Ancient Greece - Drinking Vessel (Hands on History Pottery Kit)
Art In History's replica allows all ages 7+ to explore the Ancient Greeks in a fun and engaging activity.
Each Kit Contains:
* 6.5" x 4.5" Unfinished Pottery-Greek Vessel (For Decorative Use Only)
* High Quality Paint Brush
* Paint Kit
* Disposable Paint Pallets
* Craft Paper (to protect the painting surface)
* Step-by-Step Decorating Instructions
Free Lesson Download Including:
* History of the artifact
* History of the time period
* Step-by-step decorating instructions
Join Art In History in an exploration of the Ancient Greek Geometric Period.
Greece, the birthplace of Democracy, was approximately the size of modern-day New York. Mountains cover seventy-five percent of Greece. The country consists of a peninsula and many outer islands. By 750 B.C., the polis, or city-state, became the center of Greek life. The term politics comes from this Greek Term. Each polis surrounded a hill that was fortified on top. This building was called the acropolis. The acropolis in Athens is one that is used in most pictures of Greece. Between 750 B.C. and 700 B.C. Homer wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey. These epic poems tell the story of the Trojan War. Homer's epics tell a great deal about life in Ancient Greece, stressing certain ideals (or values) and the importance of human excellence. The best evidence of Ancient Greek activity, both historically and culturally, has been provided by archaeological finds of pottery.
Replicate the Greek Vessel Homer would have used in 750 B.C. and let the learning begin today!
Proudly Made In America!
There are a lot of neat historical crafts and craft ideas available, but it's not easy to find one that you'd happily keep on display after that school year, right? That's why we're so impressed with these kits. You're actually painting a pottery replica of a historical artifact... no paper mache or duct tape needed! Each kit includes an unfinished piece of pottery based on the artifact, a paint brush, sponge, paint, a disposable paint palette, step-by-step painting instructions, and craft paper/packing material, to protect your painting area. To take the activity further and learn more about the artifact and the historical time period that it represents, take advantage of the free lesson download, which is packed with lots of additional information. We love the quality of the materials and the reasonable price! Made in the USA. - Jess