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South Ionian Wild Goat Style Stemmed Plate Fragment

610 BCE - 580 BCE

maximum length
6 3/4 in. x 4 1/8 in. x 3/8 in. (17.2 cm x 10.5 cm x 0.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.864
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Miletus
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Plates
Culture/Nationality: Milesian/South Ionian/East Greek
Findspot: Possibly Naukratis

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • East Greek
  • floral patterns - Patterns of or pertaining to flowers.
  • Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
  • plates - Shallow, usually circular dishes from which food is eaten.
  • rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.
  • 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: 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3/8 in. (17.2 x 10.5 x 0.9 cm)

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