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Ancient Greek vases are one of our most important sources for understanding ancient Greek culture, history, everyday life, mythology and iconography. Our core collection consists of a variety of vases, all made for us in Greece, and representing the Minoan period, the geometric and Corinthian styles, the black and red figure techniques and the white ground technique.

All the pieces in this collection are in stock at the moment.


black figure lekythos - Herakles and Atlas

black figure lekythos - Herakles and Atlas

This black-figure lekythos shows a snapshot from Herakles' eleventh labour. He is shown shouldering ..

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£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

black-figure kantharos (small)

black-figure kantharos (small)

Riders on horseback encircle this black-figure kantharos. They are most likely hunting, a common pas..

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£60.00 Ex Tax: £50.00

black-figure kantharos - Homeric warriors

black-figure kantharos - Homeric warriors

Attributed to the Sokles painter by John Beazley, the original kantharos is now in the Antikensammlu..

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£100.00 Ex Tax: £83.33

black-figure kylix - Dionysos at sea (large)

black-figure kylix - Dionysos at sea (large)

The original drinking cup (kylix), dating to the mid 6th century BC, is in the Munich Antikensammlun..

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£150.00 Ex Tax: £125.00

black-figure kylix - Herakles and the Nemean lion

black-figure kylix - Herakles and the Nemean lion

This image is taken from a neck amphora attributed to the black-figure painter, Antimenes. It dates ..

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black-figure kylix: satyr and maenad

black-figure kylix: satyr and maenad

Original black-figure drinking cups like this date to the 6th century BC and would have been used at..

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black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

This image is taken from a vase attributed to the Amasis Painter. The original amphora, dating to ca..

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£95.00 Ex Tax: £79.17

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

This image is taken from a vase attributed to the Amasis Painter. The original amphora, dating to ca..

Code: VO-79

£75.00 Ex Tax: £62.50

black-figure lekythos - Dionysiac satyrs

black-figure lekythos - Dionysiac satyrs

This lekythos features three satyrs in the Classical black-figure style the ancient Greeks developed..

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black-figure lekythos - the birth of Athena

black-figure lekythos - the birth of Athena

This is one of the most famous 'birth' stories in ancient Greek mythology. The goddess Athena was, l..

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£30.00 Ex Tax: £25.00

black-figure oinochoe - Odysseus and the Cyclops

black-figure oinochoe - Odysseus and the Cyclops

This is a representation of one of the most famous stories in Homer's Odyssey. Odysseus 'polytropos'..

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£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North Wind

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North Wind

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£85.00 Ex Tax: £70.83

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North wind

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North wind

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - cockerel and goose

Corinthian alabastron - cockerel and goose

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

Corinthian alabastron with sphinx

Corinthian alabastron with sphinx

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

Corinthian alabastron: lion and goose

Corinthian alabastron: lion and goose

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£45.00 Ex Tax: £37.50

Corinthian aryballos - Boreas

Corinthian aryballos - Boreas

An aryballos used for carrying small amounts of oil or perfume, quite often to the palaistra for use..

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£30.00 Ex Tax: £25.00

Corinthian aryballos - cockerels and goose

Corinthian aryballos - cockerels and goose

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£42.00 Ex Tax: £35.00

Corinthian aryballos: eagle and lions

Corinthian aryballos: eagle and lions

The aryballos was a vessel used by athletes to carry anointing oil.  Reproduction of an origina..

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£40.00 Ex Tax: £33.33

Corinthian oinochoe

Corinthian oinochoe

The city-state of Corinth was one of the major players in the Ancient Greek world, alongside Athens ..

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£90.00 Ex Tax: £75.00

Corinthian oinochoe with lions

Corinthian oinochoe with lions

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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Corinthian oinochoe with panthers and siren

Corinthian oinochoe with panthers and siren

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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Corinthian oinochoe with siren and ibex

Corinthian oinochoe with siren and ibex

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£40.00 Ex Tax: £33.33

Corinthian olpe with panthers and ibex

Corinthian olpe with panthers and ibex

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

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£75.00 Ex Tax: £62.50

Corinthian pyxis

Corinthian pyxis

The most unusual feature of this pyxis (cosmetic/jewellery box) is the three female figureheads at t..

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£185.00 Ex Tax: £154.17

geometric kalyx krater with ibex

geometric kalyx krater with ibex

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£165.00 Ex Tax: £137.50

geometric kantharos with charioteers

geometric kantharos with charioteers

This Geometric kantharos features riders astride chariots on both sides and is carefully decorated w..

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geometric kantharos with horseriders

geometric kantharos with horseriders

This Geometric kantharos features riders on horseback on either side and is decorated with recurring..

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geometric oil lamp - grazing birds

geometric oil lamp - grazing birds

Lamps such as these, in varying sizes, were found in cemeteries such as the Kerameikos in Athens and..

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£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

geometric oinochoe with birds

geometric oinochoe with birds

Influenced by Geometric pottery, which dates roughly between the 8th and 7th centuries BC. This repr..

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geometric oinochoe with ibex and bird

geometric oinochoe with ibex and bird

Geometric art, which flourished in the years from 900-700 BC and is thus some of the earliest Greek ..

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geometric oinochoe with ibex and birds

geometric oinochoe with ibex and birds

Influenced by Geometric pottery, which dates roughly between the 8th and 7th centuries BC. This repr..

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£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

geometric skyphos with flirting birds!

geometric skyphos with flirting birds!

Geometric art, which flourished in the years from 900-700 BC and is thus some of the earliest Greek ..

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mini oinochoe: child at play

mini oinochoe: child at play

The scene on this little oinochoe shows a child playing outdoors near an olive tree. Such scenes wer..

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£20.00 Ex Tax: £16.67

mini red-figure lekythos: Eros in flight

mini red-figure lekythos: Eros in flight

The image on this mini lekythos is of Eros, the son of Aphrodite. He was usually depicted as a winge..

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mini red-figure lekythos: Iris, goddess of the rainbow

mini red-figure lekythos: Iris, goddess of the rainbow

Iris, goddess of the rainbow and also messenger of the goddess Hera.She was the female equivalent of..

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mini red-figure lekythos: lady vase-painter

mini red-figure lekythos: lady vase-painter

This famous image is a detail taken from an original kalpis by the Leningrad Painter, dating to the ..

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mini white-ground lekythos: musician with lyre

mini white-ground lekythos: musician with lyre

Originals of these miniature vases date to around the late sixth and early fifth centuries BC, are t..

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mini white-ground lekythos: the goddess Hera

mini white-ground lekythos: the goddess Hera

Hera, wife of Zeus, was Queen of the Gods, and the goddess of the home and of the sanctity of marria..

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mini white-ground lekythos: Zeus

mini white-ground lekythos: Zeus

King of the gods, he was also the god of the sky, the weather, oaths and promises, guests and hosts,..

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red-figure askos: flying figures of Eros

red-figure askos: flying figures of Eros

The original askos by Makron, dates to the first quarter of the 5th century BC and is now in a colle..

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red-figure askos: winged figures of Eros

red-figure askos: winged figures of Eros

The original askos by Makron, dates to the first quarter of the 5th century BC and is now in a colle..

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£45.00 Ex Tax: £37.50

red-figure fish plate

red-figure fish plate

A reproduction of a fish plate from Apulia in south Italy, possibly the work of the 'Flatfish Painte..

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£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

red-figure oinochoe: children at play

red-figure oinochoe: children at play

The original oinochoe dates to the 5th century BC and was traditionally given as a gift during the A..

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£70.00 Ex Tax: £58.33

red-figure owl skyphos

red-figure owl skyphos

A hand-painted reproduction of a skyphos (a cup for drinking wine) dating to the late 5th/early 4th ..

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red-figure ram's head rhyton

red-figure ram's head rhyton

The original can be seen in the British Museum and dates from around 480-470 BC. Rhytons have been f..

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£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

Rhodian oinochoe with ibex

Rhodian oinochoe with ibex

The original oinochoe dates to approximately the 7th century BC, and is typically Rhodian in style. ..

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£90.00 Ex Tax: £75.00

Rhodian oinochoe with ibex and male sphinx pair

Rhodian oinochoe with ibex and male sphinx pair

The original oinochoe dates to approximately the 7th century BC, and is typically Rhodian in style. ..

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£150.00 Ex Tax: £125.00

white-ground kalyx krater: the young Dionysos

white-ground kalyx krater: the young Dionysos

The original, dating to ca 480BC, is in the Museo Etrusco Gregoriano in the Vatican.The scene is set..

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white-ground lekythos: Athenian lady with slavegirl

white-ground lekythos: Athenian lady with slavegirl

The original, dating to ca 440BC and attributed to the Nikon Painter, is in the museum in Brussels. ..

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white-ground lekythos: in memory of a musician

white-ground lekythos: in memory of a musician

The original lekythos, dating to ca 460BC, is attributed to the Sabouroff Painter and is in the Anti..

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white-ground lekythos: Muses on Mount Helikon

white-ground lekythos: Muses on Mount Helikon

The original, dating to ca 445 BC, is in the Staatliche Antikensammlungen in Munich. Two of the nine..

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white-ground lekythos: Oedipus and the sphinx

white-ground lekythos: Oedipus and the sphinx

In the scene depicted here, Oedipus ponders the riddle of the sphinx, which was: 'What walks on four..

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white-ground lekythos: offerings at a musician's tomb

white-ground lekythos: offerings at a musician's tomb

The original of this lekythos dates to the late 5th century BC and is now in the National Archaeolog..

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white-ground lekythos: offerings at a tomb

white-ground lekythos: offerings at a tomb

The original, dating to ca440 BC and attributed to the Bosanquet Painter, is in the National Archaeo..

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white-ground lekythos: seated woman with slavegirl

white-ground lekythos: seated woman with slavegirl

The original lekythos dates to the second half of the second century BC and is now in the National A..

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white-ground lekythos: tender farewell

white-ground lekythos: tender farewell

The original lekythos dates to the late fifth century BC and is now in the National Archaeological M..

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£245.00 Ex Tax: £204.17

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