'Owed' on a Grecian Urn

Political cartoonists often use established visual metaphors in order to help get their opinion across in their work. Greek urns have managed to survive thousands of years, so what better metaphor to use in order to describe the fiscal calamity Greece currently faces?

Joep Bertrams / The Netherlands, (click to view more cartoons by Bertrams)
Chris Weyant / The Hill (click to view more cartoons by Weyant)
Nate Beeler / Columbus Dispatch (click to view more cartoons by Beeler)
Dave Granlund / (click to view more cartoons by Granlund)
Christo Komarnitski / Bulgaria, (click to view more cartoons by Komarnitski)

By Daryl Cagle

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