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Hidden Inscriptions on Greek Vases

May 23, 2017 17.00

ASCSA, Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Sciences


Presented by



Mario Iozzo

Dylan Rogers, 213-000-2400, ext. 209

The paper presents some inscriptions recently discovered on Athenian Vases, incised before firing and later covered over with the black gloss. A real surprise, not meant to be seen, a sort of secret communication code discovered only by modern technologies!

Mario Iozzo, Director of the National Archaeological Museum of Florence