Art: Apollo Under the Asphalt

At the corner of King George I and Filonos Streets, in the heart of Athens' seaport, Piraeus, last week, one of the most important Greek sculptures yet found came to light. Workmen ripping up the pavement found a pair of bronze hands protruding from the dirt four feet below street level. Archaeologists came on the run, uncovered a bronze Apollo, almost perfectly preserved, and worthy of the legendary sculptor Antenor, who lived in the 6th century B.C. The sculpture has much the same severity and grace that mark the bronze Charioteer at Delphi. It is a relic of the greatest moment...

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