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This piece is a Greek lidded vessel that dates to the Late Bronze Age period, circa 12th-11th century B.C.This type of vessel also served as a burial urn, and held the cremated remains of the deceased. This type of vessel was then placed in a cist grave with lined stones, or within an enclosure of piled rocks, and the entire tomb was then covered with a mound of dirt. This type of burial was common throughout the ancient Greek world during the Bronze Age.

This piece is a Greek lidded vessel that dates to the Late Bronze Age period, circa 12th-11th century B.C.This type of vessel also served as a burial urn, and held the cremated remains of the deceased. This type of vessel was then placed in a cist grave with lined stones, or within an enclosure of piled rocks, and the entire tomb was then covered with a mound of dirt. This type of burial was common throughout the ancient Greek world during the Bronze Age.

Nazca Culture Killer Whale, Museo Larco, Lima, Peru. The Nazca culture flourished from 100 BCE to 800 CE beside the dry southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and the Ica Valley. Having been heavily influenced by the preceding Paracas culture, which was known for extremely complex textiles, the Nazca produced an array of beautiful crafts and technologies such as ceramics, textiles, and geoglyphs (most commonly known as the Nazca lines).

This is a sculptural ceramic bottle depicting a mythological killing-whale, mythological animal of the Nazca culture which captures heads. In some represen.

Long-Beaked Jug · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art

This full-bodied jug has a long beak-like spout derived from Minoan models. On its belly are simple designs based on the sea animal called the nautilus. The image is dominated by the stylized tentacles spiraling from the shell.

ceramica micenea

Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus Period: Late Helladic IIIC Date: ca. Culture: Helladic, Mycenaean Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. diameter 8 in.

Stemmed cup with murex decoration. Mycenean.

Mycenaean Civilization

Africa | Water Jar. Kabyle peoples, Algeria | 19th century | Ceramic and pigment | To this day, Kabyle women coil and decorate pottery with beautiful, geometric designs for their own household use and for sale. Kabyle women handbuild vessels of various sizes and shapes for holding water, milk and oil, for cooking and eating food and for making oil lamps.

Ceramic with red and black pigments. To this day, Kabyle women coil and decorate pottery with beautiful, geometric designs for their own household use and for sale

Africa  |  Nubian pottery  |  Meroe, Sudan  |  1st century  |  Relief decorations with very different style from earlier pieces from this region; perhaps influenced by one of Meroe’s many Mediterranean trade partners  |  pinned by tree frog creative

Africa | Nubian pottery | Meroe, Sudan | 1st century | Relief decorations with very different style from earlier pieces from this region; perhaps influenced by one of Meroe’s many Mediterranean trade partners | pinned by tree frog creative

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)  Attributed to an artist near Exekias Period: Archaic Date: ca. 530 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure Dimensions: H. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm)

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar) Attributed to an artist near Exekias Period: Archaic Date: ca. 530 B. black-figure Dimensions: H.

火焔型土器(縄文土器)

Flame-Style Storage Vessel, c. 2500 BC Japan, Middle Jomon Period (c. 300 BC) earthenware with carved and applied decoration, Diameter - cm inches) Overall - cm inches)

East Greek pottery oinochoe (wine-jug); shoulder: griffin between two goats; belly: four goats with a water-bird beneath the handle; the neck has a cable pattern, and around the bottom is a pattern of lotus buds and flowers; Middle Wild Goat style    Greece (Rhodes)   Date 630-600 BC

East Greek pottery oinochoe (wine-jug) Greece (Rhodes) Date BC

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