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Handmade museum replica

Red figured amphora illustrates three Amazons preparing for battle 26cm

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 Product Number:

012REDFP

Description:

Red figured amphora illustrates three Amazons preparing for battle.

Copy classical period 530 BC.

Amphora: is a type of container of a characteristic shape and size, descending from at least as early as the Neolithic Period. Amphorae were used in vast numbers for the transport and storage of various products, both liquid and dry, but mostly for wine. They are most often ceramic, but examples in metals and other materials have been found. Versions of the amphorae were one of many shapes used in Ancient Greek vase painting.

Amazons:  were a tribe of warrior women believed to live in Asia Minor. Apollonius Rhodius, in his Argonautica, mentions that the Amazons were the daughters of Ares and Harmonia (a nymph of the Akmonian Wood), that they were brutal and aggressive, and their main concern in life was war.Lysias, Isocrates, Philostratus the Elder also say that their father was Ares.

Dimensions:

 Width :15 cm  

 Height :26 cm  

 Length :15 cm

Material:

Ceramic