Kylix Depicting a Potter

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 October 2016
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The potter's wheel remains stationary as the potter leans forwards to attach the handle to the cup. On the shelf above him are four kylixes in two piles, and an oinochoe (wine-jug). The figure below the wheel is probably a dog. Greek, made in Athens about 500-480 BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 06). Kylix Depicting a Potter. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5807/kylix-depicting-a-potter/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Kylix Depicting a Potter." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 06, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5807/kylix-depicting-a-potter/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Kylix Depicting a Potter." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Oct 2016. Web. 24 Oct 2021.