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  • Amphora of Exekias, a nice pleasant museum duplicate of the Greek vase painter and potter Exekias (c. 550–540 BCE). In this black parent Amphora vase, you could get a glimpse of activities, Ajax and Achilles Play with Pessi and the Return of Dioscuri. Attic black-parent pottery regularly represented scenes stimulated via way of means of myths, epics, in addition to political, social, and cultural groups of historic Athens.

    Such scenes had been a great deal extra marketable, betraying the cutting-edge worries of Athenian citizens, and regularly conveyed oblique social or political messages. Images on Amphora depicting commerce, industry, or extra traditional components of the regular lives of the Athenians had been very rare. Amphora or Amphorae become a field utilized by the Ancient Greeks to move and shop lots of products, each liquid and dry, however in most cases wine. They had been generally manufactured from ceramic, however metals and different substances have additionally been discovered. Amphorae editions had been some of the many shapes utilized in Ancient Greek vase painting.

    Black Figure pottery, Ajax and Achilles Play with Pessi, Amphora of Exekias, Gre

    143,00 €Price
    • 📜Front side: Achilles and Ajax sit facing each other and play with pessi, a game invented by Palamedes. They are both dressed in war, playing dice to pass the time while on a shift in the Trojan War.

      📜Backside: The return of Dioscuri Castor and Polydeuces to their paternal home where they are welcomed by Tyndareus and their mother Leda

      📜 Type: Black Figure, Archaic-Classical

      📜 Circa: 530 BC

      📜Condition: New, handmade in Greece

      📜 Materials: Ceramic

      📜 Dimensions: Width 13 cm (5.12 inches)-Height 20 cm (7.87 inches) lid included

      📜 Weight: 700 kilograms kilos (1.54 pounds)

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