Why A Thumb-Sized Stone Is Important To Ancient Greek Art History

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A miniature masterpiece carved on an ancient seal stone is changing ideas about art history. Jack Davis helped discover the Pylos Combat Agate in Greece and tells Scott Simon why it's so important.

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