Greek in the Wild: Inscriptions Explained

Title

Greek in the Wild: Inscriptions Explained

Description

The Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic works of art in this collection were all displayed with an accompanying inscription in ancient Greek. The interaction between the visual image and inscribed text can illuminate the function, meaning, and impact of the artistic object. The inscriptions are epitaphs, dedications, signatures, historical records, and literary records that contextualize the artistic production of ancient Greece in a variety of ways. View the interactive exhibit.

Contributor

Pria Jackson, Amanda McVey, Amelia Verkerk, Tina Salowey, Taylor Kenkel

Rights

Images provided for non-commercial research and reference use only. No permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s). Should you have use questions or any legal concerns about this image or collection, please contact the library.

Coverage

Ancient Greece

Items in the Greek in the Wild: Inscriptions Explained Collection

Mantiklos_1.JPG

Unknown 700–675 B.C.E.
nikandre_04.jpg

[unknown] 650-625 BCE
Pitsa_Plaque_01.JPG

[unknown] 540-530 BCE
osias_loukas_01.JPG

[unknown] 1000-1050 CE
Hediste 1.JPG

unknown 250-225 BCE
phrasikleia_1.JPG

Aristion of Paros 550-530 BC
AryballosGetty2.JPG

Unknown 600 - 575 B.C.
DinosBF_Fragment_01.JPG

Sophilos 580-570 BCE
monastery_goumenissa.JPG

[unknown] 2011 [photographed]
9full.JPG

250-225 BCE (creation)
RomanMosaic1.JPG

Neikias 2nd century CE
eye_cup_01.JPG

Nikosthenes 530-510 BCE
akraiphia_01.JPG

Philourgos 520-510 BCE
altar_chians_01.JPG

[unknown] 500-450 BCE
AegHorosA2.JPG

unknown 429 - 405 BCE
knossos_linearB.JPG

[unknown] 1500 BCE
IMG_2920.JPG

unknown 4th century BCE
lamella_orphica_01.JPG

[unknown] 350-300 BCE
archidike_01.jpg

[unknown] 250-225 BCE