Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Ancient Roman pottery
Pottery was produced in enormous quantities in ancient Rome, mostly for utilitarian purposes. It is found all over the former Roman Empire and beyond. Monte Testaccio is a huge waste mound in Rome ma...
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Chinese pottery
Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous development since the dynastic periods and is one of the most significant forms of Chinese art and ceramics. The first types of ceramics were made during the P...
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Japanese pottery and porcelain
Japanese pottery and porcelain (陶磁器, Jp. tojiki; also 焼きもの, Jp. yakimono; 陶芸, Jp. tōgei), is one of the country's oldest art forms, dates back to the Neolithic period. Kilns have produced earthenware,...
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Korean pottery and porcelain
Korean ceramic history begins with the oldest earthenware from around 8000 BC.
The Three Kingdoms of Korea (57 BC-668 AD), namely Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla, provided the beginning of Korean ceram...
Korean pottery and porcelain - Wikipedia
Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Anagama kiln
The anagama kiln (Japanese: 穴窯) is an ancient type of pottery kiln brought to Japan from China via Korea in the 5th century. An anagama (a Japanese term meaning "cave kiln") consists of a firing chamb...
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Skyphos
A skyphos (Greek: σκύφος; plural skyphoi) is a two-handled deep wine-cup on a low flanged base or none. The handles may be horizontal ear-shaped thumbholds that project from the rim (in both Corin...
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Nerikomi
Nerikomi is an artistic technique for creating ceramic pottery. The name derives from a traditional Japanese technique of creating patterns with colored clay.
Nerikomi is a contemporary Japanese ...
Orientalizing Period
In the Archaic phase of ancient Greece, the Orientalizing period is the cultural and art historical period informed by the art of Syria and Assyria, to a lesser extent also Phoenicia and Egypt, which...
Moche portrait vessel
Moche portrait vessles are ceramic vessels featuring highly individualized and naturalistic representations of human faces that are unique to the Moche culture of Peru. These portrait vessels are some...
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Phlyax play
A Phlyax play (Ancient Greek: φλύαξ, also phlyakes), also known as a hilarotragedy, was a burlesque dramatic form that developed in the Greek colonies of Magna Graecia in the 4th century BCE. Its...
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Krater
A krater (in Greek: κρατήρ, kratēr, from the verb κεράννυμι, keránnymi, "to mix") is a large vase used to mix wine and water in Ancient Greece.
At a Greek symposium, kraters were placed in the cen...
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Monk and Nun
Monk and Nun is a style of roof similar to Imbrex and tegula, but instead of using a flat tile (tegula) and an arched tile (imbrex), two arched ibrex tiles are used.The top linking tiles are the monk ...
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Karatsu ware
Karatsu ware (唐津焼, Karatsu-yaki) is a style of pottery produced in and around Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan. There are several variations produced in surrounding areas: Takeo Kokaratsu ware ...
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Antefix
An antefix (from Latin antefigere, to fasten before) is a vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of the roof of a tiled roof. In grand buildings the face of each stone ante-fix was richly ...
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Hans Dragendorff
Hans Dragendorff (15 October 1870 in Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia – 29 January 1941 in Freiburg, Germany) was a Baltic German scholar who introduced the first classification system for the type of An...
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Thessalian vase painting
Thessalian vase painting was a regional style of Greek vase painting, prevalent in Thessaly.The Geometric vase painting of Thessaly was rather lifeless and provincial, especially compared to the domin...
Dipylon inscription
The Dipylon inscription is a short text written on an ancient Greek pottery vessel dated to ca. 740 BC. It is famous for being the oldest (or one of the oldest) known samples of the use of the Greek a...
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Ding (vessel)
Ding (Chinese: 鼎, dǐng), formerly romanized as ting, were prehistoric and ancient Chinese cauldrons, standing upon legs with a lid and two facing handles. There are one of the most important shap...
Ding (vessel) - Wikipedia
Arkesilas Cup
The Arkesilas Cup is a kylix by the Laconian vase painter known as the Arkesilas Painter, whose name vase it is. It depicts, and is thus named after, Arkesilaos II, king of Kyrene and is dated to abou...
Arkesilas Cup - Wikipedia
Celadon
Celadon is a term for ceramics denoting both a type of glaze and a ware of celadon (color). Celadon originated in China, and notable kilns such as the Longquan kiln in Zhejiang province are renowned f...
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Protogeometric art
The Protogeometric style is a pottery type associated with the Greek Dark Ages. After the collapse of the Mycenaean-Minoan Palace culture and the ensuing Greek Dark Ages, the Protogeometric style emer...
Protogeometric art - Wikipedia