ANCIENT ART.  Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros.

ANCIENT ART. Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros.

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Greek | from Thebes (Archaic) | The Archaic period in Greece (800 BC – 480 BC) was a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages.

Greek | from Thebes (Archaic) | The Archaic period in Greece (800 BC – 480 BC) was a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages.

closed sewn costume ionian chiton Costume. Chitons.  Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic…

closed sewn costume ionian chiton Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic…

Detail of the Trojan horse from scenes of the Trojan War depicted on an earthenware amphora (7th BCE). Archaeological Museum, Mykonos, Greece

Detail of the Trojan horse from scenes of the Trojan War depicted on an earthenware amphora (7th BCE). Archaeological Museum, Mykonos, Greece

Coins, Bodies, Games, and : The Politics of Meaning in Archaic Greece

Coins, Bodies, Games, and Gold: The Politics of Meaning in Archaic Greece (Paperback)

Coins, Bodies, Games, and : The Politics of Meaning in Archaic Greece

Terracotta Statuette of a Siren, Archaic Greece (550-500 BC)  The Sirens were mythical creatures said to lure sailors to their doom with their songs. In modern art they often appear as mermaid like creatures because of their link to the sea, however in Greek mythology they were these bird-women who clung to rocks.

Terracotta Statuette of a Siren, Archaic Greece (550-500 BC) The Sirens were mythical creatures said to lure sailors to their doom with their songs. In modern art they often appear as mermaid like creatures because of their link to the sea, however in Greek mythology they were these bird-women who clung to rocks.

“ Types of Greek Vases. ” Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

“ Types of Greek Vases. ” Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece

The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece (Hardcover)

The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece

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