Black figured pottery

Black figured Attic Amphora

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Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek black figured Attic 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 shows two maenads approaching Dionysus with gifts of a hare and a stag. Dionysus, holding a kantharos, greets them. (find out more about Dionysus...)

On the other side Athena (find out more about Athena...) with helmet and spear and wearing the aegis over her shoulder faces Poseidon (find out more about Poseidon...) who holds his trident in front of him.About 540 BC. Cabinet des Medailles, Paris.We take extra care in safely packing our pottery items to ensure safe delivery anywhere in the world. All our shipments are insured.

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Characteristics

Material
Ceramic & hand painted
Size
28 cm (11 in.)
 
$769.00
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