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Accession_Number 27.4.4
adlib_title Attic oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil lip
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/4
Decoration Paint is red-brown. Single handle with incised line down back creating two halves. Trefoil mouth with short bars around, leading to long straight neck. On neck are two parallel bands at the top, above four groups of three tongues with a red bar across top. Three bands separate neck design from shoulder design of three grazing deer facing right with zig-zag fill ornaments above shoulders and a small bird (?) on extreme left. On body is one zone of checks and then bands to base. Base is flat and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Some repainting of bands on the lower areas of the body.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Subgeometric
Date 700-675
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oinochoe, side view. Handle visible; trefoil lip. Decoration depicting grazing deer and birds.
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Side view of an Attic oinochoe, showing the pattern on the body, the neck and the handle.
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Side view of an Attic oinochoe, showing the pattern on the body, the neck and the handle.
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Top view of an Attic oinochoe, showing the mouth.
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Underside view of an Attic oinochoe, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 12.0
Diameters 7.0
Handle_height 6.0
Other_dims. Base diameter 4.3
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 2.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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