GREECE – HANDMADE – HAND PAINTED *
Height : 34 cm (13.4 in)
Width: 17 cm (6.7 in)
Net Weight: 1,5 kgr (3.3
: Genuine Ceramic
vessel form used as a storage jar and one of the principal vessel shapes in
Greek pottery, a two-handled pot with a neck narrower than the body. Amphorae,
which survive in great numbers, were used as storage and transport vessels for
olives, cereal, oil, and wine and, in outsize form, for funerals and as grave
markers. Wide-mouthed, painted amphorae were used as decanters and were given
Black-figure pottery painting,
also known as the black-figure style or black-figure ceramic is one of the styles of painting on antique
Greek vases. It was especially common between the 7th and 5th centuries BC,
although there are specimens dating as late as the 2nd century BC.
On the one side of this vase is depicted goddess Artemis with god Apollo and on the
other God Zeus.