Greek Pottery Minoan Amphora Octopus and Bull leaping TAVROKATHAPSIA 11.42 INCHES
Ceramic Vessel Amphora handmade,
hand painted with the technique of aging.
Octopus, Tavrokathapsia Minoan Fresco (Mural)
Rough surface. Only for decoration.
MADE IN GREECE FREE STANDARD SHIPPING
29 cm ( 11.42 inches ) height, 17 cm ( 6.69 inches ) diameter
Ceramic Vessel handmade, hand painted with the technique of aging. Eco friendly colors. 29 cm ( 11.42 inches ) height, 17 cm ( 6.69 inches ) diameter. Rough surface. Only for decoration. FREE STANDARD SHIPPING. On SIDE A a famous fresco from the palace of Knossos in Crete, Bull Leaping (Tavrokathapsia). The image of the Bull, an animal with power that played an important religious role during the Minoan period, stands and the athlete has already jumped on it. On SIDE B representing an Octopus a popular theme of the Minoan period. Octopus has spread its tentacles in the middle of the Vessel and is waiting. The handles and the neck of the Amphora are handpainted black while the base of the neck has colorful designs.
Original Cretan products