Proto-geometric Amphora

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Trustees of the British Museum
published on 11 January 2013
Proto-geometric Amphora

The Proto-geometric style (1000-900 BCE) of Greek pottery decoration was a forerunner of the full Geometric style. This amphora dates from the first half of the 10th century BCE and displays the popular circle design. These were achieved using multiple fixed brushes attached to a compass. Also typical of the style are the plain black horizontal bands. (British Museum, London).

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Museum, Trustees O. T. B. "Proto-geometric Amphora." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1013/.

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Museum, Trustees O. T. B. "Proto-geometric Amphora." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2013. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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