Early Corinthian Broad-Bottomed Oinochoe (Wine Jug) FragmentArchaic
615 BCE - 590 BCE
3/4 in. x 1 3/16 in. x 3/16 in. (1.9 cm x 3 cm x 0.4 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.65
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Oinochoai
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)
This object has the following keywords:
- Early Corinthian - Refers to the early phase of Corinthian pottery style, dating from around 625 BCE to around 600 BCE. It is characterized by a strong, incisive drawing of designs and a continuation of animal themes used in Proto-Corinthian pottery, but with the widespread addition of decorative elements between figures, usually distinctive rosettes with incised crosses in the petals.
- oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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