Greek Patterns Handout
This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my 4th graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples. ...
One of the most influential 19th century books on architectural patterns is The Grammar of Ornament, by Owen Jones, published in England in 1853. It fanned interest in decorative schemes for molding, tile, and wallpaper from a wide variety of sources. The page above describes Greek motives from friezes and pottery.
Glaux or skyphos (cup) of pottery decorated in red figure style with an owl between olive branches, with one vertical and one horizontal handle: Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Greek, Attic, 5th century BC, c. 450 - 425 BC © National Museums Scotland
A GREEK RED-FIGURED OWL SKYPHOS , SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA MID 4TH-CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK RED-FIGURED OWL SKYPHOS SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA MID 4TH-CENTURY B.C. Each side with an owl facing right, its head turned frontally, framed by laurel sprigs, on double reserved groundline 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high
The Ancient Greek fashion history. Clothing in Ancient Greece.
Ancient Greek fashion history. The Tunic or Chiton. The Peplum. The Chlamys. The Tiara, The Mitra. Hair, Headdresses. Petasus. The Armor.