CLSK122801 CLASSICAL RED FIGURED SKYFOS WITH ACHILES ON THE ONE SIDE AND THE KINGS OF THE ACHAINS TALKING ON THE OTHER
The classical period was between 600BC. and 400bBC.In the classical period greek pottery had design with the most famous stories of the Greek Mythology.
Greek pottery in the classical period is divided in three categories: black figured greek pottery, red figured greek pottery and white background greek pottery.
Skyphos is a two-handled deep wine-cup on a low flanged base or none. The handles may be horizontal ear-shaped thumbholds that project from the rim (in both Corinthian and Athenian shapes), or they may be loop handles at the rim or that stand away from the lower part of the body.