Greek Black Figure pottery – Art in Ancient Greece

By |2019-02-15T05:20:43-07:00July 3rd, 2017|Art, Greeks|

Black figure amphora by Exekias showing Achilles and Ajax playing checkers What does "black figure" mean? In Athens, in the Archaic period, potters kept right on making clay pots with mythological scenes on them. Gradually the scenes grew and took over more of the pot, and the geometric decoration took up less and [...]