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Accession_Number 50.5.1
adlib_title Etruscan black glaze; added white oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil lipped oinochoe with rounded protrusions either side of neck-handle join. Single curved handle that reaches over into mouth, appears to have had an oblong pattern, and is flanked by moulded protrusions at the top and bottom. Wide neck with a groove at juncture with bulbous body. Ring foot reserved and base raised.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Reserved on interior, starting ca. 5 cm below rim; otherwise black glazed, with some (modern?) white overpaint: traces of white vertical strokes around lip; two white bands around neck above groove; body pattern is in (modern) white flower motif inside oblong block pattern.
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Condition Badly fired leaving traces of red, especialy around lower body. Intact despite dents and scratches to body and handle. Only traces of the white design remain. Major grey/white deposit build up on base and interior. Gloss is quite lustrous.
Technique/Style Black glaze; added white
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Image
2006.20.0035.jpg
2006.20.0035.jpg
Detail from above of an Etruscan Oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
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2006.20.0092.jpg
2006.20.0092.jpg
Left side view of an Etruscan Oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip and the handle.
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2006.20.0093.jpg
2006.20.0093.jpg
Oblique view from above of the front of an Etruscan oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
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2006.20.0094.jpg
2006.20.0094.jpg
Oblique view from above of the right side of an Etruscan oinoche, showing the moutha and the handle.
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2006.20.0095.jpg
2006.20.0095.jpg
Onerhead of an Etruscan oinoche, showing the moutha and the handle.
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2006.20.0096.jpg
2006.20.0096.jpg
Right side view of an Etruscan oinoche, showing the moutha and the handle.
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2006.20.0097.jpg
2006.20.0097.jpg
View of the base of an Etruscan oinoche.
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2009.07.0003.jpg
2009.07.0003.jpg
Top and profile drawings of an Etruscan oinochoe.
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Beazley_DB
Height 34.7
Diameters Neck 10.0; body 22.5; base 11.6
Handle_height 16.7
Other_dims.
Location 3.1
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 9.08.2002; 11.09.2006
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