Geometric Pottery

Geometric Attic amphora

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Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek Attic Geometric Amphora.

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 a typical funeral scene. Notice the figure laid out horizontally with three standing men to the right, three standing men to the left, and four grieving women below. The men have their hands on their head, perhaps tearing their hair out. This is a typical sign of grief. Much pottery produced at this time were found in cemeteries and they were commemorative.8th cent. B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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Characteristics

Material
Ceramic & hand painted
Size
27 cm (11 in.)
 
$159.00
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