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Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Large (ca. 1 m high) globular pyxis with tripod loop feet

Greek, made at Argos, Late Geometric Ib, ca. 740-730 BCE

 

From Argos (on Pleiades), Tomb 23 (excavated 1953, Bakaloiannis plot), in which it contained the bones of an adult woman, about 35 years old, and was stopped with an LG IIb krater (C.210), which provides a terminus post quem of ca. 715 BCE for the burial.

 

For the context of the burial, see Susan Langdon, "Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece," American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 105, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 579-606.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos, Greece

Inv. C.209

Dark paint with reserve band and wavy line.

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Presumably found in a tomb at or near Argos.

 

Archaeological Museum of Argos (en.wiki; Ministry of Culture; TAP), Argolid, Peloponnesos, Greece

Depicting an equestrian event.

From Argos. Ca. 560 BCE.

Argos, Archaeological Museum, 6090.

 

On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity.

Ancient Olympia, Greece

Depicting an equestrian event.

From Argos. Ca. 560 BCE.

Argos, Archaeological Museum, 6090.

 

On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity.

Ancient Olympia, Greece

Depicting horses and women dancing.

From Argos. Late Geometric II (730-690 BCE).

Argos, Archaeological Museum, C 2441.

 

On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity.

Ancient Olympia, Greece

Archaic (Protoargive) polychrome krater fragment

Mid 7th century BCE

 

Argos Archaeological Museum

 

See Paul Courbin, "Un fragment de cratère protoargien," BCH 79 (1955), pp. 1-49. (here)

From Argos.

Middle Geometric II (800-750 BCE).

Argos, Archaeological Museum, C 33.

 

On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity.

Ancient Olympia, Greece

Above: Argive Geometric kantharos with horses.

From Argos. Middle Geometric II (800-750 BCE).

Argos, Archaeological Museum, C 33.

 

Below: bronze horse figurine with open-work base.

From the Altis, Olympia. Second half of the 8th c. BCE.

Olympia, Archaeological Museum, B 6151.

 

On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity.

Ancient Olympia, Greece