Lekythoi in Thessaly: Any colour so long as it is black?

Amy C. Smith, Katerina Volioti

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    Abstract

    «Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black». With these words, in 1909, automobile pioneer Henry Ford introduced the iconic Model T, a standardized car manufactured on an assembly line and budgeted for middle class patrons. In this paper, we question the extent of Fordism in oil flasks from the early fifth century BCE.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPetasos, periodical edition of the Diachronic Museum of Larissa
    EditorsStella Katakouta, Dimitris Paleothodoros
    Place of PublicationGreece
    PublisherDiachronic Museum of Larissa, Greece
    Pages41-60
    Number of pages19
    Volume3
    ISBN (Electronic)2654-0355
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2023

    Keywords

    • design
    • modular assembly
    • pottery
    • mainland Greece

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