Athenian Potters and Painters III: 3 by John Oakley

By John Oakley

Athenian Potters and Painters III provides a wealthy mass of latest fabric on Greek vases, together with unearths from excavations on the Kerameikos in Athens and Despotiko within the Cyclades. a few contributions concentrate on painters or workshops – Paseas, the Robinson workforce, and the constitution of the figured pottery in Athens; others on vase kinds – plates, phialai, cups, and the swap in shapes on the finish of the 6th century BC. Context, alternate, kalos inscriptions, reception, the fabrication of inscribed painters’ names to create a fictitious biography, and the reconstruction of the contents of an Etruscan tomb also are explored. The iconography and iconology of assorted forms of figured scenes on Attic pottery function the topic of a variety of papers – chariots, canine, baskets, heads, departures, an Amazonomachy, Menelaus and Helen, red-figure komasts, symposia, and scenes of pursuit. one of the specified vases provided are a black highlight stamnos and a column krater by means of the Suessula Painter. Athenian Potters and Painters III, the complaints of a world convention held on the collage of William and Mary in Virginia in 2012, will, just like the past volumes, develop into a regular reference paintings within the learn of Greek pottery.

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