Early - Late Corinthian Oinochoe (Wine Jug)/Jug Neck FragmentArchaic
615 BCE - 550 BCE
9/16 in. x 1 5/16 in. x 3/16 in. (1.4 cm x 3.3 cm x 0.4 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.81
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Jugs
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)
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- Corinthian - Refers to a pottery style created in the city and region of Corinth in the Peloponnese in south-central Greece, and exported extensively in other parts of Greece, Italy, and Egypt, particularly in the second half of the seventh century BCE and the first half of the sixth century BCE. It is characterized by large vessels and bold decoration arranged in friezes covering most of the surface. Designs are in black-figure on a light terra-cotta background, with red, white, and incised additions. Motifs may have been inspired by Eastern textiles and typically include animals, monsters, or human figures, with ornaments such as dots, leaves, or rosettes scattered over the background.
- necks - Relatively narrow, or constricted parts of containers, such as the slender portion of a bottle or vase between the mouth and the shoulders.
- oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.
- pitchers - Vessels, generally of ceramic, glass, metal, or plastic, that have a wide mouth with a broad lip and usually a handle at one side, but sometimes having two ears; includes those accompanied by a washbowl and used for personal hygiene.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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