- Refers to the culture and styles of ancient Greece, generally excluding modern and prehistoric periods, but including periods between around 900 BCE to around 31 BCE. For the culture of Greece in general, including modern Greece, see "Greek."
- Refers to a style of pottery decoration that was seen in Boeotia from the seventh century BCE to the first half of the sixth century BCE. Boeotian pottery, from the region of Boeotia, northwest of Athens, was heavily influenced by Attic styles. It is characterized by the use of lively floral motifs and mythological themes, without much detail, typically in black-figure or with figures in relief. Boeotian clay tends toward a dull brown. A favored shape was the kantharos.
- Referring to the sex that in reproduction normally produces sperm cells or male gametes.
- Giving form to something by use of a mold; usually refers to pressing a material into the mold, as distinct from pouring liquid material into the mold, for which prefer "casting."
- Representations of unclothed human figures.
- For a person or bipedal animal, having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs. For a quadrupedal animal, having the body supported by four straight legs. For an object, positioned in an erect, upright position, perhaps having the support of a base or stand, but without the support of a wall or other attached architectural element.
- A baked or semi-fired material that is usually a mixture of clay, grog, and water; it has been used for pottery, statuettes, lamps, roof tiles, and cornices since ancient times. It may be glazed prior to firing. To produce an item, terracotta is molded or shaped, dried for several days then fired to at least 600 C. It is fireproof, lighter in weight than stone, and usually brownish red in color.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
Breaking Ground, Breaking Tradition: Bryn Mawr and the First Generation of Women Archaeologists
Bryn Mawr College
, 9/19/2007 - 12/19/2007
Ancient Life on Greek Pottery
Bryn Mawr College
, 3/30/2015 - 6/1/2015
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