Greek Ceramic Animals & Fanciful Figures Photos

While most surviving pottery from Greek civilization were eating & drinking vessels, Greeks also made ceramics figurines of animals & human faces.

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Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta Rhyton in shape of bull's head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cyprian terracotta molded pouring vessels in shape of bulls from Cyprus at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta oil container in form of boar from Apulia, Southern Italy at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur (580-560 BCE) from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta Rhyton (ritual drinking cup) in shape of bull's head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cyprian terracotta molded pouring vessels in shape of bulls (14th-13th C BCE) from Cyprus at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek terracotta oil container in form of boar (late 4th- early 3rd C BCE) from Apulia, Southern Italy at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Greek terracotta oil flask in shape of owl from Corinth at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Ancient Greek lion funerary monument from near Athens at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Pottery vase in form of duck from Eastern Greece at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Ceramic black-figure lekythos from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Greek terracotta oil flask in shape of owl (c630 BCE) from Corinth at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Ancient Greek lion funerary monument (c390 BCE) from near Athens at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Pottery vase in form of duck (c600-580 BCE) from Eastern Greece at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Ceramic black-figure lekythos (330-300 BCE) from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Greek ceramic model chariot with warrior from Attica late geometric period at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Greek terracotta sphinx made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta winged woman at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta statue of birth of Aphrodite at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Greek ceramic model chariot with warrior from Attica late geometric period (760-740 BCE) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Greek terracotta sphinx (c550-525 BCE) made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta winged woman at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta statue of birth of Aphrodite (3rd C BCE) at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.
Greek terracotta miniature theater masks at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta heads of two men from Taranto, Italy at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek & Roman Terra-cotta votive figures at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Greek terracotta miniature theater masks (c300-100 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta & bronze oil vessels shaped as female heads (c470-1 BCE) at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta heads of two men (c480-460 BCE) from Taranto, Italy at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Greek & Roman Terra-cotta votive figures (3rdC BCE - 3rdC CE) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Greek terracotta vessel in shape of sandaled foot from Rhodes at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.


Greek terracotta vessel in shape of sandaled foot (c575-550 BCE) from Rhodes at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.



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