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 ...
Minoan pottery - Wikipedia
The Apotheosis of Homer
The Apotheosis of Homer is a common scene in classical and neo-classical art, showing the poet Homer's apotheosis or elevation to divine status. Homer was the subject of a number of formal hero cults ...
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Meidias Painter
The Meidias Painter was an Athenian red-figure vase painter in Ancient Greece, active in the last quarter of the 5th century BCE (fl. c. 420 to c. 400 BCE). He is named after the potter whose signatur...
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Derveni krater
The Derveni krater is a volute krater, the most elaborate of its type, discovered in 1962 in a tomb at Derveni, not far from Thessaloniki, and displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. ...
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Hellenistic glass
Hellenistic glass was glass produced during the Hellenistic period, from the conquests of Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) to the expansion of the Roman Empire (second half of the 1st century BC - 47...
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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...
Greco-Buddhist art - Wikipedia
Hercules of the Forum Boarium
Hercules is a gilded bronze statue discovered on the site of the Forum Boarium of ancient Rome when the remains of the temple dedicated to him were being demolished under the direction of Sixtus IV (...
Hercules of the Forum Boarium - Wikipedia
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
Hellenistic sculpture
Hellenistic art is the art of the Hellenistic period dating from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC to the emergence of ancient Rome as signified by the Battle of Actium in 31 BC and the subse...
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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...
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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Psykter
A psykter (in Greek ψυκτήρ "cooler") is a type of Greek pot that is characterized by a bulbous body set on a high, narrow foot. It was used as a wine cooler. The psykter would be filled with wine, a...
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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...
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...