wine jars art lovers - Daniella Medina

This gallery represents different types of wine jars, and other many types of jars and artistic pieces used by the Athenians and Euphronios, pieces such as Greek ceramic, Animals for decoration and more used B.C. years. Some of them are the representation of artistic art used as decoration on the Greek society. 

Following a period of sporadic incursions and large movements of people, demographic and economic changes in the eighth century B.C. This piece shows the artistic way of jars to use as decoration.
An amphora is a Greek jar with two handles, used for wine, oil, or other liquids. Plain pottery had a utilitarian purpose, but elaborately decorated ones served a ceremonial function.
Euphronios, was an ancient Greek vase painter and potter, active in Athens in the late 6th and early 5th centuries BC.
Persian-Achaemenid work. The winged bezoar he-goat formed the left handle of a large silver amphora. It´s counterpart is in the Louvre. 400-350BC, Susa.
The decoration on this vase is relatively simple. This style of painting is called “Red-figure” because the background is painted black and the figures are left the reddish color of the bare pottery.
The image depicts a young man and a girl or woman immediately before sexual intercourse. The youth of the man is clearly indicated by his long curls hanging by his temple and neck.
Its modern name is based on the figural depictions in red colour on a black background, in contrast to the preceding black-figure style with black figures on a red background.
According to gallery label on the inside of this magnificent drinking cup is a scene from the Trojan War - Achilles, skilled in the art of healing binds his friend Patroclus, who is suffering great pain.
The outer sides display an assembly of gods on Mount Olympus, to which Athena introduces her protege Herakles after his death.
The Andokides painter was an ancient Athenian vase painter who was active from 530 to approximately 515 BC. His work is unsigned he is named after Andokides, the potter for whom he worked. He is believed to be the inventor of the red figure style of vase painting.
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