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Polos Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/polos_painter


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Polos Painter (en), Polos-Maler (de), Peintre du Polos (fr), Polos Painter (it)Additional labels


The Polos Painter is an Athenian black-figure painter active ca. 575-565 BCE. The name derives from the cross-hatched crown (“polos”) worn by his female and hybrid figures. Shapes include the lekanis, pyxis, hydria, skyphos, and plate. Findspots include Athens (Agora, Acropolis), Cyrene, Tocra (Libya), Naukratis, and Samos (Heraion).

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