Greek pots

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Age 7–11

Discover pots of all shapes and sizes and find out how the Greeks decorated them. This activity encourages the students to use observational skills and to think about how the use of a pot may relate to its design and examine the images used in decoration.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age ranges

Age 7–11 (KS2)

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Image: Red-figured water jar (hydria), attributed to the Lipari Painter. Greek, about 320-310 BC. Made on Sicily or Lipari, Italy