Ionian White-Slip Wild Goat Style Body Sherd of Plate(?) with Painted Decoration
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Ionian White-Slip Wild Goat Style Body Sherd of Plate(?) with Painted DecorationMiddle Iron Age
650/640 - 600 BCE
1 1/2 in. x 2 1/8 in. x 1/4 in. (3.88 cm x 5.34 cm x 0.67 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- Middle Iron Age - Refers to a phase of Iron Age culture marked by technological and social developments, including carburized iron or steel.
- Rhodian - Refers to a style of Greek pottery painting that occurred on the island of Rhodes around 650 BCE. It is characterized by a spontaneous, free brush stroke and themes that often include animals. In some classification schemes it is a variation on the Wild Goat Style.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
- Wild Goat Style - Refers to a Greek pottery style that began in Eastern Greece and flourished from about 650 to 550 BCE. It grew out of Sub-Geometric and Orientalizing styles, and is characterized by a loose painting style using dark paint on a light colored slip, enlivened with purple details, and with faces and anatomical details reserved in light. The subject matter often includes animals, especially goats, deer, geese, and griffins.
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Hetty Goldman, "Excavations at Gozlu Kule, Tarsus: Volume III, Text," (1963): p.302, no. 1479; 299-300, Figure Number: plates volume, plate 100, no.1479.
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