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Sunday, January 23, 2005

Exekias

Also spelled �Execias� Greek potter and painter who, with the Amasis Painter, is considered the finest of black-figure masters of the mid-6th century BC and is one of the major figures in the history of the art. His name is found on 11 vases. The commonest inscription on the vases is �Exekias epoiesen me� (�Exekias made me�). In two instances, on an amphora (a two-handled wine container) in the Vatican and on an

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