Getty Museum Villa - Ancient Ceramics Collection Photos

The Getty Museum Villa in Malibu, CA hosts a collection of ancient Greek and Roman ceramics.

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Former main Villa gallery of J. Paul Getty Museum which now specializes in Greek, Roman & Etruscan art. Malibu, CA.Cycladic terracotta double jar with incised pattern at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Chalcolithic limestone fertility goddess from Cyprus at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Cycladic marble pregnant female figure at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Former main Villa gallery of J. Paul Getty Museum (1972-3) which now specializes in Greek, Roman & Etruscan art. Malibu, CA. Style: Roman villa. Architect: Langdon & Wilson, Stephen Garrett, Norman Neuerberg.Cycladic terracotta double jar with incised pattern (3000-2800 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Chalcolithic limestone fertility goddess (3000-2500 BCE) from Cyprus at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Cycladic marble pregnant female figure (2700-2300 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Cycladic marble folded-arm female figures at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta pyxis lid with three horses from Boiotia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta antefix roof ornament with Medusa at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Cycladic marble folded-arm female figures (2500-2400 BCE & 2700-2600 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta pyxis lid with three horses (760-750 BCE) from Boiotia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur (580-560 BCE) from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta antefix roof ornament with Medusa (550-500 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Etruscan terracotta antefix roof ornament with female head from Caere at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure krater with Odysseus escaping from Polyphemos's Cave from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with Diomedes & Odysseus from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with slaying of Minotaur from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Etruscan terracotta antefix roof ornament with female head (525-500 BCE) from Caere at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure krater with Odysseus escaping from Polyphemos's Cave (550-500 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with Diomedes & Odysseus (c540 BCE) from Southern Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with slaying of Minotaur (c530 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with Achilles & Ajax Gaming from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphorae with Dionysos from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup with Athena & Herakles Fighting Giants from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup with Eagle Battling Snake from Lakonia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta black-figure amphora with Achilles & Ajax Gaming (c510 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure amphorae with Dionysos (c510 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup (kylix) with Athena & Herakles Fighting Giants (c540-530 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta black-figure wine cup (kylix) with Eagle Battling Snake (c530 BCE) from Lakonia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta black-figure wine cooler with Scythian Archer from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta black-figure wine cooler (psykter) with Scythian Archer (c530 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra (c525 BCE) from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra (c525 BCE) from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Etruscan terracotta black-figure water jar with Herakles & Hydra (c525 BCE) from Central Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure water jar with Herakles fighting Nemean Lion from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Details of Greek terracotta red-figure krater with Herakles fighting Hydra from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Details of Greek terracotta red-figure krater with Herakles fighting Nemean Lion from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with man dragging sacrificial goat with purple ribbons from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure water jar with Herakles fighting Nemean Lion (c470 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Details of Greek terracotta red-figure krater with Herakles fighting Hydra (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Details of Greek terracotta red-figure krater with Herakles fighting Nemean Lion (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with man dragging sacrificial goat with purple ribbons (c510-500 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Achilles from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with crouching Satyr from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Satyr & Nymph from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with boy holding lyre from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup with Achilles (c490 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with crouching Satyr (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with Satyr & Nymph (c500-490 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure wine cup (kylix) with boy holding lyre (c480 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure mixing vessel with Triptolemos on snake-drawn chariot & Persephone from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure water jar with owl & olive branches from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure mixing vessel with theatrical figures from South Italy or Sicily at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure oil jar with Helen of Troy & Paris from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure mixing vessel (dinos) with Triptolemos on snake-drawn chariot & Persephone (c470 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure water jar (kalpis) with owl & olive branches (c480-470 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure mixing vessel with theatrical figures (c360 BCE) from South Italy or Sicily at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure oil jar (lekythos) with Helen of Troy & Paris (c420-400 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure & gold pigment storage jar with Judgment of Paris from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure storage jar with an episode from Seven against Thebes from Campania, Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta miniature theater masks at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta winged woman at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta red-figure & gold pigment storage jar with Judgment of Paris (c360 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure storage jar (amphora) with an episode from Seven against Thebes (340 BCE) from Campania, Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta miniature theater masks (c300-100 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta winged woman at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman terracotta oil lamps with themes of Ulysses at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman terracotta bowl with fishermen from North Africa at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure bowl with Medusa from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.
Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads (c470-1 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman terracotta oil lamps with themes of Ulysses (1-100 CE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Roman terracotta bowl with fishermen (400 CE) from North Africa at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta red-figure bowl with Medusa (c350 BCE) from South Italy at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.

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