Ceramic Art

Pottery is one of the world’s oldest handicrafts and the ceramic tradition developed by the ancient Greeks was surely one of the most sophisticated. The word ‘ceramic’ comes from the Greek keramos, meaning ‘potters’ clay’. Thanks to its durability, pottery has provided archaeologists with an invaluable insight into many aspects of ancient Greek life and culture, including religion, dress and social attitudes.
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In Ancient Greece cubes were a popular game. Homer mentions that the Achaean hero Palamedes invented cubes to keep the besiegers of Troy occupied in their free time.

In Ancient Greece cubes were a popular game. Homer mentions that the Achaean hero Palamedes invented cubes to keep the besiegers of Troy occupied in their free time.

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The love of animals in life and death was a very important aspect in the ancient Greek world. This ceramic horse figurine was inspired by grave findings of the Mycenaean era, in the Peloponnese.

The love of animals in life and death was a very important aspect in the ancient Greek world. This ceramic horse figurine was inspired by grave findings of the Mycenaean era, in the Peloponnese.

Sandals, derived from the ancient Greek sandalon, have been worn in Messinia since antiquity.

Sandals, derived from the ancient Greek sandalon, have been worn in Messinia since antiquity.

Miniature ceramic ram in elegant custom-made paper box

Navarino Icons Ceramic Ram Figurine Ram It was the golden fleece of this animal which was sought by Jason and the Argonauts.

The love of animals in life and death was a very important aspect in the ancient Greek world. This ceramic piglet figurine was inspired by grave findings of the Mycenaean era, in the Peloponnese.

The love of animals in life and death was a very important aspect in the ancient Greek world. This ceramic piglet figurine was inspired by grave findings of the Mycenaean era, in the Peloponnese.

Pottery is one of the world’s oldest handicrafts and the ceramic tradition developed by the ancient Messinians was surely one of the most sophisticated.

Pottery is one of the world’s oldest handicrafts and the ceramic tradition developed by the ancient Messinians was surely one of the most sophisticated.

Games with dice were played since ancient times.

Navarino Icons Ceramic Dice Games with dice have been played since antiquity. According to Greek mythology, these games were invented by the Homeric hero Palamides during the Trojan War

Miniature ceramic deer in elegant custom-made paper box

Navarino Icons Ceramic Deer Figurine Deer Sacred to Artemis, goddess of the hunt and wild animals, in ancient Greek mythology

The creation of the Navarino Ceramic Doll Figurine has been influenced by similar objects excavated in several sites in the Peloponnese

The creation of the Navarino Ceramic Doll Figurine has been influenced by similar objects excavated in several sites in the Peloponnese

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