Author Archives : Grigoris Kontopoulos

Papadaki Project

Elements and aspects of magic in Minoan civilization From the time of the earliest written testimonies to the most “rational” times of the human spirit, the subject of magic has always been at the forefront, sometimes as a  practice, serving the illusion of interfering with supernatural forces, and sometimes as the object of study and […]

Katsigianni PdD review

Fayum Portraits of the National Archaeological Museum and the Benaki Museum: origin, historical context, structural treatment. Throughout their history ancient Egyptian funerary rituals are well known through the written sources as well as the art. Already by the end of the Ptolemaic period Egyptian burial customs have been transformed. During the Roman Period though, the […]