The early black-figured pottery of Attika in context (c. 630-570 BCE) / by Alexandra Alexandridou.

Setting as a starting point the introduction of the black-figure technique in Attic workshops at around 630 BCE, this book attempts a contextual analysis of Attic pottery until late in the first quarter of the sixth century BCE. The shapes and their functions, as well as the iconographic themes are...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Alexandridou, Alexandra-Fani, 1980-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series:Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; v. 17.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: History of research of Attic black-figure
  • Attic early black-figured shapes
  • Mixing vessels
  • Skyphos-krater
  • Egg-shaped krater
  • Column-krater
  • Lebes
  • Pouring vessels
  • Louterion
  • Oinokhoe and olpe
  • Drinking vessels
  • Skyphos
  • Cup
  • Kantharos
  • Chalice
  • Transport vessels
  • Amphora
  • Hydria
  • Loutrophoros
  • Lekane and lekanis
  • Plate
  • Oil, perfume, and cosmetic containers
  • Lekythos
  • Aryballos
  • Exaleiptron
  • Amphoriskos
  • Pyxis
  • Conclusions
  • Attic "Korinthianising" shapes and the symposion
  • Illuminating Attic burial customs : early black-figured shapes and offering trenches
  • Attic early black-figure painters
  • The earliest generation of black-figure painters
  • The early sixth century
  • Mobility of potters and painters
  • Attic early black-figure iconography
  • Heroes
  • Herakles
  • Perseus
  • Bellerophon
  • Meleager
  • Trojan cycle
  • Peleus and Thetis
  • The judgement of Paris
  • Akhilleus receiving armour from Thetis
  • Funeral games for Patroklos
  • Departure of Antilokhos or of Amphiaraos
  • Warriors' duels
  • Deities
  • Hermes
  • Aglauridai
  • Potnia and Despotes Theron, as well as comparable figures
  • Mythological figures
  • Silenoi and Nymphs
  • Harpyiai
  • Generic scenes
  • Symposion and komasts
  • Horses and chariots
  • Processions of women
  • Animals and protomes
  • Animals
  • Animal and human protomes
  • Conclusions
  • Distribution of the Attic early black-figured pottery
  • Distribution within Attika
  • Domestic Contexts
  • Sanctuaries
  • Nekropoleis
  • Distribution outside Attika
  • Aigina
  • Korinthia
  • Central Greece
  • Islands
  • Northern Greece
  • Western Asia Minor and neighbouring islands
  • Eastern Mediterranean
  • North African coast : Egypt
  • Kyrenaike
  • The Black Sea area
  • Etruria
  • South Italy
  • Sicily
  • Southern France
  • Spain
  • Conclusions
  • Traders of Attic early black-figured pottery
  • A ceramic approach to early Archaic Attika
  • Appendix 1: Catalogue of the Attic early black-figured vases
  • Appendix 2: Distribution tables
  • Appendix 3: Distribution maps
  • Appendix 4: List of painters.