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  • Pre-Greek Minoan Minoan culture was located on Crete Lasted appr. 3100 BCE 1100 BCE Two main types of pottery: Marine and Kamare
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  • Marineware -Sea life imagery -Organic lines Kamare -Geometric line -Repetition
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  • Geometric (900-650 BCE) Largely found on funerary urns Imagery divided into tiers or layers Figures represented by basic geometric forms
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  • Archaic (600-480 BCE) Less emphasis on surrounding motifs Focus on larger central figures Often tell a mythological or historical narrative Exekias. The Suicide Of Ajax.
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  • Black Figure Painting The natural reddish color of the ceramics acts as a background. Black is slip is applied to create imagery, then is carefully engraved away for details and fine lines.
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  • Red Figure Painting Red figure painting used slip to fill the background negative space. Details could then be painted on the figures with a fine brush. This allowed for much finer control of lines.
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  • Black Figure Red Figure
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  • Amphora: 2 handled. Used for transporting oils and wines Krater: Wide shape. Water and wine were mixed in before drinking. Punch bowl Hydria: 3 handles. Used for carrying and pouring water. Kylix and Kantharos: drinking cups Loutrophorus: Water container for wedding and funeral rituals Lebes Gamikos: Water container for wedding ceremonies
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  • Kylix Kantharos Volute Krater Calyx Krater

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