Late Geometric Krater (Mixing Bowl) Body FragmentLate Geometric
1 1/4 in. x 1 11/16 in. x 1/4 in. (3.15 cm x 4.34 cm x 0.68 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.2801
Geography: Europe, Greece, Heraion
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels
Collection: Agnes Newhall Stillwell Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- kraters - Any of various large ancient Greek wide-mouthed vessels with two side handles, usually horizontal, generally used for mixing wine and water.
- 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.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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