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Themes in Art

Vessels

Aquamanile in the form of a ram, Kingdom of Benin

Aquamanile in the form of a ram 1700 – 1800

Bowl with Arabic Inscription, Islamic Dynastic Art

Bowl with Arabic Inscription 1000 – 1100

Bowl with Arabic Proverb, Islamic Dynastic Art

Bowl with Arabic Proverb 1000

Bronze Basin, Bronze Age

Bronze Basin 700BCE

Bushel with Ibex Motifs, Neolithic

Bushel with Ibex Motifs 4200 – 3500BCE

Canopic Jars, Ancient Egypt

Canopic Jars 900BCE

Canopic Urn, The Etruscans

Canopic Urn 600BCE

Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis, Gothic Art

Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis 100BCE – 1140CE

Chocolate Pot, François-Thomas Germain

Chocolate Pot François-Thomas Germain, 1765 – 1766

Circular “pilgrim” Flask, The Etruscans

Circular “pilgrim” Flask 750BCE

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head, The Etruscans

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head 400BCE

Coffeepot, François-Thomas Germain

Coffeepot François-Thomas Germain, 1757

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings 2300 – 2200BCE

Egyptian Vessel, Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Vessel 1400BCE

Greek Drinking Vessel, Ancient Greece

Greek Drinking Vessel 550BCE

Jar with Dragons, Ancient China

Jar with Dragons 1200 – 1100BCE

Jug in the Form of a Woman's Head (Oinochoe), The Etruscans

Jug in the Form of a Woman's Head (Oinochoe) 300BCE

Lapita carinated vessel, Teouma Pot No. 2, Lapita Expansion

Lapita carinated vessel, Teouma Pot No. 2 1200 – 1000BCE

Lapita Pottery Sherds, Lapita Expansion

Lapita Pottery Sherds 1220 – 910BCE

Majiayao Geometric Bowl, Neolithic

Majiayao Geometric Bowl 3300 – 2650BCE

Minoan Serpentine Tankard, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Serpentine Tankard 1750 – 1450BCE

Mycenaean Bull Rhyton, Aegean Civilizations

Mycenaean Bull Rhyton 1550 – 1500BCE

Mycenaean Lion Rhyton, Aegean Civilizations

Mycenaean Lion Rhyton 1600 – 1500BCE

Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar, Aegean Civilizations

Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar 1200 – 1100BCE

Patterned bowl, Igbo-Ukwu

Patterned bowl 800 – 900CE

Phoenician-style ewer, The Iberians

Phoenician-style ewer 600BCE

Ritual grain server (Gui), Ancient China

Ritual grain server (Gui) 1000 – 900BCE

Ritual wine cup (Zhi), Ancient China

Ritual wine cup (Zhi) 1100 – 1000BCE

Ritual wine warmer (Jia), Ancient China

Ritual wine warmer (Jia) 1400 – 1250BCE

Silver Vase with Cuneiform, Mesopotamia

Silver Vase with Cuneiform 2400BCE

Terracotta calyx-krater, Ancient Greece

Terracotta calyx-krater 400 – 390BCE

Terracotta column-krater, Ancient Greece

Terracotta column-krater 430BCE

Triton Shell Vessel, Igbo-Ukwu

Triton Shell Vessel 800 – 900CE

Vix Krater, Ancient Greece

Vix Krater 530BCE

YangShao Amphora, Neolithic

YangShao Amphora 3000BCE

Zodiac Ewer, Medieval Persian Art

Zodiac Ewer 1180 – 1210

More Themes in Art
Social Realism, Themes in Art

Social Realism

The Nude in Art, Themes in Art

The Nude in Art

Getting out the skin

Still Life, Themes in Art

Still Life

Quiet moments with simple objects

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