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Although the image database is regulary updated, not everything has been digitized. A complete overview of objects can be found in the CataloguePlus. If the object has also been published elsewhere (for example in Delpher) it will be visible in the object metadata. If the object has not been digitized, you can order new scans at the Special Collections desk.
Geographically, the Near East extends from the western coasts of Turkey and the Levant to the eastern border of Iran. All its different civilizations, which span millennia, are culturally and historically referred to as 'Near Eastern'.
The black-figure technique was invented in Corinth in about 700 B.C. and adopted by the Athenian workshops in approximately 630 B.C. How were the characteristic black-figure and red-figure vases actually made?