lunes, 22 de diciembre de 2014

Fragment of a statue of Herodotus

Fragment of a statue of Herodotus, the first narrative historian of the ancient world. Born in Asia Minor (c 484 BC), his extensive travels took him to Egypt where he recorded the myth of Atlantis as told by the Theban priests. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Ptolemaic period. Place of Origin: Alexandria. Material Size: Bronze. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Private Collection, New York . Location: 83.

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