Attic Black Figure Amphora Analysis
The reason being is just like this artist, the art is not place in horizontal bands but instead have figures the center of attention on the vase. The artist is telling a story through the figures and showed a difference of what each figure are. Three of the figures are covered from head to toe with armor and shields while Poseidon only has his strength and a piece of island in his hands. This shows a hierarchy where as in Greek culture, gods have the highest power and if anyone decide to defy them, consequences will be given out.
In addition to observing and analyzing the Attic Black Figure Amphora, one can see it comes from a period of Greece and how the artist was able to tell a historical event on a vase. Artwork of vases were important through Greek history because it gives a sense of what events happened during Greece. It also gives an idea of how the gods were portrayed and what materials were used to create this