Ancient Greek Amphora Geometric Art Copy Museum Ceramic Pottery Vase Handmade 6 Inches

 49.90

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Ancient Greek Amphora Geometric Art Copy Museum Ceramic Pottery Vase Handmade 6 Inches

Height: 6 inches (15.2 cm)
Diameter: 4.7 inches (12 cm)
Weight: 0.81 lbs (370 gr)
Material: Ceramic Hand Painted

Aged look with textured surface!

Τhe colors, the size and the painting may differ from the photos because the product is completely handmade.

Geometric art is a phase of Greek art, characterized largely by geometric motifs in vase painting, that flourished towards the end of the Greek Dark Ages, c. 900–700 BC. Its center was in Athens, and from there the style spread among the trading cities of the Aegean. The Greek Dark Ages lasted from c. 1100 to 750 BC and include two periods, the Protogeometric period and the Geometric period (or Geometric art), in reference to the characteristic pottery style. The vases had various uses or purposes within Greek society, including, but not limited to, funerary vases and symposium vases.

Our Greek pottery items are handmade and hand painted in Greece using natural quality materials, superb craftsmanship and attention to detail.

An amphora (/ˈæmfərə/; Ancient Greek: ἀμφορεύς, amphoreús; English plural: amphorae or amphoras) is a type of container with a pointed bottom and characteristic shape and size which fit tightly (and therefore safely) against each other in storage rooms and packages, tied together with rope and delivered by land or sea. The size and shape have been determined from at least as early as the Neolithic Period.
An amphora is a type of ceramic vase with two handles and a long neck narrower than the body. The word amphora is Latin, derived from the Greek amphoreus, referring to the vessel’s two carrying handles on opposite sides. Amphorae were used in vast numbers for the transport and storage of various products, both liquid and dry, but mostly for wine. They are most often ceramic, but examples in metals and other materials have been found. Versions of the amphorae were one of many shapes used in Ancient Greek vase painting.

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