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Main Shapes of Vases of the Geometric Period

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In the centuries following the fall of the Mycenean civilisation (about 1125 BC) the great settlement centres were gradually abandoned, the population declined and the economic and socio-political conditions were transformed. All these processes had a direct influence on art. The old features of the once mighty Mycenean civilisation were amalgamated with the new ones that emerged as a result of the migrations and population movements, producing a nre style in vase painting, the Geometric style, which lasted about three centuries (1050-700 BC).

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