Oriental Amphora In Corinth

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This report is presented by archaeologist Annabelle Green who excavated an Oriental amphora in Corinth, Greece in 2012. The amphora demonstrates life in Ancient Greece such as trading arrangements between other empires influencing Ancient Grecian artists and objects. The amphora represents the Oriental period, occurring in 700-620 BCE. This is evident as illustrations of mythological animals and cartoon figures decorate all Oriental amphorae. The amphora is separated into three partitions, with three mythological animals in two segments and the bottom segment having figures offering food up to the mythological animals. The animals are decorated in patterns, coloured in darker tones. Patterns decorate the handles and the base of the amphora,

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