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 4th C 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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