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Greek Painted Pottery

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Greek Painted Pottery by R.M. Cook
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Greek Painted Pottery has been used by classics and classical archaeology students for some thirty years. It thoroughly examines all painted pottery styles from the Protogeometric to the Hellenistic period from all areas of Greece and from the colonies in parts of Italy. In this third edition the author has made extensive revisions and has fully updated the bibliography. Coverage of new evidence and theories is also included. In each case it covers the development of iconography and the use of colour, decorative motifs and the distinctive styles of each stage. It examines the most utilitarian pottery objects as well as some of the finest pieces produced by a flourishing civilization. Other chapters cover the pottery industry and pottery-making techniques, including firing, the types of local clay which were used and inscription. This study also considers how one can date pottery and establish a chronology and the various methods by which these artefacts have been classified, preserved and collected.
Release date NZ
March 6th, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
464
Dimensions
156x234x32
ISBN-13
9780415138598
Product ID
2250496

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