Art & Photography Books:

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Great Britain Fascicule 24, Oxford Ashmolean Museum, Fascicule 4

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Great Britain Fascicule 24, Oxford Ashmolean Museum, Fascicule 4
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

This illustrated catalogue publishes the important collection of Greek Geometric and Orientalizing pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. More than 200 vases and fragments are described and illustrated in detailed photographs and profile drawings. There is abundant illustration of the geometric forms of ornament from which the period takes its name, including fine examples of meticulous brushwork. The figured pieces include many elements of standard Late Geometric repertoire - male and female mourners at a bier; files of warriors with shield, helmet, and spear; processing two-horse chariots with their drivers; horses, deer, hounds, a fox, and birds of different types. The introduction gives a history of the collection and discusses the changing attitudes to pottery from the 'Greek Dark Ages'.

Author Biography

Hector Catling is Honorary Fellow, St. John's College, Oxford University. He is the former director of the British School at Athens. Thomas Mannack is Departmental Lecturer in Classical Archaeology, Oxford University
Release date Australia
May 6th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Hector Catling Edited by Thomas Mannack
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
65 pages of plates; 20 pages of line drawings
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
140
Dimensions
260x330x16
ISBN-13
9780197264447
Product ID
3876230

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...