An Ancient Culture
Ancient Greece is considered the birthplace of democracy, the Olympic Games, philosophy, drama, political science, as well as major mathematic and scientific principles.
Greek mythological gods, goddesses and other creatures were often the subjects of the artwork on their ancient pottery. Music was important to the ancient Greeks as they believed that it nurtured their relationship with the gods; they even had their own style of instruments. Folk dancing goes far back in Greek history, but it is very much alive today and is a big part of weddings and other celebrations.
A Maritime Nation
Greece is a maritime nation going back to ancient times. Ships were also an important line of defense for Greece in times of war. The Temple of Hephaestus is an ancient temple that is located in Athens; it is the best preserved ancient temple in Greece. The Parthenon is another well-known temple built for the Greek goddess Athena Parthenos.
Philosophy & Scholars
Aristotle was a well-known Greek philosopher and polymath- someone who had expertise in a significant number of different subject areas.
This colorful and unique ornament captures the essence of Greece and would make a perfect gift or addition to your own collection. Celebrate your heritage or remember a visit to this beautiful country.