Greek Vases: An Introduction

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Overview

"Greek Vases" is a discussion of the painted vases which were an ever-present but understated feature of life in the Greek world between the end of the Bronze Age and the rise of Rome, and, in the modern world, an important component of museum collections since the eighteenth century. The book uses specific illustrated examples to explore the archaeological use of vases as chronological indicators, the use of the various shapes, their scenes of myth and everyday life and what these tell us, the way in which we think about their makers, and how they are treated today as museum objects and archaeological evidence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853996917
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/26/2006
  • Series: BCP Classical World Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 122
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Moignard is Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Glasgow. She is the author of fascicies 16 and 18 of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, and of many articles and chapters in books.

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Table of Contents

1 Greek vases and time 13
2 Painters and potters 34
3 Shapes and their uses 54
4 Scenes and storytelling 69
5 Collecting and scholarship 94
Where to seek Greek vases 103
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