114-350 Coker

The large wine container, amphora, was created  by and unknown artist around 490 BCE. It was created in the red figure style, the last and most detailed forms of greek pottery. The scene that is shown is that of two people who appear to be catching a deer or antelope. Thanks to the Red figure style both people are well detailed, with the artist paying close attention to human anatomy. The strip beneath the two people and animal works to anchor the trio in space so they aren't floating around in the black back ground, this also allows the three to create a scene and story.

Large amphora by the “Berlin Painter”, Unknown, -490, From the collection of: Altes Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Stamnos, Attributed to the Chicago Painter, About 450 B.C., From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
Bichrome amphora, Unknown, c. 950 BC - 600 BC, From the collection of: Maryhill Museum of Art
Column Krater (Mixing Vessel) with Boar Hunt and Wedding Procession, Attributed to a painter in the Gorgoneion Group, about 560 BCE, From the collection of: The Toledo Museum of Art
Pair of Protomes Depicting the Forepart of a Griffin, Greek, probably Samos, 625–575 B.C., From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
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