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How to Read Greek Vases

Mertens, Joan R.
2010
176 pages
214 illustrations
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Director's Forward

Acknowledgments

Introduction

The Vases

Suggested Reading

Index

Met Art in Publication

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar) with Herakles and a bull, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
Greek, Attic
ca. 520–510 BCE
Terracotta kylix (drinking cup), Euergides Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 510 BCE
Terracotta pyxis (box), Penthesilea Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 465–460 BCE
Terracotta kylix (drinking cup), Euaion Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 460–450 BCE
Terracotta stamnos (jar), Barclay Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 450–440 BCE
Terracotta mastos (drinking cup in the form of a breast), Psiax, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 520 BCE
Terracotta cup: cow's hoof, Brygos Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 470–460 BCE
Terracotta funerary plaque, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
Greek, Attic
ca. 520–510 BCE
Terracotta lebes gamikos (round-bottomed bowl with handles and stand used in weddings), Naples Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 420 BCE
Terracotta kernos (vase for multiple offerings), Terracotta, Cycladic
Cycladic
ca. 2300–1900 BCE
Terracotta ring-kernos (offering vase), Terracotta, Cypriot
Cypriot
ca. 1050–950 BCE
Terracotta jar with three handles, Terracotta, Minoan
Minoan
ca. 1525–1490 BCE
Steatite triangular prism, Serpentine (burnt), Minoan
Minoan
ca. 1900–1750 BCE
Terracotta chariot krater, Terracotta, Helladic, Mycenaean
Helladic, Mycenaean
ca. 1300–1230 BCE
Bronze handles and rim of a cauldron, Bronze, Cypriot
Cypriot
ca. 1300–1050 BCE
Chlorite amphoriskos (small jar), Chlorite, Cypriot
Cypriot
ca. 1200–1100 BCE
Helladic, Mycenaean
ca. 1300–1200 BCE
Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup), Terracotta, Greek, Euboean
Greek, Euboean
1st half of 8th century BCE
Terracotta krater, Workshop of New York MMA 34.11.2, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
ca. 775 BCE
Terracotta model of a ship, Terracotta, Cypriot
Cypriot
ca. 600–480 BCE
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