Greek Pottery: Stylized Octopus on a Mycenaean Stirrup Jar at the Getty!
A highly stylized octopus on a Mycenaean stirrup jar at the Getty.
Greek Pottery: Another Fish Platter from Paestum
Another 4th-Century fish platter from Paestum. (With a happy octopus!)
Greek Pottery: 7th-Century Corinthian Aryballos with a Minoan-esque Octopus
A Seventh-Century Aryballos from Corinth with an octopus in the Minoan tradition.
Greek Pottery: 15th-Century Minoan ‘Marine Style’ at the Heraklion Museum
An octopus in the ‘Marine Style’ attributed to a late-stage Minoan workshop + other examples of the genre.
Greek Pottery: Red-Figure Fish Platter, with Fish, Shrimp, Shells, and Two Octopi!
A Fourth-Century Fish Plate from Paestum (Southern Italy) in the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Greek Pottery: 4th-Century Campanian Bird-Shaped Askos (Oil-Pourer)
A 4th-century askos in the shape of a bird from Southern Italy in the Princeton University Art Museum.
Greek Pottery: 3rd-Century Bird-Shaped Askos (like a watering-can, but for oil)
A 3rd-century oil-pourer (askos) from Southern Italy in the Princeton University Art Museum.
Greek Pottery: Portrait Pitcher
Pitcher in the form of a female head from Athens, c.475-450.
Greek Pottery: Double-Headed Cantharos, Satyr + Mature African Male
A janiform cantharus with a satyr on one side and a mature African male on the other from Athens, c. 465.
Greek Pottery: Milesian Heron-Shaped Perfume Bottle
A perfume bottle shaped like a heron from Miletus, c580!
A Couple Birds from Archaic Cyprus!
Two birds from archaic Cyprus, one possibly a hornbill-like bird(?), on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.