"The curtains of Perge - Built in the late 3rd century BC, the fortifications of Perge were revolutionary for their time. The curtains are of two structural types: a simple solid wall, and a wall with buttresses, arches, a mural gallery and embrasures for arrow-firing devices"
A female acrobat next to a potter’s turntable. Detail from a Campanian red-figure hydria, ca. 340-330 BCE. Trade and the search for raw materials, especially metals, first brought the ancient Greeks to southern Italy and Sicily. Artistically these outposts brought Greek models which regional artisans developed into a distinctive style with local subjects.