Archaic Pottery of Chios (2 vols): The Decorated Styles 2 vols Text & Plates by Anna A Lemos [Hardback]

Anna A. Lemos (Author)

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ISBN: 9780947816308 | Published by: Oxford University School of Archaeology | Year of Publication: 1991 | Language: English 350p, 245 b/w and 5 col. pl.

Archaic Pottery of Chios (2 vols)


A major study of the decorated pottery of Chios. It ranges from the patterned chalices of the seventh century, and the Wild Goat style, through the Reserving Styles of the sixth century (Animal Chalice Style, Grand Style, Chalice Style) to the Black-Figure Styles (Sphinx and Lion, Grand Style, Chalices, Kantharoi), with full discussion of shapes and changing styles. There are chapters on dating, distribution and the character of Chian vase painting. There is an enormous catalogue of over 1600 pieces, fully supported by a volume of plates and numerous line drawings. Anna Lemos is lecturer at the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Athens.

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