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Greek and Roman Art in the Ancient World (101)

 

Column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), ca. 350–320 B.C.; red-figure
Attributed to the Group of Boston 00.348
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Terracotta; H. 20 1/4 in. (51.51 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1950 (50.11.4)

 

 

Column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), ca. 350–320 B.C.; red-figure
Attributed to the Group of Boston 00.348
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Terracotta; H. 20 1/4 in. (51.51 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1950 (50.11.4)

Africans in Ancient Greek Art

Africans in Ancient Greek Art

Tales of Ethiopia as a mythical land at the farthest edges of the earth are recorded in some of the earliest Greek literature of the eighth century B.C., including the epic poems of Homer. Greek gods and heroes, like Menelaos, were believed to have visited this place on the fringes of the known world. However, long before Homer, the seafaring civilization of Bronze Age Crete, known today as Minoan, established trade connections with Egypt. The Minoans may have first come into contact with… More »

Ancient Greek Bronze Vessels

Ancient Greek Bronze Vessels

In ancient Greece, vessels were made in great quantities and in diverse materials, including terracotta, glass, ivory, stone, wood, leather, bronze, silver, and gold. The vases of precious metals have largely vanished because they were melted down and reused, but ancient literature and inscriptions testify to their existence. Many more bronze vessels must have existed in antiquity because they were less expensive than silver and gold, and more have survived because they were buried in tombs… More »

Ancient Greek Colonization and Trade and their Influence on Greek Art

Ancient Greek Colonization and Trade and their Influence on Greek Art

Ancient Greek colonization began at an early date, during the so-called Geometric period of about 900 to 700 B.C. (74.51.965), when many seminal elements of ancient Greek society were also established, such as city-states, major sanctuaries, and the Panhellenic festivals. The Greek alphabet, inspired by the writing of the Phoenician sea traders, was developed and spread at this time. Greece is a country surrounded by water and the sea has always played an important role in its history. The… More »

 

 

 

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