Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721401T11303HELLENISTIC POTTERYCompulsory356
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim is for the students to learn the general characteristics of Hellenistic pottery, the ceramic types and how the chronology of Hellenistic pottery was accurately set up.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yasemin Polat
Learning Outcomes
1 to observe the dynamics of the cultural structure.
2 to make research and to present the results based on scientific and normative criteria.
3 to analyze the problems either theorically or practically
4 to use special terms and terminology in archaeology
5 to analyse chronological and stylistic problems of the archeological data.
6 to become concious of the results of the ongoing archaeological excavations and research. To be able to examine and study these results in the library and on the internet.
7 be aware of the professional and ethical responsibilities.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The general characteristics of Hellenistic pottery and its differences from the pottery of the preceding Classical period will be examined. The Hellenistic pottery types, in particular those of Anatolia and Greece, will be learned.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Presentation of Course : Contents and İmportanceMeeting with the students and content of the course
1General characteristics of Hellenistic potteryReading. (Cook,)
2Ceramic types and vase forms seen in Hellenistic Period PotteryReading. (Schäfer,13-28.)
3West Slope WareReading. (Schäfer,45-63)
4West Slope Ware and Simple Slipped WareReading. (Schäfer, 32-63)
5Gnathian PotteryReading. (Green, 57-103.)
6White Ground Ware: Lagynos Pottery, Hadra Hydriae, Oinochoae of CarthageReading. (Schäfer,101-117) Seminar
7Mitterm Exam
8Relief-decorated pottery: Megaran Bowls Reading. (Rotroff, Hellenistic Pottery, Athenian Imported Moldmade Bowls, The Athenian Agora XXII, Princeton 1982.)
9Appliqué PotteryReading. (Schäfer, 64-100; Özyiğit 2000,195-198, Pls.99-102.)
10Hellenistic LampsReading. (Schäfer, 122-151)
11Hellenistic LampsReading. (Schäfer, 122-151)
12The Pergamon/Kestel WorkshopsReading. (Özyiğit, 1990,94-97,Pls. 55-59.)
13The Pergamon/Kestel WorkshopsReading. (Özyiğit, 1990,94-97,Pls. 55-59.) Seminar
14The Pergamon/Kestel WorkshopsReading. (Özyiğit, 1990,94-97,Pls. 55-59.)
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Recommended: J. Schäfer, Hellenistische Keramik aus Pergamon, Berlin 1968. R.M.Cook, Greek Painted Pottery, London 1960. R.H.Howland, The Athenian Agora IV, Grek Lamps and their Survivals, Princeton 1958. G.Leroux, Lagynos, Paris 1913. J.P.Green, “ Gnathia and other Overpainted Wares of Italy and Sicily: A Survey”, Céramiques hellénistiques et romaines III, Paris 2001, 57-103. S.I.Rotroff, Hellenistic Pottery, Athenian Imported Moldmade Bowls, The Athenian Agora XXII, Princeton 1982. S.I.Rotroff, Hellenistic Pottery, Athenian Imported Wheelmade Table Ware and Related Material, The Athenian Agora XXIX, Princeton, New Jersey 1997. Ö.Özyiğit, “Céramiques Hellénistiques D’Aprés Les Fouilles de Pergame/Kestel”, B’ ΕΠІΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗ ΣΥΝΑΝΤΗΣΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΗ. ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΑ, ΑΘΗΝΑ 1990, 94-97, Pls. 55-59. Ö.Özyiğit, “The Chronology of Pergamene Appliqué Ware”, Ε’ ΕΠІΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗ ΣΥΝΑΝΤΗΣΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΗ. ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΑ, ΑΘΗΝΑ 2000, 195-198, Pls.99-102. Required Reading: A.Laumonier, La céramique hellénistique à reliefs, I, Ateliers “ioniens”, Délos XXXI, Paris 1977. H.Thompson, Two Centuries of Hellenistic Pottery, Hesperia III, 1934, 311-480. H.Goldmann, The Hellenistic and Roman Periods, Excavations at Gözlü Kule, Tarsus I, Princeton 1950. F.Courby, Vases avec reliefs appliqués de Musée de Délos, BCH 37, 1913, 418 ff. O.Deubner, Griechische Reliefkeramikin helenistischer Zeit, AA 1939, 340 ff.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16232
Discussion10110
Question-Answer212
Team/Group Work10110
Report Presentation212
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Homework Problems12448
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11111
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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