Black Figure pottery is one of the most recognizable Greek pottery designs emerged. New York: Cambridge University Press and Materials Research Society. “Drawing circles: Experimental archaeology and the pivoted multiple brush.” American Journal of Archaeology 102 (3): 507-29. “National Science Foundation is Studying Grecian Urns to Make Better Spacecraft.” Gulmini, M., et al. “Technology of production of red figure pottery from Attic and southern Italian workshops.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 380 (4): 712-8. “CT and ancient ceramics: a new approach.” In Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Amsterdam, July 12-17, 1998, edited by R. “Pottery production in Ancient Greece.” In Geoarchaeology and Archaeomineralogy Proceedings of the International Conference, 29-30 October 2008, Sophia, edited by R. “Attic Pottery Gloss Technology.” Archaeomaterials 5: 47-54. Their culture collapsed and Greece went through a "dark" period, much like the Dark Ages in Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire. During this period, the Greeks resumed cultural activities, including pottery-making. The orientalized pottery painting style originated in eastern Greece in the 8th and 7th centuries B. Trade with the countries of Asia Minor influenced the development of this style, characterized by flowing vines, flowers and animals.The production of pottery tells archeologists that the people had become comfortable and settled enough to not only make pottery and decorate it with fairly intricate designs, but to make the necessary paint and brushes as well. C., the geometric pottery designs became more intricate and complex. Designs from the southern city of Corinth soon spread throughout Greece, and the orientalized pottery painting style evolved to become less realistic. Colors of Clay: Special techniques in Athenian vases. The craft of Athenian pottery: an investigation of the technique of black-figured and red-figured Athenian vases.