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...
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Proto-celadon
Proto-celadon (Chinese: 灰釉陶, also 原始青瓷) was a type of Chinese ceramic which developed during the Shang period and Western Han periods. It is often qualified as "proto-porcelain", and was usually adorn...
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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...
Cotyla
In classical antiquity, the cotyla or cotyle (Gr κοτύλη) was a measure of capacity among the Romans and Greeks: by the former it was also called hemina; by the latter, τρυβλίον and ἡμίνα or ἡμίμνα. It...
Double spout and bridge vessel
The double spout and bridge was a form of usually ceramic drinking vessel developed sometime before 500 BC by indigenous groups on the Peruvian coast. True to its name, this type of bottle is distingu...
Double spout and bridge vessel - Wikipedia
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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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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Black-glazed Ware
Black-glazed ware is a type of ancient Greek fine pottery. The modern term describes vessels covered with a shiny black slip.Black-glazed pottery was produced especially in the Classical and Hellenist...
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Vase with carved peony scrolls
Vase with carved peony scrolls is a Cizhou-type stoneware vase of the Northern Song dynasty, made about 1100 and now in the Asian collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where it is currently on...
Vase with carved peony scrolls - Wikipedia
Oinochoe by the Shuvalov Painter (Berlin F2414)
The Oinochoe by the Shuvalov Painter in the Antikensammlung at Berlin (inventory number F 2414) is one of the most famous erotic depictions from ancient Greek vase painting.
The rather small oinoc...
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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 ...
Antefix - Wikipedia
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...