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By Evan T. H. Brann

This quantity stories on Athenian pottery present in the Athenian Agora as much as 1960 that may be dated from concerning the center of the eighth century B.C., while the looks of a painter of adequate own contrast to liven up the full craft marks a true holiday from the sooner Geometric kind, in the course of the 3rd area of the seventh century B.C. while Protoattic supplies solution to black-figure and black wares. A sampling of latest imported ware is integrated. the cloth is handled first by means of form after which, extra largely, by way of portray kinds. a few 650 attribute items are chosen for cataloguing. The advent discusses the improvement of many of the shapes and kinds, characterizing the targeted options and techniques of the interval. The topographical beneficial properties of the Agora which are indicated by means of the areas of discovery of deposits of overdue Geometric and Protoattic pottery are summarized below wells, homes, workshops, sanctuaries, cemeteries, and roads.

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By Evan T. H. Brann

This quantity stories on Athenian pottery present in the Athenian Agora as much as 1960 that may be dated from concerning the center of the eighth century B.C., while the looks of a painter of adequate own contrast to liven up the full craft marks a true holiday from the sooner Geometric kind, in the course of the 3rd area of the seventh century B.C. while Protoattic supplies solution to black-figure and black wares. A sampling of latest imported ware is integrated. the cloth is handled first by means of form after which, extra largely, by way of portray kinds. a few 650 attribute items are chosen for cataloguing. The advent discusses the improvement of many of the shapes and kinds, characterizing the targeted options and techniques of the interval. The topographical beneficial properties of the Agora which are indicated by means of the areas of discovery of deposits of overdue Geometric and Protoattic pottery are summarized below wells, homes, workshops, sanctuaries, cemeteries, and roads.

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These amphorae preserve the Geometric egg-and-cylinder scheme, but have narrower bases and a higher center of gravity. In the middle quarters of the 7th century this shape has developed into the characteristic Protoattic form: a beet-like body and a neck with a corresponding concavity (20). At the same time the Geometric unbotanical shape survives (19). The 7th century is the time of innovations, which are, however, not all immediately exploited, e. g. the all-glazed black ware amphora (16), and most important, the one-piece belly amphora, which is first made with Subgeometric decor (21, 22) but which later on becomes the chief black-figure amphora (e.

Robertson, GreekPainting, Geneva, 1959, pp. 44ff. 106 Like all Protoattic painters the Ram Jug Painter likes confrontations, but he also paints single figures, one figure, or, better yet, one half-figure to a pot; here is the final defeat of the Geometricfrieze. In line with this he perfects the picture panel with the lion protome (544) and incidentally creates a long-lived black-figuretype,107the panel olpe with a great apotropaic eye in the back, of which 544 is the earliest. The protome within the panel is perhaps too little lion and too much line scheme, and it must be a late work; the tiny lions 542 are earlier and livelier.

4. 44 (= 304) Oinochoewith crossedtubes, Late GeoP 12432. Well, L 18:2. Est. H. ; diam. metric. Fig. 2, Pls. 4, 17. 13 m. P 4885. Grave 12:12.

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