Greek Terracotta Art

By Philip and Sean

This is a statue of Odysseus under a Ram is mostly likely from 500 BC. This figurine was most likely a gift to a god. Only His head remains under the Ram. It is a reference to the epic poem the Odyssey when Odysseus and his men escaped the giant by attaching them selves to a giant sheep.
Te chorus dancers are mostly likely from early 6th century BC. This a chorus dancer leading his members in a dance. it is a particularly uncommon form depicting very few details. The figures would originally have been painted red.
This statuette was most likely created around 500 B.C. It depicts a common everyday women instead of mythology or Greek gods. The child is not wearing clothing and is hurdling its mothers neck. Statues like this tended to be popular in the city of Boeotia
This is an oil jar in the form of a foot. The foot is wearing a sandal. It is from the Greek city of Athens. It was created in the 2nd century B.C.
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