Dot-band Class (Group, Concept)

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The Dot Band Class denotes a group of Athenian black-figure painters of the small neck amphora active late 6th to early 5th c. BCE. The name derives from a band of dots on the neck of the amphora. Attributed to the class are the Edinburgh Painter, Michigan Painter, Leagros Group, Group of Brussels R312, and the Bompas Group. Scenes are of Dionysos and followers, Herakles, warriors, and Amazons. Findspots include sites in Etruria, southern Italy and Sicily, the Athenian Agora, and Rhodes.

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