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Black figure vase

This vase depicts animals, like rabbits and lions, and on the top a few harpies in a non-narrative way. The solid lines on the vase are used to…

Herakles and Pholos

Herakles and Pholus Black figured Hydria 520- 510 BC On this hydria vase is a black figured centaur and man. The man is Herakles and the centaur is…

Old Satyrs on an Attic Red-Figure Bell Krater

This piece is called a bell krater and it is made out of terracotta. It is painted in the attic red-figure style and is attributed to Polion, an…

Class Notes – vase

Class Notes – Early 7th cent – Unglazed terracotta? – Contrast between black, almost silhouette, figures, and the gold/yellow back ground – Detailed pattern in border – Black…

Protocorinthian olpe

This piece is a protocorinthian olpe with black figure drawings of animals depicted on the outside of the vase. An olpe is a single-handled vase that was used…

Supporing Image for the red figure bell-krater

This Athenian red-figure hydria was 27 cm tall; it was used for carrying water, but may also have contained ballots or funerary ashes. It is now held in…

Supporting image for Red Figure Vase bell-krater

Black figure This black-figure aryballos (oil container), held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, provides a supporting image for the red-figure bell krater. The decoration on black figure…

Supporting image for the Red Figure Vase Bell-Krater

This is a calyx-krater vase. I show this to contrast with the other image of the bell-krater vase. (Krater comes from the Greek word “to mix” – these…

Supporting Image for the Bird Man Vase

This is also a black glazed terra cotta piece from the same time period that also relates to the serving of wine. It is called an oinochoe (Ancient…

Hydria(caplis) vase

This is a supporting image of Hercules and Pholus. This is the type of vase that the illustrating was on. A hydria vase is the most common vase,…

Supporting image for the Bird Man Vase

These are 3 more bird shaped vases. These vases even have what looks like bird feet as the base instead of a round bottom. And no human arms…

Bird man amphoriskos

This piece is an amphoriskos, a tall terra-cotta vase glazed in black, standing only 7” high and 3 ¼” wide. It has a bird head on the neck…

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