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Attic Late Geometric Tankard

Late Geometric
750 BCE - 735 BCE

height to top of handle
7 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 6 in. (18.7 x 12.5 x 15.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.35
Geography: Europe, Greece, Attica
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Culture/Nationality: Attic

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  • Attic - Style and culture of the region of Attica. For culture particular to the capital of Attica, Athens, use "Athenian."
  • Late Geometric - Refers to the most advanced phase of Geometric style, dating to the mid- and late eighth century BCE and appearing across a wide geographical area. It varied significantly in different locations, but in general it is characterized in vase painting by a sophistication in the representation of figures and animals, including the portrayal of recognizable mythological figures and narrative scenes. Sculpture from this period depicts a wide variety of animals and human figures that are stylized, but more naturalistic than in earlier art.
  • tankards - Tall, one-handled drinking vessels, usually with a hinged lid and often a thumbpiece; generally made of silver or pewter, but sometimes made of glass.

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  • height to top of handle Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 6 in. (18.7 x 12.5 x 15.24 cm)

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