Attic Black-figure Panathenaic neck amphora Greece c. 530 BCE

Attic Black-figure Panathenaic neck amphora Greece c. 530 BCE Black Figure Pottery started being used by the Ancient Greeks.

Ancient Greek pottery decoration 160 | Hans Ollermann | Flickr

Ancient Greek pottery decoration 160 | Hans Ollermann | Flickr

Greek, Athens, about 500 – 480 B.C.. Terracotta Storage Jar depicting an unidentified battle scene from the Iliad

Greek, Athens, about 500 – 480 B. Terracotta Storage Jar depicting an unidentified battle scene from the Iliad

Pottery: Panathenaic amphora; Athena between two Doric columns topped by figures of Triptolemus in chariot; inscription TONATHENETHENATHLON to left of Athena, KITTOS EPOISEN to right. Classical Greek (late) 365BC-360BC (circa). © The Trustees of the British Museum

Panathenaic prize amphora, signed by the potter Kittos. Greek, made in Athens about BC Found at Teucheira, Cyrenaica (modern Libya) A prize for a victor at the Athenian games

Pitcher (oinochoe).Dated 740–730 B.C. Dimensions Height: 33.1 cm (13 1/16 in.) Medium Ceramic Collections The Ancient World Classifications Vessels Culture Greek Place of Manufacture Boiotia, Greece Period Late Geometric Period

Dated B. Dimensions Height: cm in.) Medium Ceramic Collections The Ancient World Classifications Vessels Culture Greek Place of Manufacture Boiotia, Greece Period Late Geometric Period

Attic black-figure panathenaeic amphora. On the visible side: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. On the other side Athena promachos. These amphoras were prizes in sport competetions. These competetions were part of multiple day festivals for the gods. The one we all still play was for Zeus at Olympus, known better as the Olympic Games. Classical Greek period. Found in Greece. 530 BC. Source: Leiden Museum of Antiquities

Etruscan black-figure amphora: Athletes with a discus, spear and jumping. Leiden Museum of Antiquities

Attic Panathenaic Amphora   Kleophrades Painter ,   Greek (Attic)   Athens, Greece  Date:  490 - 480 B.C.  Terracotta

Attic Panathenaic Amphora Kleophrades Painter , Greek (Attic) Athens, Greece Date: 490 - 480 B.

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