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Greece: More Antiquities Come Home

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)     Two antiquities from Shelby White’s collection – a philanthropist and antiquities collector who has established the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University – will return to Greece. The agreement was concluded on July 10, 2008, between the Ministry of Culture and Shelby White. The first object is the upper part of a grave stele depicting a warrior and a youth dated to the early part of the 4th century B.C. The second object is a bronze calyx crater dated approximately 340 B.C. The repatriation of both antiquities will take place within July 2008. They will first be exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens in Athens.  Marketwatch.com: The Greek Ministry of Culture and Shelby White Conclude Agreement on Return of Two Antiquities to Greece