Pottery of ancient Greece
Because of its relative durability, pottery comprises a large part of the archaeological record of Ancient Greece, and since there is so much of it (some 100,000 vases are recorded in the Corpus vasor...
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Ancient Greek Pottery
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Hellenistic art
Hellenistic Art flourished in Alexander the Great's empire following his death.
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ΤΟ ΜΕΓΑΛΕΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ ΣΤΑ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΑ ΑΓΓΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΟΧΗΣ.
Ancient Greek pottery
ΤΟ ΜΕΓΑΛΕΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ ΣΤΑ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΑ ΑΓΓΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΟΧΗΣ.
Protogeometric Style
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...
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Geometric Art
Geometric art is a phase of Greek art, characterized largely by geometric motifs in vase painting, that flourished towards the end of the Greek Dark Ages, circa 900 BC to 700 BC. Its centre was in Ath...
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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...
Black-figure pottery
Black-figure pottery painting, also known as the black-figure style or black-figure ceramic (Greek, μελανόμορφα, melanomorpha) is one of the styles of painting on antique Greek vases. It was especiall...
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Red-figure pottery
Red-figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 520 B.C. and remained in use until the late 3rd century B.C. It replaced th...
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White ground technique
White-ground technique is a style of ancient Greek vase painting in which figures appear on a white background. It developed in the region of Attica, dated to about 500 B.C.
In white-ground potter...
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Typology of Greek vase shapes
Pottery in Greece has a long history and the form of Greek Vase Shapes has had a continuous evolution from the Minoan period down to the Hellenistic era. As Gisela Richter puts it the forms of these v...
Typology of Greek vase shapes - Wikipedia
Minoan pottery
Minoan pottery is more than Minoan civilization. Its restless sequence of quickly maturing artistic styles reveal something of Minoan patrons' pleasure in novelty while they assist archaeologists in ...
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Mycenaean pottery
Mycenaean pottery is the pottery, produced by Mycenaean potters and divided by archaeologists into a series of stylistic phases, which can be grouped into four major stages, which roughly correspond w...
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Boy with Thorn
Boy with Thorn, also called Fedele (Fedelino) or Spinario, is a Greco-Roman Hellenistic bronze sculpture of a boy withdrawing a thorn from the sole of his foot, now in the Palazzo dei Conservatori, Ro...
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Kylix (drinking cup)
A kylix (Ancient Greek: κύλιξ, pl. κύλικες; pronounced /ˈkaɪlɪks/, "KEYE-liks" or /ˈkɪlɪks/, "KIL-liks", also spelled cylix; pl.: kylikes /ˈkaɪlɪˌkiːz/, "KEYE-luh-keez" or /ˈkɪlɪˌkiːz/, "KIL-luh-...
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Greco-Buddhist art
Greco-Buddhist art is the artistic manifestation of Greco-Buddhism, a cultural syncretism between the Classical Greek culture and Buddhism, which developed over a period of close to 1000 years in Cent...
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Nile mosaic of Palestrina
The Nile mosaic of Palestrina is a late Hellenistic floor mosaic depicting the Nile in its passage from Ethiopia to the Mediterranean. The mosaic was part of a Classical sanctuary-grotto in Palestrin...
Nile mosaic of Palestrina - Wikipedia
Winged Victory of Samothrace
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Lou...
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Gonzaga Cameo
The Gonzaga Cameo is a Hellenistic engraved gem; a cameo of the capita jugata variety cut out from the three layers of an Indian sardonyx, dating from perhaps the 3rd Century BC. It was a centrepiece ...
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Alexander Mosaic
The Alexander Mosaic, dating from circa 100 BC, is a Roman floor mosaic originally from the House of the Faun in Pompeii. It depicts a battle between the armies of Alexander the Great and Darius III o...
Alexander Mosaic - Wikipedia
Berenice Venus
Berenice Venus or "The Benghazi Venus" is an ancient Cyrenaican Greek marble statue of the goddess of sexuality and erotic love Venus (150-100 BC). It was found in Benghazi, Libya. which may have once...
Cup of the Ptolemies
The Cup of the Ptolemies (French: Coupe des Ptolémées) is an onyx cameo two-handled cup, or kantharos. The cup, decorated with Dionysiac vignettes and emblems, was carved at some point in Classical An...
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Acrolith
An acrolith is a composite sculpture made of stone and other materials, as in the case of a figure whose torso is made of wood, while the head, hands, and feet are made of marble. The wood was conceal...
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Seated Hermes
The bronze Seated Hermes, found at the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum in 1758, is at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples. "This statue was probably the most celebrated work of art discove...
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Hope Dionysus
The Hope Dionysus is a statue of Dionysus, the god of wine, wearing a panther skin and casually stretching his left arm over a smaller figure of a woman, in a Neo Attic or archaic pose.[1] This statue...
Gradiva
The Gradiva, The woman who walks, has become a modern 20th century mythological figure. As she has sprung out of the imagination of a fictional character she may be considered unreal twice over. The f...
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Corinthian bronze
Corinthian bronze, also called Corinthian brass or æs Corinthiacum, was a highly valuable metal alloy in classical antiquity. It is thought to be an alloy of copper with gold or silver (or both), alt...
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Hepatizon
Hepatizon (Greek etymology: ἧπαρ, English translation: "liver"), also known as Black Corinthian Bronze, was a highly valuable metal alloy in classical antiquity. It is thought to be an alloy of coppe...
Exekias
Exekias (Ancient Greek: Ἐξηκίας, Exēkías) was an ancient Greek vase-painter and potter who was active in Athens between roughly 545 BC and 530 BC. Exekias worked mainly in the black-figure t...
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