This pottery contains a very dramatic scene. It shows that the ancient greeks enjoyed portraying their gods in very dramatic scenes because they liked drama so much.
This toy was used for children and infants. It was also used to keep evil away if a child got sick. The toy shows that the ancient greek people loved their kids and children had normal lives.
This statue is of Artemis, who is the goddess of hunting. They would often pray to this huge statue. This shows that the greeks felt that the gods and goddesses could control anything, even their hunt
Since food would have damaged it, this dish was usually used for display. The fact that they worked so hard on making detailed plates for display shows that they prioritized beauty and decoration.
This sculpture of goddesses (fertility, agriculture, family) shows that the ancient greek people found family-life important. They would often pray to this statue to improve their family-lives.
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