Greek White Ground Ceramics Photos

White Background ceramics emerged on the Greek pottery c500 BCE.

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Greek terracotta white-background drinking cup with Maenad & leopard & snake coiled in hair by Brygos-painter at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta white-ground Lekythos from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Pottery askos decorated with sea monster Skylla from Apulia, Southern Italy at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Greek terracotta aryballos at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Greek terracotta white-background drinking cup with Maenad & leopard & snake coiled in hair (c490-480 BCE) by Brygos-painter at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta white-ground Lekythos (oil jar) (410-400 BCE) from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Pottery askos decorated with sea monster Skylla (late 4thC BCE) from Apulia, Southern Italy at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Greek terracotta aryballos (615-600 BCE) at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Eastern Greek ceramic warrior head & flask at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Greek terracotta & pigment plaque with Alexander as Medusa from Asia Minor at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta amphora with athletic rabbit from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.White-ground Lagynos pottery from Pergamon at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Eastern Greek ceramic warrior head & flask (c560 BCE) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Greek terracotta & pigment plaque with Alexander as Medusa (c300-100 BCE) from Asia Minor at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta amphora with athletic rabbit (550-525 BCE) from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.White-ground Lagynos pottery (200-100 BCE) from Pergamon at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.

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