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CANOSAN LARGE CIRCULAR POTTERY PYXIS  With a cylindrical body and splayed foot, the domed lid molded in relief with an embracing couple seated on a stool, the man nude, his mantle below, the drapery hanging from the chair, his right arm crossing the woman with his hand on her shoulder; to the right a large winged Eros.  3rd Century BC

CANOSAN LARGE CIRCULAR POTTERY PYXIS With a cylindrical body and splayed foot, the domed lid molded in relief with an embracing couple seated on a stool, the man nude, his mantle below, the drapery hanging from the chair, his right arm crossing the woman with his hand on her shoulder; to the right a large winged Eros. 3rd Century BC

The garments of the two women are especially rich in detail. The woman at right wears a pleated chiton and a himation with a decorative hem. Her companion also wears a chiton, as well as a tunic that resembles the astrochiton often worn by the goddess Artemis. [..] Both women wear their hair tied up with scarves, which are also decorated with meanders.

Terracotta oinochoe: chous (jug)

Oinochoe-chous (jug) depicting women perfuming clothes,ca. Red-figure Attributed to the Meidias Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Faces of Ancient Etruscan Civilization

Three Etruscan Terracotta Seated Female Statues from Etruscan sanctuary at Ariccia.

PENELOPE AT HER LOOM WITH TELEMACHOS. Telemachos (Odysseus’s son), stands to the left holding two spears, reproaching his mother. She sits mournfully on a chair, anguished by the unknown fate of her husband. Her head is bowed and legs are crossed in a pose canonical for Penelope. Athenian red-figure cup, c. 440 BC, by the Penelope Painter. - See more at: http://blog.oup.com/2014/07/scenes-from-the-odyssey-in-ancient-art/#sthash.CrVLMHny.dpuf

Telemachus and Penelope. Red-Figure vase dating to the second half of the fifth century B.

Aphrodite Seated on a Rock    Greece, 3rd century BC    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta statuette of Aphrodite seated on a rock,Hellenistic century BC Greek South Italian

Alabastron Depcting A Seated Woman and A Woman Walking to the Right Toward a Chair  480 B.C

Alabastron Depcting A Seated Woman and A Woman Walking to the Right Toward a Chair 480 B.

Oil lamp with a scene of Odysseus standing in front of Circe; the sorceress is wearing a rich cloak; she is sitting on a chair and holds a staff with her left hand. In the background the heads of three horses inside a stable are visible.

Oil lamp with a scene of Odysseus standing in front of Circe; the sorceress is wearing a rich cloak; she is sitting on a chair and holds a staff with her left hand. In the background the heads of three horses inside a stable are visible.

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) A solitary figure decorates the elongated body of this small red-figure lekythos, a flask for oil and perfume distinguished by its narrow aperture. Although the single female figure may be considered an excerpt from a symposium scene, it is perfectly satisfactory in itself–partly because it is so masterfully composed. A young woman plays the aulos, a double-reed wind instrument. She wears an Ionic chiton, himation, shoes, a sakkos (scarf), disk earrings, and a…

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Lekythos, ca. 480 B. red-figure Attributed to the Brygos Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta This pottery is created by the Greek's due to the black and gold colour scheme, also due to the carving of Gods and Goddess on most ceramics.

Ancient Greek Amphora - Ancient Greece Art and History Project Sixth/Seventh Grade

Ancient History Greece - Ancient Greek Amphora - Ancient Greece Art and History Project Sixth/Seventh Grade

Ancient Greek pottery detail of man with his horse.

JAM-Ancient Greek Pottery workshops benefitted from the economy by selling their pottery. The craft consisted of artistic sensibilities or what was popular during the era.

Aglaonike. 2nd century BC Thessaly.  Cited as the first female astronomer in Greece. People thought she was a sorceress for her ability to make the moon disappear when she really was just predicting the time and area when a lunar eclipse would occur.  A number of female astronomers associated with Aglaonike during this time were referred to as “the witches of Thessaly”.

century BC), also known as Aganice of Thessaly is cited as the first female astronomer in ancient Greece History

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