University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: John Boardman

The Athenian Pottery Trade

The Classical Period

By: John Boardman

Athenian pottery traveled far, and often in quantity. The limits of distribution range from Spain through central Europe, South Russia, Persia, and along the North African coast. On some of the more receptive sites, especially in Italy, we may judge the results of this trade not merely from sherds but from hundreds of complete vases. […]