greek Silver Stater from Aspendos Pamphylia

Our Philosophy on Collecting

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..

Why Ancient Greeks Are Always Nude

Corey Binns - 2007 - 02/03/2007

Male 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.

A Panel discussion on Africa, Asia, and the Americas: Cultural Patrimony

Howard Nowes at the AAA National conference 2013 - 11/18/2013

Howard Nowes AAA  National Conference
Each year, the Appraisers Association of America organizes a national conference in New York City which serves as one of the most important educational opportunities for our members, friends and colleagues. I decided to speak on this topic I am passionate about, How to deal responsibily with cultural patramony.

Feeding the Empire: Tales of food from Rome and Pompei

Ara Pacis Museum - 7/27/2015

ROME.- What and how did the ancient Romans use to eat? How did they use to carry hundreds of tons of supplies from the world’s most remote corners? How could they make them go back from the Tiber to the heart of the city? And how could they keep them during all the year? The answer is given by the exhibition “Nutrire... more of this article

The Origins of Psychiatry: Inexorably Entangled With Art

Leah Montalto - 10/12/2015




Why ISIS is Destroying Cities and Artifacts And What to Do About It

Howard Nowes - 04/14/2016

ISIS has destroyed vast stores of precious cultural artifacts in its quest to restore Salafi Islam, one of the earliest tribal versions of Islam, under which all sculptures, icons, and artistic representations of life are considered sacrilege.

Ancient Egyptian Funerary Items as Collectible

Howard Nowes - 11/16/2016

Ancient Egyptian Funerary Items as Collectible

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.

Apulian Red Figure Hydria

Howard Nowes - 02/28/2017

The Magic of Ancient Egyptian Ushabtis

Howard Nowes & Dara Mayers - 06/14/2019

Egyptian ushabti shabti shwabtis


Howard Nowes Ancient Art
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