900-600 BCE – Geometric and Orientalizing Periods

Geometric krater, from the Dipylon cemetery, Athens, Greece, ca. 740 BCE.  3′ 4 1/2″ high.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

DIPYLON PAINTER, Geometric amphora with mourning scene, from the Dipylon cemetery, Athens, Greece, ca. 750 BCE.  5′ 1″ high.  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Corinthian black figure amphora with animal friezes, from Rhodes, Greece, ca. 625-600 BCE.  1′ 2″ high.  British Museum, London.

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