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Ancient Greece


The Walters' outstanding collection of ancient Greek art illustrates the history and culture of Greece from the Cycladic to the Hellenistic period (ca. 3rd millennium–1st century BC). It ranges from engraved gemstones to exceptionalvases and marble statues. Among the dazzling jewelry in the ancient treasury are the extraordinary Olbia bracelets, which are encrusted with multicolored gemstones.


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Aniconic Idol
Aniconic Idol Title
3rd millennium BCE (Early Bronze Age) Period
23.218 Accession
prehistoric, cycladic, abstract, orpheus Tags
Female Figure
Female Figure Title
ca. 2500-2400 BCE (Early Cycladic III) Period
23.253 Accession
abstract, geometric, greek, pegasus, marble, cycladic, teacher, resource, kit, idol, figurine, woman, coƱoesumadre, smvaw Tags
Intaglio with Two Bulls Reclining
Intaglio with Two Bulls Reclining Title
16th century BCE (Late Minoan) Period
42.402 Accession
Cylinder Seal with Figures, a Winged Genius, and Animals
Cylinder Seal with Figures, a Winged Genius, and Animals Title
16th-14th century BCE (Late Cypriot) Period
42.811 Accession
genius Tags
Fragment of a Vase
Fragment of a Vase Title
16th century BCE or early 20th century (Late Minoan or modern) Period
23.195 Accession
Goddess or Priestess
Goddess or Priestess Title
16th century BCE or early 20th century (Late Minoan or modern) Period
71.1090 Accession
test, 1350ce, snake, goddess, fertility, minoan, priestess, knossus, crete, ivory, gold, 16thcenturybc, fecundity, potniatheron Tags
Rhyton in the Form of a Bull's Head
Rhyton in the Form of a Bull's Head Title
ca. 16th century BCE or early 20th century (Late Minoan or modern) Period
23.194 Accession
creature Tags
Snake Goddess
Snake Goddess Title
16th century BCE or early 20th century (Late Minoan or modern) Period
23.196 Accession
sphinx Tags
Sealstone of a Bull
Sealstone of a Bull Title
ca. 1500 BCE or early 20th century (Late Minoan or modern) Period
42.769 Accession
Long-Beaked Jug with Paper Nautilus
Long-Beaked Jug with Paper Nautilus Title
1420-1370 BCE (Late Helladic IIIA1) Period
48.2098 Accession
greek, teacher, resource, kit, seafever Tags
Female Figurine
Female Figurine Title
14th century BCE (Late Helladic IIIA2) Period
48.1921 Accession
human, curver, hiereatic, medicinal Tags
Stirrup Jar with Geometric Decoration
Stirrup Jar with Geometric Decoration Title
14th century BCE (Late Helladic IIIA2) Period
48.2084 Accession
smvaw Tags
Stemmed Kylix with Cuttlefish
Stemmed Kylix with Cuttlefish Title
14th century BCE (Late Helladic IIIA2) Period
48.211 Accession
seafever Tags
Duck
Duck Title
9th century BCE (Geometric) Period
54.2400 Accession
birds, color, creature Tags
Quatrefoil Fibula
Quatrefoil Fibula Title
9th-8th century BCE (Geometric) Period
54.2943 Accession
Wolf with Prey
Wolf with Prey Title
9th-8th century BCE (Geometric) Period
54.2413 Accession
creature, bird, statue Tags
Pointed "Pyxis"
Pointed "Pyxis" Title
9th century BCE (Geometric) Period
48.2024 Accession
Amphora with Geometric Decoration
Amphora with Geometric Decoration Title
ca. 8th century BCE (Cypro-Geometric) Period
48.2335 Accession
Elongated Pierced Pendant
Elongated Pierced Pendant Title
8th-7th century BCE (Geometric-Orientalizing) Period
54.2921 Accession
Large Bow Fibula and Pin
Large Bow Fibula and Pin Title
8th-7th century BCE (Geometric-Orientalizing) Period
54.2919 Accession
Openwork Spherical Pendant
Openwork Spherical Pendant Title
8th-7th century BCE (Geometric-Orientalizing) Period
54.2920 Accession
Barrel Jug with Geometric Decoration
Barrel Jug with Geometric Decoration Title
8th century BCE (Cypro-Archaic I) Period
48.2044 Accession
venus Tags
Pyxis and Lid with Two Standing Horses
Pyxis and Lid with Two Standing Horses Title
8th century BCE (Geometric) Period
48.2029 Accession
Spectacle Fibula
Spectacle Fibula Title
8th-7th century BC Period
54.2916 Accession
23279 Tags
Globular Jug with Concentric Circle Decoration
Globular Jug with Concentric Circle Decoration Title
8th-7th century BCE (Cypro-Archaic I) Period
48.2341 Accession
Oinochoe with Geometric Motifs
Oinochoe with Geometric Motifs Title
mid-late 8th century BCE (Late Geometric) Period
48.2077 Accession
Globular Jug with Geometric Decoration
Globular Jug with Geometric Decoration Title
8th-7th century BCE (Cypro-Archaic I) Period
48.2347 Accession
lines Tags
Deer
Deer Title
750-725 BC (Late Geometric) Period
54.2382 Accession
creature Tags
Seated Male Figure
Seated Male Figure Title
750-700 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
54.789 Accession
drinking, duck, man Tags
Horse with Incised Mane
Horse with Incised Mane Title
ca. 750-725 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
54.2401 Accession
horse, creature Tags
Plate Fibula
Plate Fibula Title
750-700 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
54.2467 Accession
fibula Tags
Votive Wheel
Votive Wheel Title
ca. 750-700 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
54.1196 Accession
geometric, greek Tags
Amphora with Funerary Scenes
Amphora with Funerary Scenes Title
720-710 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
48.2231 Accession
greek, funerary, teacher, resource, kit, pottery, skullsandbones, awesome, ancientgreek, geometric, savethelome, combatclothes Tags
Horse
Horse Title
ca. 700 BC (Late Geometric) Period
54.2378 Accession
creature, horse, greek, statue Tags
Bull
Bull Title
ca. 700 BC (Late Geometric) Period
54.2379 Accession
bull, creature, greek, bronze, abstract Tags
Ornament with Seated Figure
Ornament with Seated Figure Title
ca. 700 BCE (Late Geometric) Period
54.2473 Accession
Corinthian Skyphos
Corinthian Skyphos Title
7th-6th century BC Period
48.2738 Accession
greek, bowl Tags
Corinthian Skyphos
Corinthian Skyphos Title
7th-6th century BC Period
48.2737 Accession
Disc Seal with a Bird
Disc Seal with a Bird Title
7th century BCE (?) (Orientalizing?) Period
71.1103 Accession
Corinthian Helmet
Corinthian Helmet Title
700-500 BC (Archaic) Period
54.2304 Accession
ancient, armor, greek, helmet, hero, heroes, greaves Tags
Pig
Pig Title
7th-6th century BCE (Orientalizing-Archaic) Period
54.1516 Accession
Askos in the Form of a Duck
Askos in the Form of a Duck Title
7th-4th century BC Period
48.4 Accession
Corinthian-Type Helmet
Corinthian-Type Helmet Title
7th-6th century BC (Archaic) Period
54.2303 Accession
roman, losthero, combatclothes Tags
Goddess or Maiden
Goddess or Maiden Title
675-650 BCE (Orientalizing) Period
54.773 Accession
faustina Tags
Griffin Attachment from a Cauldron
Griffin Attachment from a Cauldron Title
ca. 640 BC (Orientalizing) Period
54.2950 Accession
head, bronze, library, creature Tags
Alabastron with the "Mistress of the Animals"
Alabastron with the "Mistress of the Animals" Title
third quarter of the 7th century BCE (Orientalizing) Period
48.2064 Accession
greek, corinth Tags
Aryballos with a Lion
Aryballos with a Lion Title
ca. 625 BC Period
48.2095 Accession
arayballos, lion, creature, big Tags
Oinochoe in the Camirus, or "Wild Goat" Style
Oinochoe in the Camirus, or "Wild Goat" Style Title
ca. 625-600 BCE (Archaic) Period
48.2108 Accession
Amphora with Animal Frieze
Amphora with Animal Frieze Title
late 7th century BCE (Orientalizing) Period
48.2033 Accession
creature, black-figure, amphora, animals Tags
Plate with a Gorgoneion
Plate with a Gorgoneion Title
ca. 600 BCE (Early Archaic) Period
48.215 Accession
creature, sphinx, plate, losthero Tags