Greek Geometric Pottery: A Survey of Ten Local Styles and by J. N. Coldstream

By J. N. Coldstream

Xxxix + 465 pp. & sixty four plates, 1 folding map (in pocket at rear, stained), quarto.

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Nor do I probe very far into the details of funerary ritual as shown on the Dipylon monuments; still less do I speculate on the possible connection with Homeric and other epic, through the alleged portrayal of specific myths. Most of these topics have recently been treated in special studies, where the evidence from Geometric pottery is supplemented - as it should be - by contemporary figured scenes on metalwork, and by the richer and more explicit imagery of seventh-century art. 1 Useful observations on this class have been made by P.

COPENHAGEN, Nationalmuseet DUNEDIN, University ofOtago Museum: photograph by R. M. Cook Frantz, Miss Alison HANOVER, Kestner-Museum HEIDELBERG University, archaologisches lnstitut HOBART, University ofTasmania Museum ISCHIA, Lacco Ameno, Museum B PI. 41e Pis. Ia-j,l-p; 7h-c; ga-n; wj-1; 11e; Isf-g,l Pis. 16a-b,d-e; 17a,d,f-j; 18c,g; 1ga-c; 21a,e,k PI. Igf PI. 63g Pis. 52c; 54c-d; ssd,g,l PI. 4Ih-c Pis. 22a-h; 23a-h; 25c-f; 31g Pis. 6of; 63c,f PI. 46P Pis. 2a-h; 3a-l,n; 4a-d; sa-g; IOa-h; Isa-e,m-p PI.

Some publications today follow P. Kahane, who has divided Attic Geometric into Early, Severe, Ripe, and Late phases. Yet this system seems a slightly uneasy compromise between chronological and descriptive terms; as we shall see, the epithets 'Severe' and 'Ripe' are far more suitable to Attic than to some of the remoter local styles, and it is unsatisfactory to use such terms in a purely chronological sense. In the interests of consistency I have therefore followed the simple tripartite system of the Agora publications, which divides the Attic sequence into Early, Middle, and Late ;5 here Middle Geometric corresponds to Kahane's Severe.

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