Archaic Pottery of Chios

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Author  Anna A. Lemos
Publisher  Oxford University School of Archaeology
Publication Date   December 1, 1991
ISBN  0947816305
Pages  350

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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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