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Swan Group (E74_Group, Concept)

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


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Swan Group (en)


The Swan Group is a group of Athenian black-figure painters active during the 6th c. BCE. The group is known for decorating miniature vessels. The name derives from the prevalence of black silhouette swans (often upside down) as decoration. Shapes include the pyxis, skyphos, lekanis, plate, oinochoe, phiale, and lebes. Findspots are Athens (Agora, Acropolis, Kerameikos), Attica (Koropi, Eleusis), Tocra (Libya), Syracuse, and Perachora.

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