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Etruscan painted amphora C.550BC The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Neck–amphora (jar), ca. 530 B. Attic, black–figure Attributed to an artist near Exekias Greek Terracotta

Column-Krater. The Art of Classical Greece (ca. 480–323 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Attributed to the Marlay Painter: Column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)…

Vase de cérémonie pour l'eau, Grèce, vers 304-330 av. JC

*GREECE ~ Loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water), ca. red-figure Attributed to the Darius Painter (Greek, active ca.

Terracotta krater with lid surmounted by a small hydria Attributed to the Cesnola Painter Period: Geometric Date: ca. 750–740 B.C. Culture: Greek, Euboean Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. 45 1/4 in. (114.9 cm)

Krater with a lid surmounted by a small hydria, century BCE; Geometric Greek, Euboean or Cycladic; Found at Kourion, Cyprus Terracotta

Perfume Flask - Corinth, Greece; 640-625 BC.  Attributed to the Painter of Palermo.

Painted Terracotta Perfume Flask w/ Lions -- Attributed to the Painter of Palermo -- Circa BCE -- Greek, Corinth -- Belonging to the Getty Museum.

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Terracotta mastoid (drinking cup with narrow base)  Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); diameter 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); width with handles 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1941

Terracotta mastoid (drinking cup with narrow base) Period: Archaic Date: ca. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. diameter 4 in. width with handles 6 in. cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1941

Attributed to the Amasis Painter: Lekythos (56.11.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lekythos, ca. 550 B. black-figure Attributed to the Amasis Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Prehistoric cave painting- 35,000 years ago.  -Animals were important for very basic reasons in this time period. They were used for food, clothes, tools, and most interactions between them and humans remained primal.  -Depicted as flat, basic earth tones, usually through daily life scenes, such as the hunters above.

The Altamira cave paintings

Earliest evidence of bow and arrow use is found in eastern Spain rock carvings. This painting in a southwestern France cave complex dates back to BCE and shows hunters' use of bows and arrows during the Stone Age.

Terracotta Panathenaic prize amphora Attributed to the Leagros Group depicting Athena throwing a javelin. Period: Archaic Date: ca.

Attributed to the Ixion Painter: Bail-amphora (jar) (06.1021.240) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta bail-amphora (jar) Attributed to the Ixion Painter Period: Hellenistic Date: ca.

Attributed to the Phiale Painter: Lekythos depicting Poseidon pursuing Amymone (17.230.35) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lekythos (oil flask) depicting Poseidon pursuing Amymone, ca. 440 B. Red-figure Attributed to the Phiale Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Amphora with Heracles and the Hydra of Lerna, 560-540 A.C. © Archivio fotografico SBAEM, foto Mauro Benedetti

Minotaurs And Gorgons And Sphinx, Oh My!

Fantastic Creatures of Fear and Myth' at the National Roman Museum - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

Amphora (jar), ca. 540–530 B.C.; black–figure Signed by Taleides as potter, attributed to the Taleides Painter Greek, Attic, Archaic Terracotta; H. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm) Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1947 (47.11.5) Obverse: Theseus slaying the MinotaurReverse: Men weighing merchandise

Black–figures amphora attributed to the Taleides Painter. Attic, Archaic period ca. Obverse: Theseus slaying the Minotaur Reverse: Men weighing merchandise.

Terracotta Panathenaic prize amphora

Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. black-figure Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta; cm) Rogers Fund, 1916 Reverse: pankration (athletic contest) and judge Obverse: Athena

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