These three students pretended that they were archaeologists who had discovered pottery (which they actually had made themselves) from the Hellenistic period. (Click on the images to view larger versions of these images.) They related the subject matter on their pieces to poems by Anyte, whose translations they had read in the Snyder text.
The third student, attracted by Anyte's portrayal of animals, her "vivid imagery describing scenes of nature," and "the importance of relationships and the emotions entailed in such a bond," centered her discussion on the depiction (on her plate and in Anyte's poem, A.P.9.745) of a goat and a Naiad. This plate is the middle plate shown in the first image.