Black figured Amphora
Olive Harvesters amphora - Side A

Black figured Amphora

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$299.00
Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek black figured neck Amphora.(more information on Black 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 amphora features on side A, harvesting of three olive trees. A youth climbs the center tree and shakes its branches to harvest the olives. Two other men beat the branches with sticks from below. The olives fall to the ground, where they are collected by a youth with a basket. Side B, Chiron, the master Centaur greets Heracles who came to be educated by Chiron.About 500 BC. British Museum, London.

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Characteristics

Material
Ceramic & hand painted
Size
31 cm (12 in.)

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