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African Motifs in Greek Vase Painting

African Motifs in Greek Vase Painting AbstractIn the beginning the paper concisely summarises contacts of Greeks with Egypt, focusing on their interests on the North African coast, up until the Classical Period. The brief description of Greek literary reception of Egypt during the same timeframe is following. The main part of the paper is dedicated to various African (and supposedly African) motifs depicted in Greek vase painting. These are commented upon and put in the relevant context. In the end the individual findings are summarised and confronted with the literary image described above. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of the Náprstek Museum de Gruyter

African Motifs in Greek Vase Painting

Annals of the Náprstek Museum , Volume 38 (1): 10 – Jun 1, 2017

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de Gruyter
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© 2017 Jiří Honzl, published by De Gruyter Open
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2533-5685
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10.1515/anpm-2017-0017
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Abstract

AbstractIn the beginning the paper concisely summarises contacts of Greeks with Egypt, focusing on their interests on the North African coast, up until the Classical Period. The brief description of Greek literary reception of Egypt during the same timeframe is following. The main part of the paper is dedicated to various African (and supposedly African) motifs depicted in Greek vase painting. These are commented upon and put in the relevant context. In the end the individual findings are summarised and confronted with the literary image described above.

Journal

Annals of the Náprstek Museumde Gruyter

Published: Jun 1, 2017

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