In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
There are many portraits of the Athenian philosopher Socrates. But do these accurately reflect what he might have looked like?
An interesting object in the British Museum is a Cypriot terracotta statuette of a triple-bodied warrior.
Did the ancient Greeks actually believe in their own myths?
Some comments inspired by a few years’ worth of experience teaching Greek mythology to broad audiences.
An archaeological museum shouldn’t be about the past; it should be about archaeology as a discipline.