Geometric Greek Krater

Watch this video about the Greek krater vase, one of this period's most abundant and well-documented artifacts. Take special note of the different styles of these vases as they evolved over time, and their many uses in daily life.

Krater, Terracotta, 42 5/8 in. height (108.25 cm), ca. 750-700 B.C.E., Attic (Hirschfeld Workshop, Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Attic refers to Attica, a historic region of Greece that included Athens.

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