North Ionian Late Wild Goat Style Rim Fragment with Sphinx and RosettesArchaic
600 BCE - 575 BCE
2 1/8 in. x 2 15/16 in. x 1/4 in. (5.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 0.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- East Greek
- incising - The process and technique of producing, forming, or tracing a pattern, text, or other usually linear motif by cutting, carving, or engraving.
- Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
- repairing - Restoring to a whole by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken, or otherwise restoring to sound condition.
- rims - The outer edges of a container, especially a vessel, as well as the adjacent narrow margin. A single object may have more than one rim; a goblet has rims on its bowl and its foot.
- 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.
- staples - Double-pointed, U-shaped pieces of metal used to attach separate articles together.
- vase paintings - Refers to two-dimensional decoration applied to pottery by using paint made of metallic oxides or other pigments held in suspension in slip or another medium. The term is particularly used to refer to Ancient Greek red- and black-figure works. See also "porcelain paintings (visual works)."
- 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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