By Metuzals, Irene H.
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49 relevant evidence points to the people from Euboea as being active m the East as well as in the West (cf. AI Mina, Pithekoussai). probably 1 ~ces. produceq on Rhodes but also on Samos, Chios and other . ~ . This may give us som':' indication of the way in which the new idea· m potterY, may have travelled around the Aegean. But even if a plausible relation in time and also a possible means of transmission can be adduced there still remains the question why all potter-painters of this particular time not only accepted, but also whole-heartedly applied the same ideas in their work, with many variations.
The birds are in fact not more than a small circle with dots for the body and three curved lines for the head and legs, and with a triangle for the tail (fig. 5). ' These birds show no similarity at all with any of the birds previously mentioned. : the inclusion of figures, hull)an as well as animal, in the austere strictly geometric design of their vases. There might be, of course, several isolated instances of , attempted figure-drawing, as for instance on the early krater from Kamiros. 62 m) funeral amphora from the Dipylon workshops, the so-called prothesis, now in the National Museum ' in Athens (Inv.
Letric period of the eighth c~ntury we find strange echoes of Caucasian metal work ... ), such as small attachments to bronze camdrons in the form o~Jiffin . heads· or sirens. 76 These siren attachments on bronze cauldrons, which reached Greece during the seventh century, were copied and adapted to Greek standards , and taste. 7 ):77 the round soft features from the East 'lecome sharp, clear and even stretched and angular in the Greek ver:;,'on, or as expressed by Boardman, they arc ' "geometricized".
Early indications of the rise of the individual in Archaic Greece with special reference to the invention of the alphabet, the colonization movements, the first lyric poetry and the first-life-size statue in marble (PhD Ottawa) by Metuzals, Irene H.