Attic Large Geometric Pitcher with Lid

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Liana Miate
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published on 23 April 2022

This pitcher is decorated with linear motifs and horses in successive zones. Vases of this class were used as cinerary urns in Attic burials during the Late Geometric Period. Found in an Attic workshop. Late Geometric II Period (735-720 BCE). Made from clay. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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