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    Kleophrades Reaction Paper

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    At the Penn Museum, I observed an Attic Red Figure Stamnos. The piece was created in Attica, Greece in approximately 490 B.C.E. and is attributed to the Kleophrades Painter. According to a publication by the Archaeological Institute of America, the Kleophrades painter was a prominent artist of Athenian vase painting. The Kleophrades painter, a name assigned to the artist because his true name remains unknown, has almost ninety works that have been attributed to him. Archaeologists and Art Historians have studied and analyzed the Kleophrades painter’s style, and can therefore identify pieces decorated by him. This piece was made either in the late Archaic period or early Classical period in Ancient Greece, when culture and art were flourishing.…

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    Introduction: This essay would discuss the way the material of an object can be used for dating or distinguish the origin. Tang Sancai pottery produced in different parts of China. Because of the material for the production from local sources, chemical analysis can apply to see the origin of the ware. This shows the applicable method that can be used to for distinguish the Islamic lead-glazed ware from Tang Sancai as well as the Sancai ware from different part of China. For dating the tools…

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    Essay On The Cauldron

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    The cauldron of story is a metaphor used to help understand the formation and adaption of myths and fantasy. The metaphor identifies a cauldron as a massive pot holding all aspects of stories that simmer and brew together forming the soup which is served up by the author/storyteller as the story itself. The bones found in the soup represent the different aspects that make up the story such as the characters, the traits, the location, the foe, etc. And over time it can be hard to pull out the…

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    A teapot with the detailing of a realistic looking heart with chain links wrapped tightly around the heart is called “Heart Teapot: Petrol Hostage,” and it is one of many teapots in the Yixing Series by American ceramist, Richard Notkin, in 2013 (Pentilla, 2014). Notkin’s ceramic heart teapot is a relatively small teapot (6.5” x 11.25” x 5.75”) made from stoneware with a matte glaze that appears to have a rusted color that covers the entire teapot. The abstract teapot was designed to look like a…

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    A Single Shard Summary

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    A Single Shard The culture was Korean and Japanese. Which they tried to base it up about pottery making and learning how to do pottery and make pots. The location was in Korea and they didn’t have technology, but the phones on the wall. They used things that looked like a book bag,but was made out of straw and carried the things in there like if you go to garden they will use those and put the pumpkins and other stuff like that in the book bag looking thing. I think this is…

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    Maya Ceramics

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    analysis that characterizes the chemical aspects of ceramic pastes. Specialization and standardization studies within a ceramic assemblage can reveal a great deal about the organization of production. Looking at the organization of ceramic production usually begins with an evaluation of standardization, labor investment, and skill (Costin and Hagstrum 1995). Briefly, standardization can be evaluated within a ceramic assemblage by quantifying formal and technological attributes (Pool 2009) of the…

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    When you think of the ancient Egyptians you most likely think of the pyramids, what you might not know is that Egyptians are also known for their pottery. Egyptians have been making pottery since far before the pyramids, and were one of the first peoples to make pottery (Quatr). Two of the main types of pottery constructed in ancient Egypt were amphoras and pithos. Pottery in ancient Egypt was constructed with techniques similar to those used today, and was used to house large stores of…

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    there is a record of my brothers and I, from pictures taken on birthdays and vacations or days when we looked ridiculous. They range from out birth to our current adult life, some breaks in between the photos, whether because the film was being processed or we did not have a usable camera at the time. Some of the pictures have been given away to others, class and family pictures to show how much we have grown or for the grandparents to show off to their friends. The exhibit “Retrospective” by…

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    Dipylon krater is a giant goblet like vessel, from 740 B.C.E in Athens. It is about three feet and four inches tall and consists of black figures, animals and symbols painted onto a paler ceramic background. The base and stem of the krater have alternating thick black stripes and zig-zagged patterns, extending about a third of the way up the cup. A stripe of a continuous figure 8 divides this section from the upper part of the krater. There is a white stripe above, containing many painted…

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    increasing strength. Though it is possible to add these to clay, this clay should not be recycled, and should not be run through clay processing machinery. Ovenware and flameware bodies can be used for cooking in and the mix can be formulated with quartz inversion effects to make the piece more resistant to heat shock at lower temperatures. Casting slips allows the clay to be poured into a mold. The slip buts be deflocculated to allow liquefying with only slightly more water than when used in…

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