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1 Welcome to… Welcome to… THE EXEKIAS BELLY AMPHORA VASE QUIZ CLICK HERE TO ENTER

2 1. Which technique is the Exekias belly amphora painted in? 3. Black figure 1. Red figure 2. White figure

3 2. How many humans cover the vase? 2. Seven 1. Five 3. Nine 4. Eleven

4 3. How is it signed? 4. Exekias painted and made me 1. Exekias painted me 3. Exekias made me 2. As never Exekias could do

5 4. When was it made? – 530 BC – 550 BC – 540 BC – 520 BC

6 5. What is the difference between the Lydos column krater and Exekias? 1. Lydos = narrative; Exekias = panel 2. Lydos = panel; Exekias = narrative

7 6. What decorates side A? 4. Achilles and Ajax playing a game 1. Achilles and Hector playing a game 3. Achilles and Castor playing a game 2. Achilles and Aeneas playing a game

8 7. What did Achilles and Ajax fail to hear in this myth? 2. The approaching enemy 1. The approaching storm 3. The approaching elephants 4. The approaching stampede

9 8. What does Ajax say? 2. Tria (Three) 1. Tressa (Three) 3. Tessera (Three) 4. Triad (Three)

10 9. What does Achilles say? 3. Tessara (Four) 1. Tressa (Four) 4. Triad (Four) 2. Tria (Four)

11 10. What is on the two shields on side A? 1. Bearded Gorgon and Satyr 2. Two bearded satyrs 3. Two bearded gorgons 4. A bearded satyr and maenad

12 11. What was the purpose of using ‘Boeotian’ shields in vase painting? 2. Used to depict scenes from heroic myth 1. Used to depict scenes from Boeotia 3. Used to depict true stories 4. Used to depict magic

13 12. How does Exekias make the vase more naturalistic? 2. Achilles’ horsehair crest falls over side 1. Achilles wears an embroidered cloak 3. Ajax’ horsehair crest falls over side 4. Ajax wears an embroidered cloak

14 13. What is the composition of side A? 4. Two triangles 1. Two circles 3. Two humans and some weapons 2. Overlapping humans

15 14. What does side B depict? 3. Return of Castor and Polydeuces 1. Return of Hector and Paris 2. Return of Aeneas and Priam 4. Return of Castor and Paris

16 15. Who was Castor and Polydeuces’ sister? 2. Helen 1. Cassandra 3. Hecuba 4. Cassiopeia

17 16. Why are heroes depicted naked? 4. Sign of semi-divine status 1. Sign of the heat of summer 3. Sign that they are naturists 2. Sign that they were born free

18 17. What does the slave carry? What is it for? 2. Aryballos – cleansing and anointing 1. Skyphos – offering a drink 3. Pyxis – make-up for hiding bruises 4. Kantharos – for praising the gods

19 18. What is a chlamys and who is wearing it? 2. Short cloak - Castor 1. Long cloak - Castor 3. Long cloak - Polydeuces 4. Short cloak - Polydeuces

20 19. Who is this? 3. Leda 1. Helen 2. Hecuba 4. Cassandra

21 20. What is the myth of Leda? 2. Seduced by Zeus in form of swan 1. Seduced by Zeus in shower of gold 3. Seduced by Zeus in form of bull 4. Seduced by Zeus in the form of her husband Tyndareus

22 HORAY! Soon you will be the most awesome in the land! Try another quiz!


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