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Terracotta pithoid jar Period: Late Helladic III Date: ca. 1400–1050 B.C. Culture: Mycenaean Medium: Terracotta

Pear-shaped vase with three handles, bands, and conventional pattern.

Minoan pottery at the Iraklio museum. From around 2700 to 1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring and mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region. The Egyptians called the Minoans “the Sea Peoples” and had a fond appreciation for Minoan pottery and ceramics, prized for their innovative shapes and sea-inspired designs

This vibrant culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region.

Terracotta pithoid jar Period: Late Helladic III Date: ca. 1400–1050 B.C. Culture: Mycenaean Medium: Terracotta

Pear-shaped vase with three handles and loop pattern on shoulder.

Terracotta amphora (jar) from Cyprus, ca. 850-750 BC. Located in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

Terracotta amphora (jar) from Cyprus, ca. Located in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

Kamarees ware jar, from Phaistos (Crete), Greece.  BC Crete, have been found at sites through the Aegean islands and mainland Greece, on Cyprus, along the coastal Syria and in Egypt, showing the wide trading contacts of the Minoans. The extremely fine palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition.

Study online flashcards and notes for Minoan/Mycenean/Greek including Dipylon Vase: Style: Geometric Art Date: c. 800 BCE -woman's burial urn - funerary scenes painted on vase tall ;

Ancient Greece - Archaic Period (800 BC – 480 BC)

530 b. red-figure Signed by Andokides, as potter; Attributed to the Andokides Painter (red-figure decoration); Attributed to Psiax (black-figure decoration) Greek, Attic Terracotta

Greece, Mycenean  Figurine, circa 1400-1300 B.C.  Sculpture; Ceramic, Ceramic with painted slip decoration, Height: 5.16 in. (13.1 cm)

Greece, Mycenean, circa B. Sculpture Ceramic with painted slip decoration Height: in. cm) The Phil Berg Collection

Example of the amazing pottery made in Harappa. They were very skilled at crafting their own works of art.

if you traded with the Indus River Valley, you could possibly receive something like this

Ovoid ceramic rhyton Pseira Crete Late Minoan 1B

Photographed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Greek Archaeology: Greek Archaeology Flash Cards: Koofers Mycenaean gold ring

Flash cards for CLAR 244 - Greek Archaeology with Sams at North Carolina (UNC).