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Accession_Number 50.4.20
adlib_title wheelmade, black glaze oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Outward facing lip on a rim folded into a grape leaf shape, shape continues down neck. Neck joins a plain convex shoulder. Tapering lower body joining slightly taurus foot with slightly concave base. Curved vertical handle attached to the lip and the shoulder
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Exterior and interior of neck in black glaze, base is reserved. Fourteen, unevenly spaced vertical incisions around the lower body. From above, the lip and handle appear to form a grape leaf shape.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact, afew chips in the glaze, hairline scratch around the back of the lower body.
Technique/Style Wheelmade, Black glaze
Provenance Possibly from Pompeii
Period
Date
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Image
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Front view of a black glaze oinoche.
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Front view of a black glaze oinoche.
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Top view of a black glaze oinoche, showing the handle and lip to form a grape leaf shape.
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Top view of the bottom of a black glaze oinoche, showing the base.
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Beazley_DB
Height Aprox 17.00
Diameters Lower body 9.6; foot 5.3; base of neck 5.3
Handle_height 8.1
Other_dims. L. of lip 7.6; max w. 6.8
Location Handling collection
Edited_by Alexandra and Niki
Date_edited 12.11.2004
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