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Gigantomachy - Pronomos Painter - Red Figure Pelike Vase - Museum Replica

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Seller: talos-artifacts (1,605) 100%, Location: Athens, Greece, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 222444235663 GIGANTOMACHY THEME The original, signed by the Pronomos Painter, dates to ca 400BC and is now in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. The pictures are from the Gigantomachy, the mythical battle between gods and giants, which was depicted on the Siphnian Treasury in Delphi and on the Parthenon. On one side, there are six characters in combat. It is still uncertain as to which are the gods and which are the giants. However, given the outcome of the Gigantomachy (the gods overcame the giants), it might be that the three upper figures are gods (it has been suggested that the central figure is Ares, flanked by Castor and Pollux?), the giants beneath; or that the bearded figures are the giants, those without a beard the gods. On the reverse, there are four characters. As with the Gigantomachy, none is assigned an identity, but the tree suggests that this is a woodland scene: some have suggested that these are heroes in Elysium. Red-figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 530 BC and remained in use until the late 3rd century BC. It replaced the previously dominant style of Black-figure vase painting within a few decades. Its modern name is based on the figural depictions in red colour on a black background, in contrast to the preceding black-figure style with black figures on a red background. It was Hand made in Greece, height is approximately 12 inches. Our clay items are Hand painted and not fastly made, nor are they cheaply made of substitute materials such as resin. We stick to the materials and methods used by ancient Greeks and use only top quality ceramics and paints. Do not expect "perfection" as if these clay vases was not mass produced from a machine like many are, but by hand. Vase Details: Condition: New, Handmade in Greece. Material: Clay Height Size: 30cm (12") Note that sizes may vary a little cause everything is Hand Made ******** Check Out Our other items For Sale! Buy more items & SAVE ON SHIPPING! Store Policies: Payment We accept Paypal and we'll ship worldwide! Shipping We Offer Shipping Discounts for multiple purchase. For the second item we offer 20% discount. For major orders we can give you additional discount. Legal notice to all international order: We are not responsible for customs duties and taxes that may be charged on international orders. Please email us for more information. Customer Service & Return Policies All items are returnable within 14 days of the shipping date for a full money back guarantee (excluding shipping charges). If you are not satisfied with an item, you may exchange it or receive a full refund if it is returned in its original condition and packaging. In the event that the item is unavailable for replacement, a refund will be processed. If we feel that the return policy is being abused we reserve the right to refuse any exchange, credit or refund. Refunds will be processed via the method used for payment unless another method is requested. 14 Days 100% Money Back Guarantee If you are not satisfied with the product. No questions asked! We'll be very glad if you Visit our Store and have a look of our other items For Sale! Condition: New, Handmade Item!, Material: Pottery, Provenance: Ownership History Not Available

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