The Art Newspaper | Martin Bailey:
The British Museum will present an exhibition on Sicily, opening in April, with major loans from the island’s museums. The show, with 200 objects, will focus on two key periods: the arrival of the Greeks in the late seventh century BC and Norman rule from 1100-1250 AD. Loans include a painted terracotta altar with three fertility goddesses (around 500 BC), which was excavated in 1999 and is now at Gela’s Museo Archeologico Regionale… Read more
Image: Terracotta altar with three godesses and a panther mauling a bull. Gela, Sicily, around 500 BC. Museo Archeologico Regionale di Gela © Regione Siciliana.