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ISBN10: 0892365994 ISBN13: 9780892365999 LCC: NK4645 Edition: 0892365998


"What is a pyxis? Who was the Amasis Painter? What is Six's technique? This illustrated book presents definitions and descriptions of these and many other Greek vase shapes, painters, and techniques encountered in museum exhibitions and publications on ancient Greek ceramics. An essay on how to look at Greek vases and another on conservation of ancient ceramics lay the ground for the concise and readable explanations of the terms most frequently confronting museum-goers. This is an indispensable guide to anyone wishing to obtain greater understanding of Greek ceramics and heightened enjoyment of them."--BOOK JACKET.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 153) and index.


  • LCC: NK4645

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: ix, 157 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: 0892365998


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