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Question 1: Some of the leading vase painters of ________, such as the Pioneer Group, seem to have revelled in adding text to their vases and it is a testament to their literacy and cultural daring that they did so.

Question 2: Attic production was the first to resume and influence the rest of Greece, especially ________, Corinth, the Cyclades (in particular Naxos) and the Ionian colonies in the east Aegean[2].
BoeotiaAncient Thebes (Boeotia)Ancient GreeceThebes, Greece

Question 3: The new idiom developed initially in Corinth (as Proto-Corinthian) and later in ________ between circa 725 BC to 625 BC (as Proto-Attic)[6].

Question 4: The ceramics of Corinth were exported all over Greece, and their technique arrived in ________, prompting the development of a less markedly eastern idiom there.

Question 5: Interest in Greek art lagged behind the revival of classical scholarship during the Renaissance and revived in the academic circle round ________ in Rome in the 1630s.
CaravaggioWestern paintingFrench artNicolas Poussin

Question 6: In parallel, the decoration becomes complicated and becomes increasingly ornate; the painter feels reluctant to leave empty spaces and fills them with meanders or ________.
Indian religionsSwastikaBuddhismAryan race

Question 7: Clay used in ________ was much more orange than that of Corinth, and so did not lend itself as easily to the representation of flesh.

Question 8: The ________ (which we take to be roughly the late 4th century to the 1st century BC) is one of cultural decline in the traditional centres of Greek pottery production.
Seleucid EmpireAlexander the GreatDiadochiHellenistic period

Question 9: By the early to high classical era of ________ (c.
Apulian vase paintingRed-figure potteryEuphroniosBlack-figure pottery

Question 10: The best known representations of which are those of the vases found in Dipylon, one of the cemeteries of ________.


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