Objects of this Typology | Quantitative Analysis

Tyrrhenian Group (Group, Concept)

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

Labels

Preferred Label
Tyrrhenian Group (en)

Definitions

en
The Tyrrhenian Group is a group of Athenian black-figure painters active ca. 570-550 BCE who decorate the ovoid neck amphora with human figures and multiple animal friezes. The name derives from the large number of vessels discovered in Etruria (located in Italy along the Tyrrhenian Sea). Painters of the group include the Castellani Painter, the Goltyr Painter, the Guglielmi Painter, the Timiades Painter, and the Kyllenios Painter. Despite some controversy about their place of manufacture, petrographic analysis indicates that the vases were produced in Athens. Many of the vases have “nonsense inscriptions” in Greek. The major finds spots are sites in Etruria, while some have been discovered in Athens (Agora, Acropolis, Kerameikos), Miletus, Ionia (Turkey), Cyrene, and Naukratis.

Data Provenance



Production Place Findspot

Objects of this Typology

These objects are associated by artist signature or scholarly attribution by analyzing artistic similarities. Only those with images are shown below, but all objects related to this concept are queried for other visualizations and data downloads.

Quantitative Analysis

Typological Distribution

Category

Select a category below to generate a graph showing the quantitative distribution for the following queries. The distribution is based vases aggregated into Kerameikos.org.

Numeric response type

Percentage
Count

Additional Filters

Include additional filters to the basic distribution query for this concept. Add one

Compare to Other Queries

You can compare mutiple queries to generate a more complex chart depicting the distribution for the Category selected above. Add query