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…
Newfields: A Place for Nature & the Arts
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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…
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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...
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. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols
Home :: Greek Pottery :: Red figured pottery :: Red figured Kantharos
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…
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 - Phoenix Ancient Art
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