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North Ionian Late Wild Goat Style Closed Vessel Shoulder Fragment

600 BCE - 575 BCE

maximum length
2 3/8 in. x 2 3/16 in. x 3/16 in. (6 cm x 5.5 cm x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.858
Geography: Asia or Europe, Greece or Turkey
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels
Culture/Nationality: North Ionian/East Greek

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  • East Greek
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
  • meanders - Running ornament consisting of continuous winding lines, either angular or curving. Its name is taken from the river Meander in Turkey (ancient Asia Minor), which twists and turns upon itself like the ornamental motif.
  • rosette - Motif in the form of a stylized rose with petals radiating from the center, or for similar circular ornaments having a design radiating from the center.
  • 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.

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  • maximum length Dimensions: 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. (6 x 5.5 x 0.5 cm)

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