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Black figure narrative on vase

This is a black figure narrative on a clay vase. There are two figures, a man and a centaur, standing by a well/table. The centaur is holding a…

Supporting image for the corinthian Olpe

The picture shows antoher corinthian black figure vase. The olpe is decorated with panthers, bulls, deers, herons, sphinxes and rosettes made up of circles of spots on the…

Terracotta flask of a bird man

This is a supportive image for the terracotta flask of the bird man. In this image you have the rear view of the amphora vase. You can see…

A bird vase PRELIMINARY DESCRIPTION

This seems to be a vase with a bird head and bird feathers on the back and human arms holding a large egg or a large belly. It…

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…

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…

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

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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