Google Art project - All about that vase

This exhibition is all about vases. All Vases from all over the world. Thin ones, tall ones, stone ones, glass ones, etc. All the the Vase's similarities, and their differences. Some are for rulers, and some are just for the unique design, and others are in question.                                                                                                                             By: Morgan Gilbreath

The vase is divided into two levels. Part is of Artemis-Apollo, Herakles-Athena and Zeus. All seen in a fight against the giants. Included because it is a vase. The vase is Black with red figures.
This amphora was made on Cyprus during the Iron Age. The story on the vase helps shows the influence of the island’s many Greek settlers to the world. This amphora is included in the collection because it is a type of vase.
Located in the Art Institute of Chicago. Its name says it all, it is a vessel of dancing lords. This vessel appears to have been painted as a funeral offering for a woman within the city of Naranjo, where it was made. Included because a vessel is a vase.
This vessel was found in Verdvllvs. Named after its founder Gaivs Verdvllvs. Kept in Huesca, Spain. Included because a vessel is a type of vase.
Berenike II, the queen of Egypt, is seen holding a comucopia, which is a symbol of prosperity and wealth. This is a relief portrait of Berenike II. In Greek above the altar it is written, “To the good fortune of Queen Berenike.” Included because it is a vase from around 243-221 BCE.
This is a ceramic vase with orange, black, and red painted onto a cream slip paint. Given to the North Carolina Museum of Art by Mr. John B. Fulling. Included because it is, in fact, a vase.
Part of a Islamic Treasure collection, this vase is created with glass. This piriform vase has an elongated, slightly flaring, cylinder neck with a large splayed opening. Included because of its uniqueness and because it is a vase.
The Maya believed that the earth was divided in three spheres, heaven or celestial world (stars, planets, sun, moon, etc), the terrestrial world and the underworld. The underworld was where you went after you died. Included because it is obviously a vase!
This Tripod Vase is being held in The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. It was donated to the museum by Mrs. Harry C. Hanszen. It has a nationality from Mexico and it is earthenware with painted stucco. Included because of its individuality and because it is a type of vase.
This bottle shaped Vessel is being held in the Brooklyn Museum. It roots back to being created in upper Egypt. appears to have a cobalt-blue under-glaze design with Asian inspiration. Included because of its rareness and by reason being, it is a vase.
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