- Ancient Greek and Roman storage vessels of many variations usually having a large oval body with a narrow neck and two or more handles extending from the mouth or neck to the shoulders on the body.
- Style and culture of the region of Attica. For culture particular to the capital of Attica, Athens, use "Athenian."
- 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.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
The Age of Homer
University Museum, University of Pennsylvania
, 12/12/1969 - 3/14/1970
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
Philip P. Betancourt,
Check-list of Objects for The Age of Homer
University of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1970
Page Number: 7,
Figure Number: 5
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