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Just opened and continuing until June 13 is The Brussels Ancient Art Fair where New York's
Royal-Athena Galleries are among a number of distinguished overseas antiquities firms taking their stock to Brussels.

This year they have a show in Galerie Harmakhis, 17 Rue des Minimes, where they will have on offer this Roman marble torso of Aphrodite of the first century AD, 14 1/4in (36cm) high, priced at $165,000.

From June 8 to 13 tribal art is catered for by the dealers participating in BRUNEAF (The Brussels Non-European Art Fair). This is the 14th staging of this important celebration of an area of art ever growing in popularity. More than 40 specialists join in and again foreign galleries guest at the Brussels showrooms.

Most galleries in both fairs are clustered around the Sablon, the antique dealing heart of the Belgian capital, and organisers of both events cooperate to provide a truly international arena for two fields of interest very much centred on this city.