1886 Wood Engraving Pnyx Greece Greek Hill Athens Democracy Archeology XGHC6


This is an original 1886 black and white in-text wood engraving of the Pnyx which is a hill in the city of Athens, Greece, which was a gathering place for popular assemblies in ancient times. Some consider this hill and the assemblies that were held there to be the birthplace of democracy.


This 125+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - bottom right corner. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 4.5 inches; 19 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Archaeology, Assemblies, Landscape