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Terracotta Neck-Amphora Storage Jar

Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)
Attributed to the New York Nettos Painter

Period: Proto-Attic
Date: second quarter of the 7th century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Attic
Medium: Terracotta
Dimensions: H. 42 3/4 in. (108.6 cm); diameter 22 in. (55.9 cm)
Classification: Vases
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number: 11.210.1

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Figure of a Horse

Figure of a Horse

Period: Tang dynasty (618-907)
Date: late 7th-first half of the 8th century
Culture: China
Medium: Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigment Dimensions: H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm)
Classification: Tomb Pottery
Credit Line: Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.253.12

Storytelling Through Objects in Ancient Greece

Recommended Grade Levels: 4th-5th grade
Supplies Needed: 1 3D printer, 1 spool of PLA plastic filament
Preparation time: 4 hours
Lesson duration: 1 hour

Description: Ancient Greeks not only made sure that their tools were not only practical, but also culturally significant and visually pleasing. Learn more about what legends the Greeks chose to remember in everyday life by painting them on their pots.

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