Greek Pottery Categories: – Stone Age 6000 B.C. Geometric and simple styles and colors – Early Bronze Age Pottery wheel – Late Bronze Age More elaborate
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Greek PotteryCategories:Stone Age6000 B.C.Geometric and simple styles and colorsEarly Bronze AgePottery wheelLate Bronze AgeMore elaborate designsSub-Mycenean (Dark Age)Revert back to crude, homemade pottery900 B.C. --Archaic PeriodLess geometric
HistoryGreek PotteryPottery was used to store, transport, and drink liquids such as wine and water (Encyclopaedia Britannica)Depict mythological scenesDecorative piecesGrave markersUses
Dionysos, Ariadne, satyrs and maenads. Side A of an Attic red-figure calyx-krater, c. 400-375 B.C. From Thebes.Greek PotteryBronze AgePottery wheelAthensMythological depictionsPots on gravesClay PotteryGreek PotteryOther Vessels
Head of a griffin from a cauldron, third quarter of 7th century b.c. from Olympia
http://www.alamo.edu/sac/vat/arthistory/arts1303/greek2.htmBronze, silver, ivory, gold, glass, woodGreek PotteryPot styles:Amphora--storage
Aeneas carrying Anchises. Attic black-figure oinochoe, c. 520-510 BC.
Idas and Marpessa are separated by Zeus. Attic red-figure psykter, c. 480 B.C., by the Pan Painter.Pictures and captions from http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekart/ig/Greek-Pottery/
Large late Geometric Attic amphora, c. 725 B.C. - 700 B.C.Brygos PainterWorked 490 B.C. - 470 B.C.AthensRed-figure cups, vasesLysippides PainterWorked 530 to 510 B.C.Black figureAndokidesInvention of red-figurePsiaxWorked c. 525 B.C. c. 510 B.C. AthensUsed everything; red figure, black figure, etc.First painter to show complex human body paintingsWorked for Andokides
Greek PotteryPottersMisc. Pictures
Theseus. From Theseus and the Gathering of the Argonauts. Attic red-figure calyx, 460-450 B.C.
Bronze hydria, 4th century B.C.
Late Geometric Period Oinochoe With Battle Scene. 750-725 B.C.
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