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Greek Temple, Agrigento, Italy

Our modern day view of ancient Greece is somewhat colored (as it were) by the lack of color. But the austerity of the all-white marble buildings and statues that adorn many archaeological sites and ruins is not what the ancient Greeks saw. A researcher has been working to determine the colors and color patterns that once adorned ancient Greek statues.

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This Is What Ancient Greek Statues Used To Look Like In Color

By Robin Andrews

IFL Science

August 26, 2016

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