Lekythoi, alabastra, lebetes gamikoi, amphorae—how well do you know your Greek pottery? In Athenian Vase Construction, Tony Schreiber eschews the typical focus on the iconography of Greek vases to discover how ancient craftsmen created a variety of shapes, sizes, and ingenious designs on their potter’s wheel. Download or read this book online for #free via our Virtual Library today!
Oil Jar (Lekythos) with a Boy and Girl Visiting a Grave
Attributed to the Painter of Athens 1826
Greek, Athens around 460 BCE
Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum