Distinctive pottery, decorated in bands of human and animal figures, most probably from Corinth (Greece) and imported into Etruria from the last half of the eighth century BC until the early sixth century BC.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • ETRUSCO-GEOMETRIC POTTERY (CERAMICA ETRUSCOGEOMETRICA) —    A local imitation of Greek geometric pottery, which began to appear in Etruria from the mid eighth century. This style was replaced by Etrusco Corinthian pottery in the course of the seventh century BC …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Greek pottery — Pottery made in ancient Greece. Its painted decoration has become the primary source of information about the development of Greek pictorial art. It was made in a variety of sizes and shapes, according to its intended use; large vessels were used …   Universalium

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