Greek Pottery

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Oedipus solves the riddle of the sphinx Lekythos cent BCE) Paris Louvre CA 1705 Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Archaic Greece, Greek History, Ancient History, Homo Faber, Sphinx, Greek Pottery

Oedipus solves the riddle of the Theban Sphinx

Oedipus solves the riddle of the sphinx Lekythos (5th cent BCE) Paris Louvre CA 1705

Pottery: Panathenaic amphora with lid. Classical Greek (late) (archonship of Nikokrates). © The Trustees of the British Museum Zen Pictures, Classical Greece, Greek Pottery, Early Middle Ages, Minoan, Greek Art, Pottery Designs, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Greece

Image gallery: prize/trophy / Panathenaic amphora

Full: Front Pottery: Panathenaic amphora with lid: Athena (back: foot-race).

Red-figure volute krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Painted by the Iliupersis Painter. 370 - 350 B. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Classical Athens, Greek Mythology Art, Greek Pottery, Greek History, Roman Art, Minoan, Medieval Art

Image gallery: volute krater

Full: Front South Italian red figured pottery volute krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Designs red on black ground, with accessories of white and yellow. On the lip, (a) above, egg-moulding; below, laurel-wreath with a rosette in the middle: (b) above, egg-moulding; below, rosettes. On the neck, (a) above the design, ivy-wreath: (b) palmettes and rosettes. Above each design, tongue- and egg-patterns; below the designs, maeander and crosses; below the handles, palmettes. On the handles…

Greek, "Attic Red-Figure Lekythos: Zeus and Ganymede," B. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, Indianapolis Museum, Greek Pottery, Greek And Roman Mythology, Art Antique, Ancient Artifacts

Newfields: A Place for Nature & the Arts

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is an art museum with art galleries and gardens. The IMA provides art classes, films & lectures for public access.

Oil Jar (lekythos) with the serpent-entwined apple tree in the Garden of the Hesperides. Greek made in Paestum South Italy BC Terracotta. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Greek History, Ancient History, Art History, Snake Art, Greek Pottery, Minoan

Serpent in the Garden

A serpent in a garden has been a common theme of world religions. Most see the serpent as a god offering wisdom to mortals. This is not the case in Genesis, but the serpent is created out of numerous older theologies, and for a special reason: changing the stories to create a unique tale to…

Red-figured water jar (hydria), attributed to the Lipari Painter. Greek, about BC. Made on Sicily or Lipari, Italy. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, Classical Greece, Greek Pottery, Greek Culture, Minoan, Italian Art

Red-figured water jar (hydria), attributed to the Lipari Painter. Greek, about 320-310 BC. Made on Sicily or Lipari, Italy. | © Trustees of the British Museum

Ancient Greeks studied the fishes close to the shore and the depictions of these underwater beauties were used to decorate pottery. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Egyptian Art, Greek Fish, Greek Pottery, Art Antique, Art Premier, Minoan, Sculptures

AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED FISH-PLATE , ATTRIBUTED TO THE FLATFISH PAINTER, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

ATTRIBUTED TO THE FLATFISH PAINTER, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

New York-based antiquities dealer Ariadne’s stand at Masterpiece is likely to be a focus for connoisseurs. Here is a Century BC hydria, attributed to the mysterious Princeton Painter, the greatest of the Ancient Greek vase artists (nevermind the bombast). Old Pottery, Greek Pottery, Pottery Vase, Vase Centerpieces, Vases Decor, Clay Vase, Wooden Vase, Clear Glass Vases, Minoan

WHAT'S ON - MASTERPIECE PREVIEW | The Gentleman's Journal | The latest in style and grooming, food and drink, business, lifestyle, culture, sports, restaurants, nightlife, travel and power.

Masterpiece London’s development continues apace. In just five years, it has gone from being the trade fair circuit’s new kid on the block to established international art fair. Its 150 exhibitors come to Chelsea from across Europe and North America and consider it to be one of the year’s most crucial trade fixtures. Even within the confines of Christopher Wren’s West London masterpiece, this year’s fair looks set to live up to its name...

A young man holding a lyre made from a tortoise shell decorates this Athenian red-figure lekythos. He stands resting one hand on a walking stick and wearin. Classical Greece, Classical Period, Classical Art, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Greek Pottery, Greek And Roman Mythology, Sea Peoples, Getty Museum

Attic Red-Figure Lekythos; Eucharides Painter (Greek (Attic), active about 500 - 470 B.C.); Athens, Greece; about 480 B.C.;

amphora (jar) Amphora, ca. 530 B. black-figure Attributed to the manner of the Lysippides Painter Greek, Attic TerracottaAmphora, ca. 530 B. black-figure Attributed to the manner of the Lysippides Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Greek History, Art History, Black History, Pottery Painting, Pottery Vase, Classical Greece, Greek Pottery

Attributed to the manner of the Lysippides Painter | Terracotta amphora (jar) | Greek, Attic | Archaic | The Met

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1957. "Greek Vases from the Hearst Collection." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15(7): pp. 166, 174.Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols

Greek Pottery :: Red figured pottery :: Red figured Kantharos - This kantharos features warriors at duel. About 510 BC, National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Greek Pottery, Minoan, Heart Wall, Pottery Designs, Ancient Greece, Antiquities, Vases Decor, Figure Painting, Art History

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Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek red figured Kantharos. (more information on Red figure pottery...)Our Greek pottery items are handmade in Greece in a small family workshop using natural quality materials, superb craftsmanship and attention to detail. They are licensed and modeled after museum pieces from all over the world and bear the lead seal of authenticity.This kantharos features warriors at duel..About 510 BC, National Archaeological Museum, Athens.We take extra care…

Athena and Poseidon . To find out more about the contest between Athena and Poseidon, see this Wikipedia article: link ; Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Athena Greek Goddess, Mother Goddess, Poseidon, Sphinx, Mycenae, Greek Pottery, Painted Vases

Millions of silver coins may have been stored in Parthenon attic

Some of the fantastic riches of the ancient city-state of Athens may have been stored in the form of millions of silver coins in the attic of the Parthenon, a temple to Goddess Athena in the Acropolis. The fact that it was a temple to Athena may have been enough security because theft from it would have constituted a crime against a goddess.

Greek Archaic black-figure Olpe with Herakles Mosikos and Athena. Geometric to Archaic, Greek World, Late Century B. The piece is whole and very well preserved. The piece is whole and very well preserved Coil Pots, Greek Pottery, Black Figure, Art Object, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Figure Painting, Ceramic Pottery, Archaeology

Greek Archaic black-figure Olpe with Herakles Mosikos and Athena - Phoenix Ancient Art

Phoenix Ancient Art S.A., leading art galleries specializing in antiquities, located in New York and Geneva, Switzerland