Images of Attic Vases & Urns

Look over the following images of Attic Greek vases and urns in preparation for reading John Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn".  As you look at them, ask yourself: What are figures doing? What are they not doing? What are they saying?

Attic Vase #1

Detail of Vase #1

Attic Vase #2

Detail of Vase #2

Other Vases & Urns 

"All manner of thing shall be well/ When the tongues of flame are in-folded/ Into the crowned knot of fire/ And the fire and the rose are one." -- T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding